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by bh.sprint
Sun Jul 07, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: Two stroke
Topic: Leader indicator rubbers
Replies: 2
Views: 4661

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: 5927

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: 5927

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: 2453

Re: Leader L/h side panel wanted

Hi Simon,

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

Brian H.
by bh.sprint
Mon Jul 01, 2019 11:39 pm
Forum: Two stroke
Topic: Journals
Replies: 9
Views: 5927

Journals

Message for Peter W.-- York

Rockrome Engineering Co Ltd.

01519280080

A M Philpot Luton

01582 571234

I'll put Rons number on the message facility or phone (Fahron)

Brian H. I've not tried these they are from the addresses I picked up at Stafford
by bh.sprint
Fri Jun 28, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: For sale/wanted - Parts
Topic: Leader L/h side panel wanted
Replies: 4
Views: 2453

Re: Leader L/h side panel wanted

Hello Simon,
Did you get a side panel ? the only person I can think of who may have a good one is Keith Harding of Chester. I can give you his number on the message facility.

Brian Hinchliffe Sheffield
by bh.sprint
Sat Jun 15, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: Two stroke
Topic: 1962 Arrow Starting Problems
Replies: 19
Views: 9152

Re: 1962 Arrow Starting Problems

Hi John, Just been working on the Leader and a though occurred to be , if the bike has a points sysytem are the points shorting out against the cover or is one of the contact breaker heals tightening up on the brass spigot and slowly stopping working. I've heard of the heal tightening before Terry h...
by bh.sprint
Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:39 pm
Forum: Two stroke
Topic: 1962 Arrow Starting Problems
Replies: 19
Views: 9152

Re: 1962 Arrow Starting Problems

Hi John, I was replying to the last post but also had in mind the earlier replies to you. Aspen fuel is mainly used by gardeners it has a long shelf life and gives off far less fumes, I found it good to start the Arrow I only use occasionally but it is very expensive. I like the pressure/vacuum test...
by bh.sprint
Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: Two stroke
Topic: 1962 Arrow Starting Problems
Replies: 19
Views: 9152

Re: 1962 Arrow Starting Problems

The compression does seem to be low but I've had a bike with similar compression after a re-ring and it started OK and the compression eventually increased to a normal level. ( on one engine I used Aspen fuel after a rebuild and it started more easily than normal ) The primary compression ( crankcas...
by bh.sprint
Sun Jun 09, 2019 12:16 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: LEADER RIMS AND TYRES
Replies: 2
Views: 541

Re: LEADER RIMS AND TYRES

Hi, The 17'' rims bring a number of difficulties to be overcome. There may not be enough clearance between the tyres and mudguards , you might find there is just enough clearance The gearing will be too high in top gear ie. the engine will struggle to pull in 4th. The centre stand may need to be len...

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