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by simon.holyfield
Wed Jul 03, 2019 11:20 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Turning on a mandrel - Loctite?
Replies: 14
Views: 246

Re: Turning on a mandrel - Loctite?

That's a splendid idea!
by simon.holyfield
Wed Jul 03, 2019 9:50 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Turning on a mandrel - Loctite?
Replies: 14
Views: 246

Re: Turning on a mandrel - Loctite?

Nothing exciting. EN1 I think.
by simon.holyfield
Wed Jul 03, 2019 9:01 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Turning on a mandrel - Loctite?
Replies: 14
Views: 246

Turning on a mandrel - Loctite?

Chaps, I need to reduce the diameter of this bronze bush by a small amount, and i am going to use this bit of 22 mm round bar as a mandrel - it fits beautifully. Question is this. I've heard of folk using soft solder or Loctite to retain a part like this on a mandrel, which sounds easy - either opti...
by simon.holyfield
Wed Jul 03, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Simes' FH Rebuild
Replies: 199
Views: 9184

Re: Simes' FH Rebuild

Currently, after a long session making bits for my sons CX500, I'm back on the swinging arm, oil filter and rear mudguard. I've discovered A10 oil lines are quite useful. They have a bend at one end and are longer than Ariel ones: IMG_20190703_110148.jpg I've got two 3/8" to 1/4" BSP coupl...
by simon.holyfield
Tue Jul 02, 2019 10:00 am
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Wanted A6/664 cam for Dutch member
Replies: 3
Views: 215

Re: Wanted A6/664 cam for Dutch member

Isn't there one on ebay at the moment?
by simon.holyfield
Mon Jul 01, 2019 11:20 am
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Balance pipes
Replies: 5
Views: 307

Balance pipes

I'm about to tidy up this balance pipe for my SQ4 tank:
IMG_20190701_102525.jpg

Any idea which of the two union nuts is the original?
by simon.holyfield
Sun Jun 30, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Square Four MkI - first rides after restoration
Replies: 24
Views: 679

Re: Square Four MkI - first rides after restoration

You marked the front crank nut?
by simon.holyfield
Sun Jun 30, 2019 9:45 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Square Four MkI - first rides after restoration
Replies: 24
Views: 679

Re: Square Four MkI - first rides after restoration

Gui.dorey wrote:This weekend had some progress. I timed the ignition with a strobe light and indeed it was a few degrees retarded...


What marks did you shine the strobe at Gui?
by simon.holyfield
Fri Jun 28, 2019 9:56 pm
Forum: Member's Bikes
Topic: The KH project
Replies: 94
Views: 9027

Re: The KH project

Lovely. Sounds very smooth.
by simon.holyfield
Fri Jun 28, 2019 9:01 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Ariel twin
Replies: 49
Views: 1234

Re: Ariel twin

Leejm wrote:Gentlemen! I have a kh in the boot of the car.


Superb. Congratulations!

Have you seen that Real Classic article on the KH from a couple or three years ago?

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