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by john.nash
Mon Jan 30, 2023 3:20 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: cylinder to head mating question - w/ng
Replies: 22
Views: 513

Re: cylinder to head mating question - w/ng

... making a copper gasket as per John Nash's suggestion to sit on top of the spigot. Is there a particular type of copper which I should try and find? approx. 0.025" do you think? I got it from David Anderson, on the forum, here: http://forum.arielownersmcc.com/viewtopic.php?f=21&t=12399&...
by john.nash
Mon Jan 30, 2023 3:16 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: w/ng cylinder head, mating spigot for pushrod tube
Replies: 3
Views: 99

Re: w/ng cylinder head, mating spigot for pushrod tube

One of mine us like that too.
by john.nash
Mon Jan 16, 2023 11:32 am
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: cylinder to head mating question - w/ng
Replies: 22
Views: 513

Re: cylinder to head mating question - w/ng

I followed david Anderson's advice, when I had issues lapping a 500 iron head (the head would have needed a lot of lapping to get it onto spigot - likely due to mismatched parts from different places ) and made up a copper gasket to sit on the spigot. Seems to work
by john.nash
Sun Jan 15, 2023 5:15 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Ariel Riding and Fixing 2023
Replies: 36
Views: 1517

Re: Ariel Riding and Fixing 2023

The tree is usually down the bank a fair way, alongside the river. One of the cars is abandoned, prob after an aborted crossing. I was staring at it yesterday wondering if my wng would make it through .... in the end, I went round the very long way. Seems flooding is becoming common nowadays, for a ...
by john.nash
Sat Jan 14, 2023 11:38 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Ariel Riding and Fixing 2023
Replies: 36
Views: 1517

Re: Ariel Riding and Fixing 2023

10 mins late to the pub, this morning, due to flooded roads and they had ALL gone ...
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by john.nash
Sat Jan 14, 2023 11:36 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: cylinder to head mating question - w/ng
Replies: 22
Views: 513

Re: cylinder to head mating question - w/ng

When you drop the head onto the barrel, without the pushrod tubes, pushrod or headbolts in, then it will sit on the raised spigot. You can rotate it 360 degrees- which you need in order to grind the joint to an airtight seal.
by john.nash
Sat Dec 10, 2022 11:09 am
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Gearbox type and plunger/push rod query
Replies: 9
Views: 323

Re: Gearbox type and plunger/push rod query

You can always add an extra plate by taking the lip off the back of the centre. You then take off the tabs on the outside of a clutch plate. That plate now goes in first, and bears on the clutch basket, followed by a another plain plate. Then it's all the existing plates in the same order. I've done...
by john.nash
Fri Nov 25, 2022 1:47 pm
Forum: For sale/wanted - Parts, and those bits and bobs
Topic: VH500 piston wanted
Replies: 15
Views: 597

Re: VH500 piston wanted

I've got some standards.
They're all without rings or pins tho - sorry.
by john.nash
Fri Nov 25, 2022 1:30 pm
Forum: For sale/wanted - Parts, and those bits and bobs
Topic: VH500 piston wanted
Replies: 15
Views: 597

Re: VH500 piston wanted

I've only got a spare +20 and it's dished.
It's a heplex, but there is no pin.
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I had a JP piston in another 500 I had. I didn't notice any additional vibration. I did bore a little more clearance and I did have to take a little off the small end bush.
by john.nash
Wed Nov 23, 2022 9:32 am
Forum: For sale/wanted - Parts, and those bits and bobs
Topic: FS: KH dynamo gear
Replies: 0
Views: 110

FS: KH dynamo gear

I have a 24T, step in back, KH dynamo gear for sale. I'm unlikely to use it.

Think it's seen some light use, as there are a handful of burrs (one larger, the rest tiny), but that might be storage related.

£20 Inc tracked post on the UK mainland.
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