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by allan burgess
Sun Feb 16, 2020 4:40 pm
Forum: For sale/wanted - Parts
Topic: Burman BA gears or complete box wanted
Replies: 7
Views: 459

Re: Burman BA gears or complete box wanted

Hello, Markus is this for my previous sq4? I have a complete box I bought it for my current sq4 mk1 project sorted it out and was looking for the main shaft to suit the sq4 when another full gearbox turned up with the correct main shaft you could use the mainshaft you have Allan
by allan burgess
Wed Dec 11, 2019 10:20 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: HELP PLEASE Isolastic Bushes
Replies: 8
Views: 544

Re: HELP PLEASE Isolastic Bushes

Allan Hi Thanks for the heads up I will give it a try. I have been mulling it over in bed this morning and every morning for the last week I have got parts made for steel springs but the springs are too hard they would shake our dentures out when sat in the sidecar . problem with Modifications is th...
by allan burgess
Mon Dec 09, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: HELP PLEASE Isolastic Bushes
Replies: 8
Views: 544

HELP PLEASE Isolastic Bushes

I have a Swallow Jet 80 sidecar for my sq4 the chair to sidecar chassis suspension has failed. What has failed are the two Isolastic bushes they comprise of an inner sleeve 40mm o/d 120 mm long inside a 75mm o/d tube sandwiched between its rubber bonded to both. the rubber between the two tubes work...
by allan burgess
Sun Jun 16, 2019 11:23 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Square Four MkI restoration complete - almost....
Replies: 72
Views: 5099

Re: Square Four MkI restoration complete - almost....

check the compression have you got compression on all cylinders are you using NGK plugs? if so? they soot up very fast a poor starter with sooty plugs allows the petrol to collect on the plug, clean the plugs and try easy start instead of the choke, when mine starts the 4g is first kick and the Mk1 ...
by allan burgess
Thu Mar 21, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Sq4 1938 frame wanted ansty + Forks as well
Replies: 8
Views: 902

Re: Sq4 1938 frame wanted ansty + Forks as well

I have not as yet needed to replace the taper tubes. I have so far made extended wheel lugs That compensates for The tubes when they corrode, Ive found its the bottom 1/2 inch that goes rusty. with a remade lug thats a little longer its easily over come . I have taken the time to source the wheeling...
by allan burgess
Sun Mar 17, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Sq4 1938 frame wanted ansty + Forks as well
Replies: 8
Views: 902

Sq4 1938 frame wanted ansty + Forks as well

Needed for current project I have a complete engine gearbox transmission restored and running but its in the wrong frame I can repair retube even the most battered and bent frames I only draw the line at making all the lugs as well . also a set of girder forks is required Again I can retube them and...
by allan burgess
Wed Jan 02, 2019 9:39 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: 4G Conrod Advice
Replies: 23
Views: 2418

Re: 4G Conrod Advice

I put new club rods on my restored 38 sq4. I sent back to Bruce the metalled rods out of the 38 4G, Bruce rejected them and asked for shell bearing ones If I wanted the discount. He sent back the 38 4G rods and I sent a set with shells ? I did not understand.? If we are scrapping the Rods why is it ...
by allan burgess
Thu Dec 20, 2018 1:16 am
Forum: For sale/wanted - Parts
Topic: mainshaft GB7 and final drive gear
Replies: 1
Views: 421

mainshaft GB7 and final drive gear

wanted SQ4 GB7 gearbox mainshaft and final drive gear for 1952 MK1SQuare four
by allan burgess
Fri Dec 14, 2018 1:59 am
Forum: For sale/wanted - Parts
Topic: Re: 350 nh
Replies: 3
Views: 563

Re: Re: 350 nh

talk to Martin Emery west riding branch he makes them
by allan burgess
Wed Nov 28, 2018 6:13 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Sq4 frame conversion from ?
Replies: 10
Views: 934

Re: Sq4 frame conversion from ?

Thank you Next question I have two restored engines transmission etc with another on the bench a cast iron 1938 4g and two mk1's from 1951 From what I recall in conversations at Rallies the swinging arm frame has to be altered to take a sq4 engine I recall that the top frame tube is extended by 2&qu...

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