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by bh.sprint
Fri May 17, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: Two stroke
Topic: 1962 Arrow Starting Problems
Replies: 19
Views: 6351

Re: 1962 Arrow Starting Problems

Hello John, I've just checked an engine casting and there is a hole which collects oil from the near-side cylinder ( at the bottom of the transfer port ) and comes out into the spaced between the centre bearing and double oil seal. The drilled hole does just break into the centre bearing recess but ...
by bh.sprint
Wed May 15, 2019 10:36 pm
Forum: Two stroke
Topic: Arrow Front Brake
Replies: 13
Views: 6220

Re: Arrow Front Brake

Hi Roger,

I tried to message you but the facility was very slow to respond, so contact me on info@arielbike.co.uk and I'll give you the number(s).

Brian H. Sheffield
by bh.sprint
Mon May 13, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: Two stroke
Topic: Arrow Front Brake
Replies: 13
Views: 6220

Re: Arrow Front Brake

Hello Roger,

One of the long standing two stroke members of the AOMCC lives not far from you , he may be able to help-- I can give you his number on the private message facility if you want to contact him.

Brian H.
by bh.sprint
Sun May 12, 2019 10:13 pm
Forum: Two stroke
Topic: Arrow Front Brake
Replies: 13
Views: 6220

Re: Arrow Front Brake

Hi Roger, There are others who offer brake lining - Villiers Services in the West Midlands and Friction Services in the Bristol area. I bought some relined shoes from Keith Harding at the Stafford Show a couple of weeks ago, I think he still has some left. Most of my brakes have had standard thickne...
by bh.sprint
Sat May 11, 2019 9:54 pm
Forum: Two stroke
Topic: Arrow Front Brake
Replies: 13
Views: 6220

Re: Arrow Front Brake

Hello Roger, The brakes are nominally 6'' diameter and if they have not been skimmed will be within normal machining tolerances of that measurement. I've have most of my brakes done/relined by Classic Brake Services of Whalley Bridge, using rivets to secure the linings. The linings are black with an...
by bh.sprint
Wed May 01, 2019 9:30 pm
Forum: Two stroke
Topic: arrow wiring
Replies: 8
Views: 4002

Re: arrow wiring

Hello Bob, Just to eliminate one area -- are the alternator wires connected correctly to the rectifier , some alternators have had the wires changed over the years and the wrong colours used. It is possible to check the resistances of the alternator coils to find if any are not working or shorting ,...
by bh.sprint
Mon Apr 08, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: Two stroke
Topic: REVCOUNTER FOR ARROW SS
Replies: 1
Views: 1902

Re: REVCOUNTER FOR ARROW SS

Hello Terry, I have rev counters on three of my bikes but only the 270 Leader has the rev counter with a Pazon ignition on 12 volts and negative earth. I used a rev counter from Digital Speedos it also has a temperature gauge and can accommodate the two sparks per rev of the electronic ignition syst...
by bh.sprint
Tue Mar 19, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: Two stroke
Topic: Leader no spark
Replies: 8
Views: 2423

Re: Leader no spark

Hi, If the bike is still as standard and has positive earth--- disconnect the supply wire - ve , usually white ,from the coil/contact breaker you need to test ( I use a mirror to find the correct wire/contact on the coil ) make sure it does not touch the frame by wrapping some tape around it and con...
by bh.sprint
Mon Mar 18, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: Two stroke
Topic: Leader no spark
Replies: 8
Views: 2423

Re: Leader no spark

I've checked a number of old coils and found no faulty ones but have had a new coil which failed after 2/3 years. Re the alternator rotor-- if a very strong pull is needed to get it off a bench vice then it is near enough OK. Villiers Services will do re-magnatising. It is possible to check the alte...
by bh.sprint
Sun Mar 17, 2019 1:02 pm
Forum: Two stroke
Topic: Arrow SAE 20 and SAE 30
Replies: 9
Views: 2522

Re: Arrow SAE 20 and SAE 30

Bernie phone numbers sent via private messages

Also I use 20 grade fork oil for the chaincase, it's said to have other additives in it but it's been OK for the last 10 years or so in my standard Leader .

Brian H.

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