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by john.davies
Mon Jul 08, 2024 10:23 am
Forum: For sale/wanted - Bikes
Topic: 1931 Ariel VB31
Replies: 5
Views: 615

Re: 1931 Ariel VB31

Still available
by john.davies
Wed Jun 19, 2024 8:11 am
Forum: For sale/wanted - Bikes
Topic: 1931 Ariel VB31
Replies: 5
Views: 615

Re: 1931 Ariel VB31

Hi Keith, reply sent.
by john.davies
Tue Jun 18, 2024 1:18 pm
Forum: For sale/wanted - Bikes
Topic: 1931 Ariel VB31
Replies: 5
Views: 615

1931 Ariel VB31

For sale 1931 VB31. Has original registration and engine, gearbox and frame numbers, according to the dispatch records, are as when it left the factory in March 1931. Last used on this years Dorset VMCC section Giant's Run where we did over 65 trouble free miles. The last picture is of us on last ye...
by john.davies
Thu Feb 01, 2024 9:50 am
Forum: For sale/wanted - Parts, and those bits and bobs
Topic: '39 Sq4 side stand retaing clip wanted
Replies: 9
Views: 1741

Re: '39 Sq4 side stand retaing clip wanted

This is the clip that Ray means
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Karol's side stand looks like the modern Royal Enfield stand that you can by off Ebay and adapt to fit, a number of other people on this forum have done this. Details here.
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by john.davies
Tue Oct 31, 2023 10:14 am
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: DVLA registration request very slow
Replies: 23
Views: 4115

Re: DVLA registration request very slow

I had a similar situation with a 1958 BSA C15 that had a A plate registration as its original number had been sold off in the 1980's. Contacted the DVLA and said to them that the A plate was making the bike seem newer than it actually was which breaks their own rules. They agreed and issued a new 3 ...
by john.davies
Fri Oct 27, 2023 9:51 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Thorspark Electronic Ignition advice.
Replies: 15
Views: 3277

Re: Thorspark Electronic Ignition advice.

Hi Dennis, I fitted a Thorspark kit to my 1946 Square 4 a couple of years ago after the mag started playing up. What a difference it made, easy starting and running lovely. Perhaps Rob was a bit unlucky as my pickup plate fitted straight in with no fettling. The other good thing is that the Thorspar...
by john.davies
Thu Oct 26, 2023 8:57 am
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: 1938 square four grease cup
Replies: 4
Views: 1097

Re: 1938 square four grease cup

I used a 1/8 BSP brass grease cup like in the links below and and made an adapter to fit the hole. The adapter had the nose on to hold in the rotor shaft as per the original grease cup had as shown in picture. MN1E-front.jpg https://www.myford.co.uk/acatalog/BRASS-GREASE-CUP--1-8--x-3-4---1869.html ...
by john.davies
Fri Oct 13, 2023 10:16 am
Forum: For sale/wanted - Parts, and those bits and bobs
Topic: Ariel 500 single Indian petrol tank for sale - SOLD
Replies: 5
Views: 1378

Re: Ariel 500 single Indian petrol tank for sale - unused

Still for sale, will be taking to Shepton Mallet autojumble on November 4th