Squariel Engine Dismantle Part 3

Dismantling the Bottom End Last time was about the top end. Dismantling the bottom end is next. Good news is that I have made videos of this on my YouTube Channel for your viewing pleasure. Dismantling the Square Four bottom end down was straight forward enough. The...

Squariel Engine Tear Down Part 2

Top End Strip Time for a top end strip. No, not what they do in Darwin but time to strip down the 4GMKII cylinder head. Due to family commitments last week, I did not get to spend any time on the Squariel. I was able to sneak downstairs to the garage for a couple of...

Squariel Engine Tear Down – Part 1

Squariel Engine Tear Down It had to happen sooner or later and now is the time for the Squariel engine tear down. I have seen numerous UK TV shows and magazines call the engine a “lump”. Lifting the 4GMKII engine off its shelf, I certainly know where the term “lump”...

Update on my tank and rear brake hub complete

Update on my tank and rear brake hub complete After such a long wait, I went to New Zealand full of hope that the team at Shiny Bits would have completed the repairs and plating so that I could give you an update on my fuel tank. As it turned out, yes they had...

Wheel Building Tutorial

Building my Ariel Square Four Front Wheel This week I have been creative and posted a video of building my Ariel Square Four front wheel. Video editing is fast becoming a necessary tool in the restorers’ toolkit. My filming and editing skills still leave a lot to...

Wheeley Good Stuff

Long Haul flight and wheel lacing My rims and spokes have arrived from Lightfoot Wheels. Wheeley good stuff! Time to get building! Lesson no.1 or maybe just Captain Obvious. Lacing wheels straight after a long haul flight can mess with your head! It has been more...