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by bh.sprint
Tue Aug 06, 2019 7:12 pm
Forum: Two stroke
Topic: Screen posts for a Leader
Replies: 2
Views: 209

Re: Screen posts for a Leader

Here is the last picture of the bottom diameter of the rod.

Brian H.
by bh.sprint
Tue Aug 06, 2019 7:08 pm
Forum: Two stroke
Topic: Screen posts for a Leader
Replies: 2
Views: 209

Re: Screen posts for a Leader

Hi,

These should help , the rod is off my Leader. The top of the rod is .306'' dia-- the hole in the nylon fitting is 5/16''
by bh.sprint
Mon Aug 05, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: Two stroke
Topic: Colours of general fittings
Replies: 4
Views: 390

Re: Colours of general fittings

Hi, My Leader handle bars were plated, it looked like dull chrome rather than zinc or some other plate. The exhaust pipes had a similar finish as though they had been shot blasted and then chrome plated. Brian H. ps I think towards the end of the Leader production there were variations in finish/equ...
by bh.sprint
Fri Jul 26, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: Two stroke
Topic: Colours of general fittings
Replies: 4
Views: 390

Re: Colours of general fittings

Hi Simon, This may or may not help on colours . When new my 64/65 Leader ( black and Ivory ) had black handle bar cover, ivory rear brake pedal/lever, black foot rests and the rear mudguard was in grey/green primer. I think the colours changed over the years some Leaders had the handle bar cover in ...
by bh.sprint
Tue Jul 23, 2019 6:20 pm
Forum: Two stroke
Topic: Recommended Spark Plugs
Replies: 6
Views: 595

Re: Recommended Spark Plugs

Hi Terry, I used Champion plugs originally when the bike was put back on the road, N4 I think but now use NGK plugs -- B7ES , I have tried B8ES but not noticed any difference in performance. Some riders are trying the Iridium plugs a bit more expensive at around £ 8-00 each and reporting better star...
by bh.sprint
Wed Jul 17, 2019 10:51 pm
Forum: Two stroke
Topic: Leader tyres & white walls
Replies: 2
Views: 392

Re: Leader tyres & white walls

Hi Tony, There were some tyres advertised on e bay by a dealer who bought a large batch from France, the tyres had reached their sell by date but are otherwise OK. I use Dunlop ,Mitchelin or Heidenau tyres, although the first two are getting harder to obtain. John Ellis of AOMCC 2T spares or Keith H...
by bh.sprint
Sun Jul 07, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: Two stroke
Topic: Leader indicator rubbers
Replies: 2
Views: 332

Re: Leader indicator rubbers

Jeff Hunter makes the indicator base rubbers, plus other Leader/Arrow rubber components, he has a stand at Stafford and you should be able to get his contact details from a Google search.

Brian H.
by bh.sprint
Fri Jul 05, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: Two stroke
Topic: Journals
Replies: 9
Views: 842

Re: Journals

Name tag engineering do work on two stroke engines, their work on the Leader/Arrow engines is said to be good. They may be able to machine the journals/shafts to fit the smaller bearings but I think the only way be get the required accuracy is to split the assembly and machine the shafts separately....
by bh.sprint
Wed Jul 03, 2019 6:14 pm
Forum: Two stroke
Topic: Journals
Replies: 9
Views: 842

Re: Journals

Hello Roger, Thanks for the information re Rockrome. The last jounals I had done were by Beckett and Gardiner in Sheffield,before they were taken over/ close down. There were enough to do 2 or 3 engines but I only have one left now. So I'm looking to have more done for the engine Ron is doing at the...
by bh.sprint
Tue Jul 02, 2019 7:05 pm
Forum: For sale/wanted - Parts
Topic: Leader L/h side panel wanted
Replies: 4
Views: 672

Re: Leader L/h side panel wanted

Hi Simon,

You should have a message on the message facility. re tel. number.

Brian H.

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