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by johnwalsh
Sat Jan 09, 2016 12:33 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: blocked oilway in Huntmaster
Replies: 9
Views: 1387

Re: blocked oilway in Huntmaster

Believe me, I've eaten a few hats in my time. The first disaster to befall my re-build is my mistake of letting a cowboy skim the head and barrel. I have to have it done again properly which now means a de-compression plate under the barrel to compensate, not the end of the world, but very annoying ...
by johnwalsh
Sat Jan 09, 2016 12:30 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: blocked oilway in Huntmaster
Replies: 9
Views: 1387

Re: blocked oilway in Huntmaster

Just a further note, the piece I read stated that the initial high oil preasure via the relief to the cams was to ensure the cams were lubricated on start up due to their relatively heavy loading and there after received oil splash from the rockers push rods and then followers, makes sense, if the t...
by johnwalsh
Sat Jan 09, 2016 12:12 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: blocked oilway in Huntmaster
Replies: 9
Views: 1387

Re: blocked oilway in Huntmaster

Thanks for your advice Simon, but just to make sure I researched the web and found diagrams of the oilway routes. It clearly showed and stated that the take-off from the relief valve goes via the small open oil hole on the rt face of the crank case to splash the timing gear and then on to the cam tr...
by johnwalsh
Fri Jan 08, 2016 12:22 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: blocked oilway in Huntmaster
Replies: 9
Views: 1387

blocked oilway in Huntmaster

Hi, thought I would introduce myself as a new member having just acquired a basket case 1958 Huntmaster. I don't propose to give a regular blow by blow account of the re-build but, thought other members may be interested in the following. Whilst stripping the engine down and general cleaning and cle...
by johnwalsh
Fri Jan 08, 2016 11:03 am
Forum: For sale/wanted - Parts
Topic: wanted parts for 1958 Hutmaster
Replies: 1
Views: 471

wanted parts for 1958 Hutmaster

Wanted for 1958 Hunmaster rebuild ( basket case ) Alloy h/bar clamp, foot rest/hanger, seat or seat base any condition suitable for repair or a pattern. And, am I pushing my luck for a rear m/guard. Many thanks.

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