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Re: BSA / Ariel Hub Front brake conversion???
« Reply #15 on: 07.09. 2022 12:14 »
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Re: BSA / Ariel Hub Front brake conversion???
« Reply #16 on: 07.09. 2022 13:53 »
have a look at this , got pics  http://forum.arielownersmcc.com/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=12739
That's interesting. Given that we've heard that those backplates are not very strong, does significantly improving the braking power seem safe?
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Re: BSA / Ariel Hub Front brake conversion???
« Reply #17 on: 07.09. 2022 22:12 »
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It looks like the braking forces are taken by the internal alloy plate, bolted to the torque stay ?

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Re: BSA / Ariel Hub Front brake conversion???
« Reply #18 on: 08.09. 2022 09:02 »
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It looks like the braking forces are taken by the internal alloy plate, bolted to the torque stay ?

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Ah, thanks, I hadn't studied the setup very well.
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Re: BSA / Ariel Hub Front brake conversion???
« Reply #19 on: 08.09. 2022 12:01 »
Ha ha  I'm in the middle of the process of doing exactly the same thing to my arial front brake my SR does not have the correct front forks or wheels. I took my wife out to the pub on it at the weekend and it scared the life out of me how bad it was two up.
but I have been planning this all year slowly getting the parts togeather.
I bought a cast iron 8" full width front hub and a set of a65 fork lowers from a mate, and I'm at the stage of building the forks up with new stantions and bushes/oilseals and have spent about 3 hours trying to get the top bush circlip *problem* now to do the other *pull hair out*

I'll have to have new rims when the wheels are rebuilt but my ones at the moment are alloy and I'd prefer chrome ones


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Re: BSA / Ariel Hub Front brake conversion???
« Reply #20 on: 08.09. 2022 12:23 »
@tlmark

That's what I run in scabbytank (duetto type).  You should be able to fit the A65 TLS with no problem.

Good gravy. *smile*

Thats the plan, ;) I just wanted more options


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