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by robjameson
Mon Sep 17, 2018 8:19 pm
Forum: For sale/wanted - Parts
Topic: Plastic Nacelle wanted
Replies: 4
Views: 449

Re: Plastic Nacelle wanted

Steve, speak to Ben Mitchell (the one who was at the rally), I believe that he may have one going, but that’s only because as we were coming off the ferry, he had a nice looking original one attached to the luggage on his square four!
by robjameson
Mon Sep 17, 2018 8:16 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Roadrider tyre pressures.
Replies: 7
Views: 814

Re: Roadrider tyre pressures.

I run 26psi in the front and 28psi in the rear, on a swinging arm VH. I weigh 13 and a half stone
by robjameson
Mon Sep 17, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Exhaust Clamps for Mk1 Square Four
Replies: 2
Views: 358

Re: Exhaust Clamps for Mk1 Square Four

Yeah, I have one of those on the single, used them on other bikes too. They are absolutely fine, but you have t9 take care not to overtorque them or they snap.
by robjameson
Mon Sep 17, 2018 8:11 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Annual Rally.
Replies: 28
Views: 2236

Re: Annual Rally.

Was great to catch up with some of the contributors to this forum and everyone else too! I’m very pleased to have completed 1144 miles on the bike, with minor issues, but as is consistent so far, that bike has never failed to get me home. Not so pleased that Dad beat me on the furthest travelled by ...
by robjameson
Thu Aug 30, 2018 10:17 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Annual Rally.
Replies: 28
Views: 2236

Re: Annual Rally.

We could try and catch you Dave, but then, it might be a bridge too far!
by robjameson
Wed Aug 08, 2018 10:27 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: cruising speed VH
Replies: 25
Views: 1933

Re: cruising speed VH

I run a 22t engine sprocket, I can comfortably cruise at 60-65, gets a bit vibey at 70-75, but perfectly manageable. I generally don’t spend sustained time above 75. I do basically have HS internals though so perhaps a slightly different animal. I’m also told that I’m not terribly gentle with the ol...
by robjameson
Wed Jul 25, 2018 10:40 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: spring washer on magneto sprocket ?
Replies: 10
Views: 757

Re: spring washer on magneto sprocket ?

I’ve had several back from tony with the spring washer. Personally I have never been happy with the thread engagement if the washer is present, so I leave them off.
by robjameson
Tue Jul 24, 2018 10:19 pm
Forum: For sale/wanted - Bikes
Topic: FOR SALE : Very nice 38 VB
Replies: 13
Views: 1506

Re: FOR SALE : Very nice 38 VB

That is gorgeous. Bit pricey.
by robjameson
Mon Jul 23, 2018 10:18 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Best plug for a 1955 NH
Replies: 7
Views: 798

Re: Best plug for a 1955 NH

I had three plug failures in a row while using ngk plugs, couple of broken insulators and a broken electrode. I haven’t had a single plug issue since changing to Bosch
by robjameson
Sun Jul 22, 2018 11:30 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Best plug for a 1955 NH
Replies: 7
Views: 798

Re: Best plug for a 1955 NH

I’m using a Bosch w7dc or w9dc, I forget which!

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