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by Vincent.vanGinneke
Fri Jan 10, 2020 8:09 am
Forum: For sale/wanted - Parts
Topic: HT Frame strut required
Replies: 1
Views: 152

Re: HT Frame strut required

I would guess that you ask John Bartram, he may have some hanging around https://nl-nl.facebook.com/Arieltrials/
by Vincent.vanGinneke
Fri Jan 10, 2020 8:06 am
Forum: Member's Bikes
Topic: SpAriel MkII aka The Hermanator
Replies: 127
Views: 37605

Re: SpAriel MkII aka The Hermanator

I like to take the scenic route :D
by Vincent.vanGinneke
Thu Jan 09, 2020 10:24 am
Forum: Member's Bikes
Topic: SpAriel MkII aka The Hermanator
Replies: 127
Views: 37605

Re: SpAriel MkII aka The Hermanator

Slow movement in the trenches of my ISDT replica campain. Grafting the rear end bits from one rigid frame on to the front of another rigid frame. I molested (ehh,.. destroyed) a orphan swingarm frame for the 1" tubing. :twisted: Found that swingarm frame tubing has a massive wall thickness of 2...
by Vincent.vanGinneke
Tue Jan 07, 2020 1:19 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Two more thirties Jaap Fijma pictures
Replies: 6
Views: 248

Re: Two more thirties Jaap Fijma pictures

More on the Sinclair Oil Co.
Marvellous sign; Greasing Palace No3.
I want that for my workshop !

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Ooww :o it's to big !
by Vincent.vanGinneke
Tue Jan 07, 2020 1:14 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Two more thirties Jaap Fijma pictures
Replies: 6
Views: 248

Re: Two more thirties Jaap Fijma pictures

Possibly, it does look like it, you never see sand like that inland.
I'll ask my neighbor for more info
by Vincent.vanGinneke
Tue Jan 07, 2020 9:21 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Two more thirties Jaap Fijma pictures
Replies: 6
Views: 248

Re: Two more thirties Jaap Fijma pictures

Found out what it says on the pump.
it's Sinclair Oil : SINCO on the side and H C with the company's logo seen from this side.
some info on that oil Company on the net :

https://www.sinclairoil.com/history/1920.html

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by Vincent.vanGinneke
Tue Jan 07, 2020 12:10 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Two more thirties Jaap Fijma pictures
Replies: 6
Views: 248

Re: Two more thirties Jaap Fijma pictures

Not Jaap Fijma related.

A neighbor gave me these two pictures, it does show a Ariel, is it a cammy ?

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by Vincent.vanGinneke
Tue Jan 07, 2020 12:03 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Two more thirties Jaap Fijma pictures
Replies: 6
Views: 248

Two more thirties Jaap Fijma pictures

En Route somewhere (Belgium?) cant read the shop sign in the left hand top corner and the brand name on the pump (?) is also not familiar to me. Anyone have any clues? Nice details on the Ariels like the small spot light on the RH and the triangle oil can at the rear of the twin port down piper. And...
by Vincent.vanGinneke
Mon Jan 06, 2020 11:11 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Smiths Chronometric S433/1/L threads
Replies: 18
Views: 517

Re: Smiths Chronometric S433/1/L threads

Tantalising ! I took out my thread gauge and measured a WD and civil chrono.
It sure does look like the threads are M6...
But I like the idea of running a 0BA die along it for complete Britishness :lol:

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by Vincent.vanGinneke
Sun Jan 05, 2020 12:02 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Smiths Chronometric S433/1/L threads
Replies: 18
Views: 517

Re: Smiths Chronometric S433/1/L threads

Yep, metric they are

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