Smiths Chronometric Speedometer

Smiths Chronometric   Nothing says quality British quite like the words “Smiths Chronometric”. My thoughts tend more to Lawrence of Arabia than had I been talking about Lucas, the prince of darkness. The insides of the speedometer, while not totally unknown to me (to...

Squariel Dynamo Rebuild Part 2

Squariel Dynamo Rebuild Part 2 Squariel dynamo rebuild part 2 leaves no room for ambiguity for this weeks blog. John from hobby mechanics supplied me with a 5BA tap and some screws. It then took Aus Post 2 weeks to bring the 25 odd kms to my place. The result led to...

Lucas C35SD Dynamo

What is a Lucas C35SD Dynamo? The Lucas C35SD Dynamo (or more commonly called a Generator in this part of the world) is a 6v 40W generator. This was the standard fitment to the Ariel Square Four from 1949 – 1958. Being a product of “The Prince of Darkness” Lucas, we...

Electrics

The wiring was hard, cracked and a liability so it has been cut out and  a new loom from Draganfly is on the shelf ready to be installed when the time comes. One of the missing parts from the bike was the voltage regulator cover. This is also one of the parts that my...