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by PeterW
Sat Dec 07, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: powdercoat disaster
Replies: 26
Views: 578

Re: powdercoat disaster

I've seen adverts in immediately post-war mags for reconditioned WNGs offered in "polychromatic blue" - sadly with a line drawing rather than a photo. I'd guess there were quite a few sold but I've never seen one in real life (has anyone?) as its an obvious thing to restore WNGs to wartime...
by PeterW
Sat Nov 30, 2019 12:38 pm
Forum: W/NG Technical
Topic: Won’t start after hot
Replies: 15
Views: 299

Re: Won’t start after hot

Agree about the mag - a big spark always helps - but it does sound like its flooding. I doubt the mag is cooling much in the time it takes to swap a plug. I find mine starts well from cold (tickle & choke & smidge of throttle) and hot (no tickle, no choke) but after a run then being left for...
by PeterW
Sun Nov 10, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: BSA C11 for sale
Replies: 0
Views: 113

BSA C11 for sale

Anyone on here selling this?

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/274086545127

Looks a good project - and nice to see another Ariel owner near me :¬)
by PeterW
Fri Nov 08, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: HubNut - Rheidol Railway
Replies: 6
Views: 4088

Re: HubNut - Rheidol Railway

For any Square Four fans - he's now down in New Zealand, in a fabulous museum listening to pure magic.
He doesn't know the first thing about bikes but seems to have a talent for finding Ariels.

https://youtu.be/_P-wXpvzdKw?t=882
by PeterW
Fri Nov 08, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Daily Fixing and Riding Diary on an Ariel 2019
Replies: 326
Views: 55686

Re: Daily Fixing and Riding Diary on an Ariel 2019

Looks great - makes you wonder why we bother with power stations!
by PeterW
Wed Nov 06, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Recommendations for insurance
Replies: 7
Views: 425

Re: Recommendations for insurance

Thanks - will do
by PeterW
Wed Nov 06, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Recommendations for insurance
Replies: 7
Views: 425

Recommendations for insurance

I've just had my renewal docs through from Footman James and the premium has increased by 18% from last year.
Bit steep in times of sub 2% inflation!

Any recommendations? I've been with FJ for years but maybe its time to change.
by PeterW
Thu Oct 17, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: HubNut - Rheidol Railway
Replies: 6
Views: 4088

Re: HubNut - Rheidol Railway

Ah, thought it must be someone on here :¬)
by PeterW
Wed Oct 16, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: HubNut - Rheidol Railway
Replies: 6
Views: 4088

Re: HubNut - Rheidol Railway

I like him. Rejoices in being amateurish and anyone who restores - and uses - an invacar is ok by me!

Reckon it must have been a AOMC club run - anyone recognise the bikes?
by PeterW
Tue Oct 15, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: HubNut - Rheidol Railway
Replies: 6
Views: 4088

HubNut - Rheidol Railway

I pass far too much time watching the HubNut channel - mostly its him celebrating unremarkable cars.

Today it was nice to see a cameo appearance by a bunch of Ariels - they get everywhere!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4yZZL7JY24g

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