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by bh.sprint
Fri May 10, 2013 10:17 pm
Forum: Electrics
Topic: What bulbs to use after 12v conversion on 2-stroke
Replies: 4
Views: 1971

Re: What bulbs to use after 12v conversion on 2-stroke

Hello, I changed my Leader to 12 volts over 12 years ago ( Boyer power box ) and also use a Boyer ignition. The bike has the larger rotor, its a 1965 model, which I am told gives a few more watts ( 55 ? ) I use a 40/45 watt bulb in the head light and the alternator seems to keep up with the demand O...
by bh.sprint
Wed Jan 02, 2013 8:12 pm
Forum: Two stroke
Topic: choice of 16 or 19 in rims for arrow
Replies: 3
Views: 1956

18'' wheels

Hello Ian,

I have 18'' wheels on my Arrow but the rear sprocket had to be changed to a 52 tooth one to get the bike to pull in top. The tyre comes very close to the top of the forks on full deflection.
See http://www.arielbikes.co.uk.

Brian.H.
by bh.sprint
Sun Nov 04, 2012 10:36 pm
Forum: Two stroke
Topic: MIKUNI
Replies: 10
Views: 4671

Re the hot starting. My Arrow with a Mikuni carb starts easily when hot. The Leader with a 376 carb, about 10 years old, usually starts well but after a fast run it can be slow to start . A fast kick on the kick start usually gets it going with the help of the electronic ignition.

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