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by Steven.Carter
Tue Jun 25, 2013 11:25 am
Forum: For sale/wanted - Bikes
Topic: Ebay Huntmaster project
Replies: 10
Views: 1854

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Welcome to the fact lane Steve Fact lane? never heard of that :D I should have said Fast Lane. Have you any experiences of Huntmasters? I'm thinking of getting rid of my modern BMW as I'm always on the Ariel. My journey times to my jobs are only a little longer. The only snag with the Huntmaster is...
by Steven.Carter
Tue Jun 25, 2013 6:46 am
Forum: For sale/wanted - Bikes
Topic: Ebay Huntmaster project
Replies: 10
Views: 1854

Technically speaking you don't have to, you've just just bought a collection of parts. Anyway, well done and maybe you can tell her all about it when it's back together.

Welcome to the fact lane
Steve
by Steven.Carter
Fri Jun 21, 2013 6:21 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Chopper oil change
Replies: 2
Views: 600

A good idea is to have a magnet somewhere to catch any fine particles. My sumplate has a drain plug with magnet built in. After my engine was rebuilt when I removed the plug I had what looked like a bulge of oil on the end which was all the fine metal bits all caught in the magnet. Frightened me the...
by Steven.Carter
Thu Jun 20, 2013 4:08 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Sidecar Alignment
Replies: 20
Views: 2919

Re: Sidecar Alignment

Keith.owen wrote:Hi,
Can anyone tell me what the optimum distance is for the sidecar wheel to be positioned ahead of the motorcycle rear wheel for a rigid framed single (1950 VH)?

Keith

About 10 miles should be enough . :D After my bad experiences with a sidecar!! All my fault I should say.
by Steven.Carter
Thu Jun 20, 2013 5:57 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: sudden oil pump failure
Replies: 6
Views: 980

My return went when I was working at Selly Oak hospital (appropriate!) I turned down a wrong Rd and did a u turn. Some guys got a decent bonfire going here I thought. Could hardly see where I was going!
Steve
by Steven.Carter
Thu Jun 20, 2013 5:43 am
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: ANTI-WET SUMPING VALVE, STAINLESS
Replies: 18
Views: 4967

It has a spring and ball fitted, I certainly couldn't be trusted with a tap
by Steven.Carter
Wed Jun 19, 2013 11:06 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: ANTI-WET SUMPING VALVE, STAINLESS
Replies: 18
Views: 4967

Re: ANTI-WET SUMPING VALVE, STAINLESS

I have the same one on my Huntmaster and have had no problems. Done around 20,000 miles so far with it fitted.
Steve
by Steven.Carter
Tue Jun 18, 2013 7:38 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Banbury Run 2013
Replies: 15
Views: 2492

The video looks great on my tablet, very good quality
by Steven.Carter
Fri Jun 14, 2013 9:01 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Carb For '57 VH
Replies: 12
Views: 1535

They do go very well with a concentric. If the bike had been ridden a fair bit from new the chances are the owner would have been changing his worn out monoblock for a concentric in the early 60's anyway, so its nearly is original. :D
by Steven.Carter
Mon Jun 10, 2013 9:08 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Amal are re-making the flame trap/filters
Replies: 6
Views: 1533

Re: Amal are re-making the flame trap/filters

Cheers for that John. I'll get one for my wng
Steve

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