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by bh.sprint
Tue Mar 18, 2014 5:56 pm
Forum: Two stroke
Topic: Ariel leader petrol tap.
Replies: 10
Views: 2173

Re: Ariel leader petrol tap.

Hello, New reserve petrol taps are available , with the correct extension to suit the Leader. You can also re-cork the old tap and add the filter. see http://www.arielbikes.co.uk The only problem is,the last batch of taps have all been sold and the next batch will not be ready for a few weeks. Brian...
by bh.sprint
Tue Dec 24, 2013 4:49 pm
Forum: For sale/wanted - Parts
Topic: Leader indicator switch
Replies: 2
Views: 761

Re: Leader indicator switch

Hi Barry,

Try Roger from Suffolk, he has some of the parts for the Leader indicators and has sold complete indicator sets in the past.

I can give you his e-address or phone number .

Regards Brian.H.
by bh.sprint
Mon Nov 11, 2013 10:47 pm
Forum: Two stroke
Topic: Arrow project
Replies: 26
Views: 4207

Hello again Mark,

The cylinder castings I had made a few years ago cost about £ 45 each but the cost will have risen since then.


regards Brian.H.
by bh.sprint
Mon Nov 11, 2013 8:10 pm
Forum: Two stroke
Topic: Arrow project
Replies: 26
Views: 4207

Re: Arrow project

Evening Mark, Re the castings - Ron Philips of Fahron Eng. has castings made at a place in Ilkeston Derbushire. Manor Foundry is the name, they give the best price I have been able to find in the area. He is the person to contact re getting the castings made but you may have to wait until someone is...
by bh.sprint
Sat Nov 09, 2013 11:32 pm
Forum: Two stroke
Topic: Arrow project
Replies: 26
Views: 4207

Re: Arrow project

Hi Mark,

Ron did the machining of the bore and made the liner because they are too big for my lathe. I supplied the alloy castings and machined the thread. Ron also has patterns to make his own castings.

Brian.H.
by bh.sprint
Sat Nov 09, 2013 7:54 pm
Forum: Two stroke
Topic: Arrow project
Replies: 26
Views: 4207

Re: Arrow project

Here are some alloy cylinders, the thread for the exhaust port retaining ring has just been cut, not an easy task.
The other picture is the cylinders in place on the Leader engine.
With a bit of work you have the makings of a good racer Mark.

Brian.H.
by bh.sprint
Sun Oct 06, 2013 10:51 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Aberdeen
Replies: 7
Views: 761

Re: Aberdeen

Hi Steve, that's a very attract place to use as a back ground for the bike, I like the fairing it seems to suit the bike, I hope it keeps some of the weather off. Here's my Arrow with a very small fairing which does not seem to make any difference - a long way south off the A57, on my test route. Br...
by bh.sprint
Thu Oct 03, 2013 10:21 pm
Forum: Two stroke
Topic: MK 2 Ariel Leader
Replies: 31
Views: 5024

Re: MK 2 Ariel Leader

The rear section for the MK 2 Leader needed quite a lot of work, although it appeared in reasonable condition until I started taking all the filler off. Its now ready for priming and filling in of some of the holes left after welding plates in place The other items, 3 Arrow carriers and a clutch too...
by bh.sprint
Sat Sep 28, 2013 9:06 pm
Forum: Two stroke
Topic: MK 2 Ariel Leader
Replies: 31
Views: 5024

MK 2 Ariel Leader

This is my progress so far in putting together the MK 2 Leader, I bought a picture of it at one of the Annual Rallies and decided to have a go.
One has been made so far , mine is the second one and there is another being worked on at the moment.

Brian.H.
by bh.sprint
Wed Sep 25, 2013 7:49 pm
Forum: Two stroke
Topic: Ariel Arrow mains and seals
Replies: 12
Views: 3582

Re: Ariel Arrow mains and seals

Hello Garry, The postage on the plate and pin are ---- £18-95 air mail and around £ 12 -00 for the surface mail. Its a lot of money if you can make things yourself. I can give you the dimensions for the pin , the ones for the plate will take a bit longer, I now have a jig for drilling the holes whic...

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