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by fpassmore
Fri Sep 11, 2020 2:52 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: 1930 Model A
Replies: 25
Views: 1121

Re: 1930 Model A

Ah yes, the never-ending boxes of bits, bolts and brackets. I throw very little away when tearing a machine down and thus my wife thinks I am a hoarder although I just think of it as just using up the bits when time comes. Hell, I have bits that have been hiding away for more than 25 years, not goin...
by fpassmore
Mon Sep 07, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: 1950 NH 350 twin port
Replies: 7
Views: 333

Re: 1950 NH 350 twin port

Where about date you located Tom? I am in Kamloops but know of a few on the lower mainland of Vancouver.
by fpassmore
Sun Sep 06, 2020 1:06 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Indian guards
Replies: 4
Views: 212

Re: Indian guards

Hi Wade, those look pretty well made, excellent in fact for Indian made.
Trust all is well with you and we will have to get together next time I am down to the coast.
by fpassmore
Sat Sep 05, 2020 1:31 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: I need help identifying Ariel
Replies: 5
Views: 333

Re: I need help identifying Ariel

Hi, I too am in Kamloops Canada and finding Ariel bits can be a long affair with eBay a major source and Draganfly with both sources mostly from Britain. They are nice bikes when done and not impossible to get done but it will take a year or so as I have found on a couple I have.
by fpassmore
Sat Sep 05, 2020 1:58 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Misfiring of Iron Square Fours - a new variant (to me)
Replies: 3
Views: 126

Re: Misfiring of Iron Square Fours - a new variant (to me)

Well spotted Paul. I would have searched for quite a while before finding that one and have found myself truly scratching my head a few times on things like that. Started my change from Amal horizontal to Solex today and have been consulting some of your guidance along with other sources on the foru...
by fpassmore
Fri Sep 04, 2020 1:38 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Handlebar furniture and riding style
Replies: 10
Views: 351

Re: Handlebar furniture and riding style

Sounds like talking to my mother sometimes. Usage of certain words could get tricky for a Quebecois Francaise speaker. Even after 60 years of speaking English.
BTW very good looking bike, you will enjoy that.
by fpassmore
Tue Sep 01, 2020 1:44 pm
Forum: Suppliers
Topic: Square 4 camshaft
Replies: 1
Views: 455

Re: Square 4 camshaft

Thanks Brian, good update as I have one to be done and will be in Vancouver in another week or so. Used them for a couple of Norton cams a few years ago and more than pleased with the result. Need to deliver another Norton to my Rebuild buddy for his winter project; great arrangement as every winter...
by fpassmore
Tue Aug 11, 2020 2:38 am
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Draganfly poor service
Replies: 13
Views: 869

Re: Draganfly poor service

Last order came in with one item on back-order but shipped a week later in any case, new order this morning and confirmation already back so I have had only positive in the main. Must agree that patience is good tool when tracking down parts, he'll I just got a part for one bike that I have been loo...
by fpassmore
Sat Jul 18, 2020 1:37 pm
Forum: Electrics
Topic: Battery Voltage Monitor
Replies: 17
Views: 904

Re: Battery Voltage Monitor

That is the style I use as well and with a small press switch located in an unobtrusive spot it can be quite handy. Had not thought of mounting in the dummy battery case, not a bad alternative.
by fpassmore
Thu Jul 02, 2020 12:46 pm
Forum: Member's Bikes
Topic: 1930 model F
Replies: 2
Views: 7199

Re: 1930 model F

Good to see others advancing with their projects and of course for many of us not much else to occupy ourselves with.

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