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by Brian Petheram
Tue May 07, 2019 9:29 am
Forum: For sale/wanted - Bikes
Topic: For Sale - The Mike Taylour Collection
Replies: 6
Views: 1445

Re: For Sale - The Mike Taylour Collection

I was lucky enough to buy the 1938 Red Hunter project (lot 332) and am very happy with it - hopefully it will be on the road in a matter of weeks rather than months. I was surprised to get it as I thought it would be out of my range and was really aiming at the 1940s projects coming up later, one of...
by Brian Petheram
Sat May 04, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: speedometer type
Replies: 10
Views: 1659

Re: speedometer type

According to the 1939 catalogue a fork mounted front wheel driven speedo was optional for the VB - presumably a Chronometric. I'm very aware of this because my 1939 VH needs a speedo. It left the factory without one, presumably because it was originally exported to Denmark, but I need one to be road...
by Brian Petheram
Thu May 02, 2019 2:54 pm
Forum: For sale/wanted - Parts
Topic: front brake lever for girder fork needed
Replies: 2
Views: 666

front brake lever for girder fork needed

Hi - I'm short of a front brake arm with swivel pin (the lever at the end of the brake rod operating the brake cam) for my 1939 Red Hunter - part number 4140-34. Drags and Budgen don't have it - any leads welcome. Will pay your price or exchange a Ewarts double plunger petrol tap - part number 5050-...
by Brian Petheram
Tue Apr 30, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Stafford Show 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 741

Re: Stafford Show 2019

I bought a Red Hunter project in the auction and visited the stand to join up. Admittedly the access to the stand was not obvious and it was rather tucked away but I was given a very warm welcome and people were very pleasant. They must have been doing something right as they ran out of membership f...

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