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by ian.scott
Wed Aug 08, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: cruising speed VH
Replies: 25
Views: 2997

Re: cruising speed VH

I felt my VH could do with a higher gear, it was fitted with a 23T as standard so I fitted a 24T as made by the Ariel Spares, but found it felt 'flatter' and unhappy so I went back to a 23T.

Ian
by ian.scott
Sat Aug 04, 2018 10:15 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Saddle springs - comfort
Replies: 5
Views: 861

Re: Saddle springs - comfort

You wil find it very hard to find good ones as most of the ones for sale are cheap Indian/Chinese copies, epecially the ones with very wide coil spacing. When I used to trial my VH I found that the springs would collapse and take on a 'set', so I had a pair made by one of the spring specialists to c...
by ian.scott
Thu Jul 19, 2018 2:52 pm
Forum: For sale/wanted - Bikes
Topic: ARIEL 500 RED HUNTER 1934
Replies: 8
Views: 1647

Re: ARIEL 500 RED HUNTER 1934

It looks partially restored to me ( Tank and rims) but looks very complete and worth completing any work needed to get it back on the road.

Ian
by ian.scott
Sun Jul 15, 2018 10:13 pm
Forum: Two stroke
Topic: Ariel Leader Speedo Cable
Replies: 2
Views: 712

Re: Ariel Leader Speedo Cable

Hi
Its a magnetic one

Ian
by ian.scott
Fri Jun 22, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Petrol tap
Replies: 8
Views: 1081

Re: Petrol tap

That is the type of tap which I use 5050-30. But I believe it should be the single level one 5050-32

Ian
by ian.scott
Thu Jun 21, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Petrol tap
Replies: 8
Views: 1081

Re: Petrol tap

In my 36 parts book it shows 5050-30 petrol tap 2 level 5050-32 petrol tap petrol tap (large bore) Hunter models From that I would assume that Hunters have the single level tap and others have the tap with reserve, however for practical reasons , I have fitted my Hunter with the Two level tap Iam
by ian.scott
Tue Jun 19, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: For sale/wanted - Bikes
Topic: FOR SALE : 1930 Ariel SV
Replies: 3
Views: 821

Re: FOR SALE : 930 Ariel SV

Perhaps this should be titled "For Sale : 550 Ariel SV : ?

Ian
by ian.scott
Tue Jun 19, 2018 4:25 pm
Forum: For sale/wanted - Parts
Topic: DU142 headlamp clip
Replies: 6
Views: 878

Re: DU142 headlamp clip

I have found mine but not the cable to enable me to print a picture It is the same but I think the Clip end has been opened out a bit, other than that it is good.
Found it !
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Ian
by ian.scott
Tue Jun 19, 2018 2:03 pm
Forum: For sale/wanted - Parts
Topic: DU142 headlamp clip
Replies: 6
Views: 878

Re: DU142 headlamp clip

Hi
I'm sure I have a rechromed one somewhere in my shed.
I'll look for it over the weekend

Ian
by ian.scott
Mon Jun 18, 2018 9:05 am
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Rear stand dimensions for 1950 Rigid Frame.
Replies: 11
Views: 1464

Re: Rear stand dimensions for 1950 Rigid Frame.

I thought I had seen somewhere a listing that showed different shape stands for single low pipe , single high pipe and twin high pipes but no associated number.

Ian

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