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by Steven.Carter
Fri Jun 14, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Thorspark Electronic Ignition on a VH
Replies: 24
Views: 843

Re: Thorspark Electronic Ignition on a VH

In an attempt not to annoy my neighbours I bought this off ebay, it didn't fit because I bought the wrong diameter but the correct one in my Huntmaster certainly calmed things down.
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by Steven.Carter
Fri Jun 14, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: why Li-ion batteries are no good for motorcycles
Replies: 11
Views: 729

Re: why Li-ion batteries are no good for motorcycles

I've used lithium batteries in most of my bikes. They seem to work fine but maybe its just a problem waiting to happen. On my 56 black Huntmaster I've oppened up the battery case and removed the cells. It seems that even the small case still has a lot of empty space inside. The flat cells are much s...
by Steven.Carter
Fri Jun 14, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Daily Fixing and Riding Diary on an Ariel 2019
Replies: 225
Views: 12927

Re: Daily Fixing and Riding Diary on an Ariel 2019

Well, its been awhile since I last posted here. I have just not travelled much on my Ariel and so consequently I haven't broken down on one either so nothing to write about :D Today though I had an appointment to keep with our two stroke Bob over at Loomies our local bikers cafe. And as I've been do...
by Steven.Carter
Sat Jun 01, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Returned from Australia
Replies: 35
Views: 1042

Re: Returned from Australia

Leejm wrote:I do! Tracing paper toilet roll! It had a green cross on the box. Didn't clean you more spread it around.

Izal AWFULL :D
by Steven.Carter
Fri May 31, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: How to seal the timing cover gasket on a KH500
Replies: 7
Views: 328

Re: How to seal the timing cover gasket on a KH500

Hope this works for you, PM your address and I'll get it off on monday

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by Steven.Carter
Fri May 31, 2019 3:42 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Returned from Australia
Replies: 35
Views: 1042

Re: Returned from Australia

Bob, probably the biggest killer is behind the camera :D
by Steven.Carter
Thu May 30, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: How to seal the timing cover gasket on a KH500
Replies: 7
Views: 328

Re: How to seal the timing cover gasket on a KH500

John my friend, Leather is your answer, Are all those outer covers the same? if they are my mate Mick has an outer cover for an 1954 alloy head bike and I'll happily make you one. All my Huntmasters have leather timing cover gaskets and are fantastic. I rub a bit cheap builders silicone between my ...
by Steven.Carter
Thu May 30, 2019 6:35 am
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: How to seal the timing cover gasket on a KH500
Replies: 7
Views: 328

Re: How to seal the timing cover gasket on a KH500

Bike's been on the road for around 4 years. Trying to seal the timing cover has been an ongoing problem - I have tried a variety of materials (standard gasket from an original kit, cork, nitrile rubber, thicker gasket material - all with/without a little silicon) . Some fail quite quickly and some ...
by Steven.Carter
Wed May 29, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Returned from Australia
Replies: 35
Views: 1042

Re: Returned from Australia

adrie.degraaff wrote:I have send an Ariel crankcase to Australia but it was returned becouse there had bein oranges in the box some 10 years ago.
Just so you know.


Are you sure you didn't send a Boomerang, sorry couldn't resist :D
by Steven.Carter
Mon May 27, 2019 9:07 am
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Daily Fixing and Riding Diary on an Ariel 2019
Replies: 225
Views: 12927

Re: Daily Fixing and Riding Diary on an Ariel 2019

LuisPaz wrote:Every weekend i start the Ariel and make a short ride arround the workshop.



https://youtu.be/t2zxsP32TdQ


I ride of any distance is good news for the bike, they need a little exercise justlike us :D

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