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by keith.hodgenia
Sat Nov 25, 2017 6:18 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Model b on ebay
Replies: 9
Views: 752

Re: Model b on ebay

Thats the one Peter, Im trying to workout if its worth having to sleeping in the spare room in 2018.
by keith.hodgenia
Sat Nov 25, 2017 3:37 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Model b on ebay
Replies: 9
Views: 752

Model b on ebay

Hi guys, do we know anything about this 1929 model b ?
by keith.hodgenia
Wed Feb 22, 2017 9:10 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: 1927 B URGENT re tank paint
Replies: 4
Views: 860

Re: 1927 B URGENT re tank paint

Try this link Ian. viewtopic.php?f=21&t=6207
by keith.hodgenia
Sun Oct 16, 2016 9:45 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: 1938 ISDT RH
Replies: 19
Views: 1787

Re: 1938 ISDT RH

The engine number looks like CE 2155 which I think is for the 1939 model year.
by keith.hodgenia
Fri Oct 14, 2016 11:32 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: 1938 ISDT RH
Replies: 19
Views: 1787

Re: 1938 ISDT RH

Yes Vincent, I don't have the metering bits but the barrel looks the same.
by keith.hodgenia
Fri Oct 14, 2016 10:21 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: 1938 ISDT RH
Replies: 19
Views: 1787

Re: 1938 ISDT RH

Hi Adrie you mentioned, oil feed to the bottom of the barrel . I have a 38 VH engine with this feature under my bench. were they always fed by drip feed? Keith.
by keith.hodgenia
Sun Nov 29, 2015 11:48 am
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: 1954 nh
Replies: 3
Views: 601

Re: 1954 nh

Adrie, I'm not sure that the preserving wax has been removed, it wasn't when I saw it on Friday.
by keith.hodgenia
Sun Nov 29, 2015 10:53 am
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: 1954 nh
Replies: 3
Views: 601

1954 nh

On Ebay now http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ARIEL-1954-350-RED-HUNTER-CLASSIC-Loft-stored-40-years-/172012861046?hash=item280cc3f676:g:u0YAAOSwnipWWb9s. I know a bit about this bike, it was stored at Marriot's in Birkenhead, and was kept as a bit of nostalgia when they went over to Jap bikes . It comes wi...
by keith.hodgenia
Wed Oct 21, 2015 10:20 am
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: batteries
Replies: 7
Views: 830

Re: batteries

Hi David, gel are sensitive to charging current, what happens is the gasses produced during charging force the gel paste away from the plates causing local permanent damage. Lithium ion need slightly lower charging voltage to get the best out of them, they seem to tolerate over current without a pro...
by keith.hodgenia
Tue Oct 20, 2015 10:59 am
Forum: Electrics
Topic: Brighter lights - 6v LED and halogen headlamp bulbs
Replies: 38
Views: 14333

Re: Brighter lights - 6v LED and halogen headlamp bulbs

Hi John, on vintage bikes the headlamp bulbs had to be focused manually, your description of halos and scatter being typical signs of an out of focus bulb. Perhaps moving the LED in or out may improve matters.

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