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Sun Jan 13, 2013 8:37 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: vb600 ignition timing
Replies: 8
Views: 1714

What you could do .... Ride and see where the pinking starts. Retard the lever to where it stops and leave it there. Return home and check the timing without moving the lever - you won't have to take off the timing cover again - just remove the plug and see where the points open with your stick down...
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Sun Jan 13, 2013 7:45 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Identification
Replies: 12
Views: 2922

All I can tell you is that the 350 WNG engine started with engine number BH. It's pretty much the standard ariel 350 engine; late thirties through to mid-50's when it got an alloy head. Looks a bit like this .. The timing cover might vary; they ...
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Wed Jan 09, 2013 6:51 pm
Forum: Electrics
Topic: Electronic Ignition for FH
Replies: 16
Views: 3882

Is it me or do these modern little lead acid batteries not last long ? That's what puts me off coil ignition on old bikes. They are pretty tiny though (to get into the rubber battery box). I have a mate with a trade account and I awlays buy a few as I lose at least one a year ... despite having a 6v...
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Sat Dec 29, 2012 4:55 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Square Four Bedtime Book
Replies: 8
Views: 1285

The AOMCC do publish books, so it's entirely possible we could help with this ..
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Sun Dec 23, 2012 5:12 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Wasted day ..
Replies: 11
Views: 1494

It lives ..
I have no idea why ... everything I looked at was good.
In the end, the petrol in the plughole got it into life ..................

Acid test is tomorrow morning when it's stone cold ....
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Sun Dec 23, 2012 12:32 pm
Forum: For sale/wanted - Parts
Topic: Wanted - carbide tail light
Replies: 2
Views: 464

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Sun Dec 23, 2012 12:01 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: strange bolt head
Replies: 7
Views: 1254


here was mine.
Not exactly standard either.

Hammer and drift; aided by the crank being in the vice.
Working upside down through the sump plate isn't going to make it any easier ...
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Fri Dec 21, 2012 11:33 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Ariel Tool roll
Replies: 168
Views: 18302

Hope you don't mind .. ... index.html

I pdf'ed some of the images and the summarised the text.
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Mon Dec 03, 2012 10:05 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Ferry to Denmark for the 2013 Annual
Replies: 2
Views: 601

Ferry to Denmark for the 2013 Annual

I have been pricing up the Ferry to Denmark. It is not cheap ... Harwich to Esbjerg I expect that I am not the only one .... has anyone found anything more competitive .. two bikes/two riders/one cabin .. FIVE HUNDRED AND FORTY earth pounds.... There is the option of going into Holland and riding up...
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Sun Dec 02, 2012 11:27 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Ariel ride photo's
Replies: 10
Views: 1336


My point is that people always have comment on the not original parts and forget the whole picture of a lovely bike. I am sure that Ardie does not meant to be annoying, but the same happened to me 3 years ago with my G-special on the annual. I have worked 3 years on it and made several parts myself...

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