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by Mickypic
Sun Feb 28, 2016 11:39 am
Forum: For sale/wanted - Bikes
Topic: Colt on ebay
Replies: 1
Views: 580

Colt on ebay

https://www.ebay.co.uk/ulk/itm/322021095704
Seen on eBay, looks all original
Michael
by Mickypic
Sun Feb 14, 2016 3:12 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Fork circlip fitting ?
Replies: 6
Views: 938

Re: Fork circlip fitting ?

Thank for replies. Have got it fitted now with the two screwdriver method and lots of swearing.
Cheers Michael
by Mickypic
Fri Feb 12, 2016 6:18 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Fork circlip fitting ?
Replies: 6
Views: 938

Fork circlip fitting ?

How do I refit the circlip that fits to top of fork slider ? Just spent 2 hours trying to refit it. There is no where to get hold of it like a modern one which has two small holes for circlip pliers. When I get one end in the other end pops out. Is there a special tool for the job?
Cheers Michael
by Mickypic
Wed Feb 10, 2016 6:26 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Wheel rebuild Offset
Replies: 5
Views: 1133

Re: Wheel rebuild Offset

Hi Neal
I am also restoring a Colt. There is a question in 4 stroke technical questions section which may help you and if you could measure the spoke plate distance it would help me too.
Cheers Michael
by Mickypic
Tue Feb 09, 2016 7:20 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Ariel Colt rear hub
Replies: 10
Views: 1673

Re: Ariel Colt rear hub

Thanks again Paul for you help.
So it looks like they did use the bantam d1-d3 type hub from 1954-56 and them widened it from 1957-58.
So now I know I can use the earlier size hub as the over all size is the same.
Cheers michael
by Mickypic
Sun Feb 07, 2016 7:51 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Ariel Colt rear hub
Replies: 10
Views: 1673

Re: Ariel Colt rear hub

Thankyou Paul. Could you also measure the gap between the spoke plates to see if yours is 1 3/4" or 2 " .
Cheers Michael
by Mickypic
Sun Jan 31, 2016 11:16 am
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Ariel Colt rear hub
Replies: 10
Views: 1673

Re: Ariel Colt rear hub

Can any Colt owners please measure their rear hubs and let me know size.
Cheers Michael
by Mickypic
Tue Jan 26, 2016 5:35 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Ariel Colt rear hub
Replies: 10
Views: 1673

Re: Ariel Colt rear hub

I do not have a rim , the previous owner had cut the hub out and throw the rims and spokes away. Draganfly list the standard rims as WM1 x 19" with 36 spokes.
by Mickypic
Tue Jan 26, 2016 4:03 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Ariel Colt rear hub
Replies: 10
Views: 1673

Ariel Colt rear hub

The rear hub on the 1957 basket case I bought is knackered, so bought a bantam d1-d3 hub which is meant to be the same. All the dimensions are all the same apart from the spoke mounting plates gap, my old hub is 2" and bantam is 1 3/4 " . Will this 1/4 make a difference? Did the colts from...
by Mickypic
Sat Jan 23, 2016 7:54 pm
Forum: For sale/wanted - Parts
Topic: Ariel Colt advance/ retard unit needed
Replies: 8
Views: 1701

Re: Ariel Colt advance/ retard unit needed

This would not work on my unit, the middle hole is totally smooth with no threaded section to screw a bolt into.
Cheers Michael

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