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by PeterW
Thu May 08, 2014 3:30 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Holland Bound
Replies: 23
Views: 3187

Re: Holland Bound

Great looking setup.
Fingers crossed for decent weather for you.
by PeterW
Wed May 07, 2014 12:21 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: It is a 46 VG not a 48!!
Replies: 16
Views: 2095

Re: It is a 46 VG not a 48!!

The other factor is that fitting tele's is a relatively easy upgrade and could have happened when the bike was fairly new as an upgrade or repair.
by PeterW
Sat Apr 12, 2014 10:42 pm
Forum: For sale/wanted - Bikes
Topic: 1958 Red Hunter and other engine parts
Replies: 2
Views: 931

Re: 1958 Red Hunter and other engine parts

Pictures?
by PeterW
Wed Apr 09, 2014 2:55 pm
Forum: Forum Help
Topic: Linux...anyone using it?
Replies: 3
Views: 1584

Re: Linux...anyone using it?

The problem with supporting Linux is that there are so many varieties.
The main question I guess is what browser are you using?
by PeterW
Tue Apr 08, 2014 3:41 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: anyone recognise this?
Replies: 4
Views: 937

Could well be 2D so could be a tuppence token.
The other side is blank apart from a tiny B so I was leaning towards an identification plate from a tool or piece of machinery.
by PeterW
Mon Apr 07, 2014 8:12 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: anyone recognise this?
Replies: 4
Views: 937

Re: anyone recognise this?

About a yard apart in the garden. Also lots of clay pipe fragments and a few bits of big dog.
Paints an interesting picture of previous inhabitants....
by PeterW
Sun Apr 06, 2014 9:42 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: anyone recognise this?
Replies: 4
Views: 937

anyone recognise this?

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Digging in the garden I found these. One is obviously an old RAF button. Anyone got any idea what the disc is from? 42 WFB 2b?
by PeterW
Mon Mar 31, 2014 9:48 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Starting woe
Replies: 24
Views: 3469

Personally, I've always done the following. Set the ignition a bit back - about at tdc. Turn the engine to about tdc - I've never had a working decompressor, VBs are fairly low but on my High-comp FH I used to put it in gear and roll it back. Then flood the carb and give it a firm swing. My theory i...
by PeterW
Mon Mar 31, 2014 12:18 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Maiden voyage - My 1950 VH
Replies: 9
Views: 1789

Re: Maiden voyage - My 1950 VH

Sounds good - first spin on a bike is always fun :¬) I had my first spin on my 1950/53 NH t'other week & in my haste forgot I hadn't screwed the instrument panel down. Had to drive back one handed .... Wish I could say the same about oil leaks though. First rigid Ariel I've driven on the road an...
by PeterW
Sun Mar 30, 2014 8:39 pm
Forum: Member's Bikes
Topic: 1950 NG
Replies: 22
Views: 4292

Re: 1950 NG

Looks a great bike & definitely one to fix up & ride as is rather than putting back to original.

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