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by barry.swanson
Tue Nov 05, 2013 9:45 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Melbourne Cup tip
Replies: 3
Views: 686

...hard luck Mate !
by barry.swanson
Wed Oct 09, 2013 2:24 am
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: balance factor on black ohv ariels
Replies: 10
Views: 2271

...the rocker plates would be more convienient points of attachment for sure,but they look like they would flex like crazy just just being asked to restrain the forces of the valve train. Add to that the movement of a tall and heavy barrel and head, scary.... Interesting to hear other makes did this...
by barry.swanson
Tue Oct 08, 2013 11:24 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: balance factor on black ohv ariels
Replies: 10
Views: 2271

Re: balance factor on black ohv ariels

......... On a black Ariel its somewhat difficult to create an unobstrusive head steady. Johann I plan on having a head steady on my Black race project based on 1929-1930 parts Joh but as you say it won't be straight foward to do or pretty to look at...maybe attach the braces from the top of the he...
by barry.swanson
Thu Oct 03, 2013 4:52 am
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Grabbing Front brake
Replies: 17
Views: 3149

Re:

Steven.Carter wrote:CaliPliers? :lol:


...anymore stopping power and the wheel might endup as kindling anyway.

Sorry we've hijacked your thread Michael, thats a rare problem you have, good luck.
by barry.swanson
Wed Oct 02, 2013 8:57 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Girder fork ride height
Replies: 4
Views: 1160

Re: Girder fork ride height

robin rose wrote:.... leaving a reduced range of movement available...Rob.


Hi Robin...does this reduced range of movement mean the forks are "bottoming or topping out" over bumps or giving an unstable ride?
by barry.swanson
Tue Sep 17, 2013 10:14 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: carb? problem????
Replies: 12
Views: 1866

Re: carb? problem????

...what a shame Chris, hopefully no serious damage done.
by barry.swanson
Sun Aug 25, 2013 5:52 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Aus Black Ariel rally
Replies: 77
Views: 12045

Re: Aus Black Ariel rally

...congratulations Brenton...did you ever consider O-ring chain and Scott oilers?
by barry.swanson
Fri Aug 23, 2013 4:19 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Aus Black Ariel rally
Replies: 77
Views: 12045

Re: Aus Black Ariel rally

...hi Brento, been lurking in the background and watching your adventure with interest... good on ya, but I think you're both bloody mad ;)
by barry.swanson
Tue Aug 20, 2013 10:52 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Twin Square 4 engined car
Replies: 50
Views: 7264

Re:

jadearling wrote:........ There could be more videos too if anyone wants more.


...I enjoyed that Jade...yes, let us know if anymore videos are posted please, Barry.
by barry.swanson
Tue Aug 06, 2013 9:41 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Ariel Arrow 500cc
Replies: 3
Views: 680

Re: Ariel Arrow 500cc

...am I correct in saying the numbers are times and you therefore won your class...why no third pass?

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