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by Roger James
Mon Oct 29, 2012 6:31 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: 2 Stroke picture of the day Arrow that won 2006 Classic TT
Replies: 3
Views: 1022

2 Stroke picture of the day Arrow that won 2006 Classic TT

Good Morning, This is your 2 Stroke Picture of the day. A 1960 Arrow Racer that won the Classic TT 250cc race in 2006 ridden by Paul Coward, led the race for nine laps. Builder and tuner Roy Boughey who has been involved in Arrow Racers for decades. Machine owned by Oswestry Road Racing Museum. Phot...
by Roger James
Sun Oct 28, 2012 7:32 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: 2 Stroke picture of the day another Arrow Fairings
Replies: 0
Views: 429

2 Stroke picture of the day another Arrow Fairings

Good Morning, Continuing with the Arrow fairing theme here is, 2 Stroke picture of the day. Nicely restored Arrow fitted with Avon Avonaire fairing, panniers and top box that was advertised for sale on ebay on 14th August 2012. The opening starting bid was £2000 - I didnt watch end of auction so don...
by Roger James
Sat Oct 27, 2012 10:22 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: 2 Stroke picture of the day Arrow Dustbin fairing
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Views: 619

2 Stroke picture of the day Arrow Dustbin fairing

Good morning everyone, Although I've already posted, 2 Stroke picture of the day, you can have a second one as its the weekend especially as it follows on from earlier regarding Arrow fairings. From The James Towers Ariel 2 Stroke Archive collection - its a photo of a Arrow fitted with a Dustbin Fai...
by Roger James
Sat Oct 27, 2012 8:22 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: 2 Stroke picture of the day Arrow Fairings
Replies: 1
Views: 727

2 Stroke picture of the day Arrow Fairings

Good Morning 2 Stroke Enthusiasts, No sooner had the Arrow gone on sale in December 1959 that glassfibre fairings begain to appear specifically designed to fit the Arrow, commonly referred to as Dolphin fairings that might imply they were all the same, thats not correct, there were numerous differen...
by Roger James
Fri Oct 26, 2012 7:13 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: 2 Stroke picture of the day Arrow Sprinter
Replies: 0
Views: 512

2 Stroke picture of the day Arrow Sprinter

Good Morning all Ariel enthusiasts, Here is your picture of the day - although it looks like a well presented Arrow Cafe Racer it has been developed and since 1997 has frequently taken part in Sprint Events mainly in the South East area of the country such as North Weald, Honington even The Dockland...
by Roger James
Thu Oct 25, 2012 12:49 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: 2 Stroke picture of the day 500cc Arrow
Replies: 2
Views: 571

Re: 2 Stroke picture of the day 500cc Arrow

Thanks Robin,

Here's a peep inside the dummy tank showing the coils and condensers.

Jess
by Roger James
Thu Oct 25, 2012 7:52 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: 2 Stroke picture of the day 500cc Arrow
Replies: 2
Views: 571

2 Stroke picture of the day 500cc Arrow

Good Morning Leader & Arrow enthusiasts, Here is your picture of the day, taken at Stanford Hall, Founders Day rally a few weeks ago. Ariel Arrow cafe racer, 4cylinder 500cc engine, basically two Arrow engines side by side to make a straight across four but obviously a lot of engineering work ha...
by Roger James
Wed Oct 24, 2012 9:15 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Where is the 1960 Meier/O'rourke TT Arrow Racer
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Views: 2011

Where is the 1960 Meier/O'rourke TT Arrow Racer

Hello fellow Ariel enthusiasts, What I'm about to ask might appear a tall order as its asking for information going back four decades but I know some of you long term members of the club have excellent memories at least when it comes to all things Ariel Motorcycles. What happened to the Arrow racer ...
by Roger James
Tue Oct 23, 2012 12:34 pm
Forum: Two stroke
Topic: Timing
Replies: 4
Views: 1622

Re: Timing

Tim, The timing holes in the flywheel are only very small and easily missed when turning engine over and trying to push the timing peg into them so turn the engine over slowly as you apply pressure to the timing peg pushed into the top screw hole for points cover plate. If engine is loose on the wor...
by Roger James
Tue Oct 23, 2012 12:00 pm
Forum: Two stroke
Topic: ARIEL LEADER ENGINE PROBLEM
Replies: 24
Views: 15938

Re: ARIEL LEADER ENGINE PROBLEM

Hi Alan, As mentioned in a previous message, a simple vapour lock could be the problem, its happened to other Leader/Arrow owners when out intially enjoying a ride out, there's a small venting hole/tube in the filler cap that when new would have had a ball bearing inside, shake the cap and you shoul...

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