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by PeterW
Tue May 15, 2012 10:42 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Ariels second run
Replies: 7
Views: 916

The standard bikes are quick enough but you might be lucky and find you have road rocket cams & HC pistons.
by PeterW
Sun May 13, 2012 9:37 pm
Forum: Member's Bikes
Topic: 1950 350NH basket case
Replies: 44
Views: 7365

Re: 1950 350NH basket case

First off - Thanks Steve, much appreciated. Second - nice guess Simon but no, its a decorative ring from a chubb or yale lock! Engine wise, I'm not stripping anything I dont have to - will get it running and take it from there, if it runs ok I'm in luck - if not I'll just have to drag it apart again...
by PeterW
Thu May 10, 2012 10:00 pm
Forum: Member's Bikes
Topic: 1950 350NH basket case
Replies: 44
Views: 7365

Re: 1950 350NH basket case

Bit more progress - tought I'd check the basics before heaving the engine into the frame. 2012-05-10-177.jpg Took the engine shock absorber off and found the previous owner wasn't a slave to the parts book! 2012-05-10-178_1.jpg Can you see what it is yet? Looked familiar but it took me a while until...
by PeterW
Tue May 08, 2012 8:47 pm
Forum: Member's Bikes
Topic: 1950 350NH basket case
Replies: 44
Views: 7365

Re: 1950 350NH basket case

Adrie - that's very kind, I didn't think I'd find one.
& Steve - if you could relay it back to the UK that would be great :¬)
by PeterW
Mon May 07, 2012 10:02 pm
Forum: Member's Bikes
Topic: 1950 350NH basket case
Replies: 44
Views: 7365

Re: 1950 350NH basket case

Yep, front tank mounting had been removed, somethig else welded on and then that removed. I'll get a new one made up if I can find a tank at a sensible price. I adjusted the speed of the drill right down but even so I doubt I could kick that fast :¬) Gives a reasonable spark flicking it by hand so h...
by PeterW
Sun Apr 29, 2012 4:47 pm
Forum: Member's Bikes
Topic: 1950 350NH basket case
Replies: 44
Views: 7365

Re: 1950 350NH basket case

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Back to Black


And tested the mag

Spark.jpg
First spin this century
by PeterW
Tue Apr 24, 2012 7:30 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Full Face or Open Face Helmets for classic bikes
Replies: 66
Views: 7865

For those riders with heads of size HUGE I can recommend Held helmets - reasonable prices all the way up to xxxl
by PeterW
Mon Apr 23, 2012 10:41 pm
Forum: Member's Bikes
Topic: 1950 350NH basket case
Replies: 44
Views: 7365

Re: 1950 350NH basket case

Hmmm, wonder where the headstock bearings went?
Probably the same place as the clutch rollers..

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In Primer.
by PeterW
Mon Apr 23, 2012 10:38 pm
Forum: Member's Bikes
Topic: 1950 350NH basket case
Replies: 44
Views: 7365

Re: 1950 350NH basket case

I dont usually bother with cosmetics but ...

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I love sanding attachments
by PeterW
Mon Apr 23, 2012 8:58 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: petrol tank - front mount dimensions
Replies: 8
Views: 987

Thanks for the help, so about 6 1/8 inches in old money.
Good point about the height.
I was planning to do the mount pretty much as standard - ie big rubber grommet thicker on top but the exhaust type mount sounds worth investigating.

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