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by Bob.Murphy
Sat Aug 24, 2013 3:55 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Aus Black Ariel rally
Replies: 77
Views: 9711

Re: Aus Black Ariel rally

An excellent adventure - all the more so because it ended well with just enough problems to make it a bit of a challenge :D . Well done to both of you (you'll be wanting to 'push the envelope' again before long ;) ). Those are fantastic roads for motorcycling :mrgreen: It looks a great place to live...
by Bob.Murphy
Thu Aug 22, 2013 11:11 am
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Twin Square 4 engined car
Replies: 50
Views: 6229

Re: Twin Square 4 engined car

It looks, and sounds, good on the road.

Thanks for posting this, its a fascinating read.

Off-topic . . Is that blue & yellow car sneaking up behind at the start a Lea Francis (or a Riley) ??

Bob.
by Bob.Murphy
Wed Aug 21, 2013 12:54 am
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: another car video.
Replies: 1
Views: 596

Re: another car video.

Nice! Fraser Nashes were chain driven hence they were referred to as "The Chain Gang" :) . Back in 1970 I was in Ramsey, IOM with my Square Four when a fellah came out of a shop with his shopping and said "Ah, a Square Four, I've got one of those, do you want to see it?". Silly q...
by Bob.Murphy
Mon Aug 12, 2013 11:32 am
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Lathe quiery
Replies: 8
Views: 1069

Lathe Chucks:

Keith, 'Chronos' have mounting plates and chuck combinations. Its a good site for info as well. http://www.chronos.ltd.uk/cgi-bin/ss000001.pl?RANDOM=NETQUOTEVAR%3ARANDOM&PAGE=SEARCH&SO=1_3_4_0&SS=chuck+mounting&ACTION=Search&TB=A&PR=-1&GB=A&SX=0 My 1950s Denford Vicer...
by Bob.Murphy
Thu Aug 08, 2013 3:22 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Aus Black Ariel rally
Replies: 77
Views: 9711

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This sounds like a fantastic trip - best wishes to you both.

Keep safe and lets see some pictures ;) .

Bob :mrgreen:
by Bob.Murphy
Tue Jan 01, 2013 11:38 am
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Happy New Year
Replies: 7
Views: 895

And its a HAPPY NEW YEAR from a sunny and dry Edinburgh . . . Quick, where's the camera. I saw the new year in and then watched the Edinburgh fireworks - from the lounge window :lol: Hopefully I'll get out on the bikes more in 2013, no Ariels but the Beemers are going strong. Have a great 2013 y'all...
by Bob.Murphy
Mon Dec 10, 2012 11:20 am
Forum: For sale/wanted - Parts
Topic: Sturmey Archer Gearbox parts wanted
Replies: 10
Views: 2983

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Also ,check for cracked flywheels,it very common,and often goes unnoticed until the bike is run.I have a model 70,with both flywheels cracked.Second gear is broken too.Regards John. Thanks for the tip, I'll pass it on to the Panther owner. I rebuild BMW 'Airhead' gearboxes for members of http://ukg...
by Bob.Murphy
Sat Dec 08, 2012 1:13 pm
Forum: For sale/wanted - Parts
Topic: Sturmey Archer Gearbox parts wanted
Replies: 10
Views: 2983

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Well, thanks for that, I live and learn. Apologies for being thick - I should have checked the Brough reference earlier but didn't think it was that. I had a look at the Brough Club and almost sent a message - I'm glad I didn't now, thanks for the tip. There's a Co. in Austria that has kickstart spr...
by Bob.Murphy
Fri Dec 07, 2012 10:47 am
Forum: For sale/wanted - Parts
Topic: Sturmey Archer Gearbox parts wanted
Replies: 10
Views: 2983

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Brough Superior? Hmmm, BSeh? Club of British Serious people? Got it.. Broken Second club!... I win! I win! :lol: :lol: I wondered if Briggs & Stratton had something to do with it. I tried the net - I don't think British Showjumping can help. Maybe it was just Bull-Shine ;) (Did Broughs use Stur...
by Bob.Murphy
Thu Dec 06, 2012 11:12 am
Forum: For sale/wanted - Parts
Topic: Sturmey Archer Gearbox parts wanted
Replies: 10
Views: 2983

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LS boxes allways seem to break second,you will be able to buy new gears from the BS club,or one of the BS specialists. Thanks John, But, I must be getting old and my brain is befuddled . . What is the BS Club ??? I've racked the brain to no avail. I'm sure it will be a " DOH Moment :oops: &quo...

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