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by Bob.Murphy
Tue Sep 22, 2020 9:25 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Daily Fixing and Riding Diary on an Ariel 2020
Replies: 307
Views: 21256

Re: Daily Fixing and Riding Diary on an Ariel 2020

Will it have a leather tent ?? You realise you will be limited to 60mph on Motorways & Dual carriageways - and 50mph in 60 zones. And you won't be allowed in the RH lane of 3-lane(+) Motorways. And you'll need to practice reversing :lol: Next it'll be an enormous Winnebago with an Ariel clinging...
by Bob.Murphy
Mon Aug 24, 2020 9:41 am
Forum: For sale/wanted - Bikes
Topic: FOR SALE : 1931 VF
Replies: 0
Views: 410

Re: FOR SALE : 1931 VF

Interesting photos - but what tele forks are those ??? They look like an early form of USD forks :shock: .

(I note its being sold with girder forks ;) ).

Bob.
by Bob.Murphy
Mon Aug 24, 2020 9:28 am
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: FORUM DOWN
Replies: 14
Views: 426

Re: FORUM DOWN

Mine is currently showing "Not Secure" as well (Trend Micro Titanium).

Bob.
by Bob.Murphy
Sun Aug 23, 2020 10:40 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: FORUM DOWN
Replies: 14
Views: 426

Re: FORUM DOWN

I just posted a reply to a thread and it took an age to accept it and update the page. It may be my network provider of course but is anyone else seeing this ??

Bob.
by Bob.Murphy
Sun Aug 23, 2020 10:35 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Tuning SQ4 by ear
Replies: 2
Views: 188

Re: Tuning SQ4 by ear

Adrian, Its a long time since I had a 4G (or a car with a distributor for that matter) but normally the horizontal clamp plate stays locked onto the distributor body, the vertical locking bolt is loosened and the slot in the clamp plate (plus distributor) moved below it. A marker pen is used to mark...
by Bob.Murphy
Thu Aug 06, 2020 9:38 am
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Vibro-tech Parts Washing Fluid
Replies: 3
Views: 311

Re: Vibro-tech Parts Washing Fluid

I use the cleaning fluid from Allendale Ultrasonics (I have their 27 litre Ultrasonic Cleaner). I haven't had any problems with it. I use 'Ubik 2000' Industrial cleaner for the serious stuff (not in the Ultrasonic), It affects Alloy so has to be used with care. Its great for oily / carboned-up engin...
by Bob.Murphy
Thu Jul 30, 2020 9:28 am
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Daily Fixing and Riding Diary on an Ariel 2020
Replies: 307
Views: 21256

Re: Daily Fixing and Riding Diary on an Ariel 2020

Steven.Carter wrote:But to be fair his other problem was more concerning, smoke coming up from around his ignition key.


Italian electrics strike again !

I'm not really into Sports Bikes but the MV F4 has to be the best-looking one ever 8-) .

Bob.
by Bob.Murphy
Mon Jul 27, 2020 10:35 am
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Sleeving and piston fit for a VB
Replies: 15
Views: 1211

Re: Sleeving and piston fit for a VB

Alas, Draganfly don't have rings to fit but I've a broken piston that's the same size of that on the left hand side (at +30 thou) with unbroken rings. Give F W Thornton & Sons a call, they may well have suitable rings: 01952 252892 E: enquiries@fwthornton.co.uk You will need to know EXACTLY wha...
by Bob.Murphy
Wed Jul 08, 2020 10:10 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: KH alloy head
Replies: 7
Views: 435

Re: KH alloy head

:lol:
by Bob.Murphy
Wed Jul 01, 2020 9:54 am
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Sleeving and piston fit for a VB
Replies: 15
Views: 1211

Re: Sleeving and piston fit for a VB

Hi, I had a '31 Panther 500 barrel sleeved by: T&L Engineering (Bedford) Ltd. Pear Tree Farm, Wilstead Road, Elstow, Beds, MK42 9YG. Tel: 01234 352418 They did a good job but as the bike restoration is still 'work in progress' I can't claim that it works ! This was back in June 2014 so the Co. m...

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