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by Dave.Barkshire
Wed Jan 16, 2019 10:42 am
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Mike Taylour
Replies: 6
Views: 235

Re: Mike Taylour

Sad news. Mike had a huge amount of Ariel knowledge, especially Black Ariels and was always very friendly and helpful to other Arielists.
by Dave.Barkshire
Wed Jan 16, 2019 8:50 am
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: 1937 VG500
Replies: 5
Views: 150

Re: 1937 VG500

On originality the first things that I have noticed are...
Tank is 1936 type (37 had the rounded knee pads)
Speedo should be tank mounted PA type

The anoraks may be along soon to point out more.
by Dave.Barkshire
Tue Jan 15, 2019 11:42 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: 1930 Model B
Replies: 1
Views: 70

1930 Model B

The long awaited 1930 Model B arrived today in the pouring rain. I've not had a proper look yet but it needs quite a bit of sorting from what I can see.

For the short term it will be a garage ornament as I try to sort it out and find any bits which should be on it.

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by Dave.Barkshire
Mon Jan 14, 2019 9:16 am
Forum: A Bad thing happened to my Ariel
Topic: Primary chaincase disaster
Replies: 3
Views: 156

Primary chaincase disaster

Here is my latest disaster. After a good winter hack and nearly home something let go in the primary chain area. (1938 VH) There was a sudden scraping sound which sounded like some tinware was dragging along the ground. My guess is that the nuts have come off the crankshaft (again). This casing will...
by Dave.Barkshire
Thu Jan 10, 2019 9:09 am
Forum: For sale/wanted - Bikes
Topic: FOR SALE : Ariel 3
Replies: 0
Views: 75

FOR SALE : Ariel 3

A very clean Ariel 3 on facebook marketplace https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2046373448745384 Never tried posting a facebook marketplace link before, not sure that it works. If you can't see it then you can try searching the market place. It does have the occasional Ariel come up for sale.
by Dave.Barkshire
Thu Jan 03, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: For sale/wanted - Bikes
Topic: FOR SALE Black Ariel
Replies: 15
Views: 665

Re: FOR SALE Black Ariel

It depends upon how easy it is to get bits and how much of a spanner genius you are. In my case it would take 20 years and would never run again. However, there are plenty of spanner gurus on this site who have shelves full of goodies and contacts who will swap from their squirrel department but I d...
by Dave.Barkshire
Thu Jan 03, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: For sale/wanted - Bikes
Topic: FOR SALE Black Ariel
Replies: 15
Views: 665

FOR SALE Black Ariel

One careful lady owner (vicar's wife). Just needs a rub with an oily rag...
https://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C1061260

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