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by Steven.Carter
Fri Jun 03, 2011 7:03 am
Forum: For sale/wanted - Bikes
Topic: Side Car Wanted
Replies: 2
Views: 1292

Side Car Wanted

Would anyone have a side car for sale? Ideally it would fit a swinging arm frame. Its for my daughters wedding latter this year and she would like to brought to the church on a bike. I might even be able to get my wife out a bit as she wont ride pillion.
Steve Carter
by Steven.Carter
Tue May 31, 2011 11:55 am
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Yesterday I went for a ride and this happened ..
Replies: 10
Views: 2885

i admire your sprit in getting the bike back on the road so quick, I hate it when one of my bikes are sick. Must check my valve gaps

Steve
by Steven.Carter
Thu May 26, 2011 4:30 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Carburretor jetting with Air filter
Replies: 2
Views: 939

My 51 has a 626 concentric fitted With a 3.5 slide, 200 main jet and 106 needle jet with the needle on the middle setting. This works fine but if you are experimenting aim for a rich settings at first. I think my Slide was at first a 2.5 and then I filed it away until it worked.

Steve
by Steven.Carter
Sat May 21, 2011 9:21 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Tyres
Replies: 3
Views: 1319

Re: Tyres

Hi Keith

I have got all the tyres for my bikes from these people http://www.tyre-finder.co.uk/ seem fine to me in the wet to me.


Steve
by Steven.Carter
Tue May 17, 2011 7:57 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Is this a Square Four?
Replies: 0
Views: 835

Is this a Square Four?

I wonder if he has ever been asked, when my bike was in for an MOT I was asked if my bike was an Atom!! :D

Sorry about my thumb

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by Steven.Carter
Tue May 17, 2011 7:25 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Rocker box gaskets (singles)
Replies: 15
Views: 4502

Thats the stuff, we use a grey colour glass cloth for making our insulation covers http://industrialsewnproducts.com/Finshed-Work-Pictures . If anyone would like to have some offcuts they are welcome for the price of a SAE, we throwaway small bits all the time, our address is in the website above. M...
by Steven.Carter
Tue May 17, 2011 5:07 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Rocker box gaskets (singles)
Replies: 15
Views: 4502

Re: Rocker box gaskets (singles)

I have had the rocker box off my Huntmaster many times trying to cure my oil leak, it seems as though the gaskets cant stand the heat near the exhaust. It seems that the gasket turns brittle and little bits break out causing the leak. Now I have got a cure, (I hope) as I have done nearly 3000 miles ...
by Steven.Carter
Fri Apr 22, 2011 5:12 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: place the coil
Replies: 3
Views: 1410

Re: place the coil

My huntmaster is fitted with Torspark electronic ignition and works very well with its twin spark coil but I also struggled to find somewhere to put it. At first I bolted it behind my toolbox but the first bad rain had me spluttering to a halt. My daughters hairdryer got things going again but the n...
by Steven.Carter
Mon Apr 18, 2011 9:40 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: ariel ht 5 trouble
Replies: 10
Views: 4254

My 51 VH had the return side of the pump block via the ball in the crankcase. I was riding my bike to a job in the wrong direction and did a u turn in the road and wondered who had that big bonfire!! it was me. Anyway I removed the ball and had no problems since

Steve
by Steven.Carter
Sat Apr 16, 2011 8:01 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: mudguard stay
Replies: 4
Views: 1702

There should be a nut and washer holding the shock in place with annother nut and washer holding the mudguard in place, the first nut then acts like a spacer, hope this makes sense

Steve

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