Daily Fixing and Riding Diary on an Ariel 2020

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Re: Daily Fixing and Riding Diary on an Ariel 2020

Postby JohnnyBeckett » Mon Jan 06, 2020 6:23 pm

HI Steven that's good fun and work at the sametime wen are you getting one you are always crossing the water 8-) :lol:

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Re: Daily Fixing and Riding Diary on an Ariel 2020

Postby Steven.Carter » Tue Jan 07, 2020 5:32 pm

Not sure I'd like a Hovercraft, even harder to steer then a Sidecar.

A little progress today, new number plate and its carrier. And a wiring success :D

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Postby Steven.Carter » Tue Jan 07, 2020 6:24 pm

I thought the bearing in my magneto replacement body for my electric points was shot. I could feel alot of movement in the fibre pinion. But it wasn't the bearing, it was these 4 rivits loose
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Re: Daily Fixing and Riding Diary on an Ariel 2020

Postby paul.jameson » Tue Jan 07, 2020 8:44 pm

I assume that given your customary speed of rebuilding we shall see you on WE this weekend at the Crazy Horse Rally?
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Re: Daily Fixing and Riding Diary on an Ariel 2020

Postby Steven.Carter » Wed Jan 08, 2020 4:48 am

paul.jameson wrote:I assume that given your customary speed of rebuilding we shall see you on WE this weekend at the Crazy Horse Rally?

Hmmm,, Iron Horse maybe :D

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Re: Daily Fixing and Riding Diary on an Ariel 2020

Postby Paul Slootheer » Wed Jan 08, 2020 2:37 pm

Steven.Carter wrote:A little progress today, new number plate and its carrier. And a wiring success :D


Very neat, It looks the rear light is allready burning!! promising stuff! :lol:

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Re: Daily Fixing and Riding Diary on an Ariel 2020

Postby Steven.Carter » Wed Jan 08, 2020 7:59 pm

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I've decided to ride my 58 VH to the crazy horse as it has a screen fitted. I knowm I'm soft :D
It rattles a little so a little look at the tappets was in order. I'd forgotten my method for preventing the tappet falling off. :D

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Re: Daily Fixing and Riding Diary on an Ariel 2020

Postby Steven.Carter » Thu Jan 09, 2020 8:51 pm

Took the VH for a short ride to Marchwood near Southampton. I fancied a giving her a run to make sure everything was running ok before the Crazy Horse but got a good soaking into the bargain. Still I found some good shelter in my customers car park.
Before I got started on my job I got chatting to the engineer, nice guy, likes his bikes. He also wished me a good weekend away at the rally in the Forest of Dean, Couldn't work out how the hell he knew I was going away. Turns out he knows one of our Hampshire lads :D :D small world

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Re: Daily Fixing and Riding Diary on an Ariel 2020

Postby Steven.Carter » Fri Jan 10, 2020 1:30 pm

I'm off

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Re: Daily Fixing and Riding Diary on an Ariel 2020

Postby fpassmore » Fri Jan 10, 2020 4:39 pm

Wish I was going with you Steven, I could use a ride. Unfortunately a metre of snow and temperatures dropping to -26C this weekend prevent such activity. Guess I will have to take in some ice-racing this weekend instead.
Have a good trip.
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