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Forum: Engine-Only Stuff 08-05-18, 08:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,361
Posted By fowlerfan
Phillip, I have had no luck of late either when...

Phillip, I have had no luck of late either when contacting him about a MA1 air cooled twin I've been working on. Its a pity as the site lists a few spares that would have helped with the rebuild !
Forum: Generators 28-04-18, 08:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By fowlerfan
Thanks for all the replies, very useful. I will...

Thanks for all the replies, very useful. I will pass this on to the owner.
Cheers Dave
Forum: Generators 26-04-18, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By fowlerfan
Lister Startomatic SL2 Component help ?

Posting on behalf of a friend who has recently picked up a Lister SL2 4kVA Startomatic single phase generator.
Engine runs well after years of being idle. It appears to generate but on first start...
Forum: Restorations Section 24-03-18, 09:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 726
Posted By fowlerfan
Looks good Charles, interesting set up. Won't go...

Looks good Charles, interesting set up. Won't go wrong with that magneto, and the tank looks just as good as a Fowler one I had done recently...cheers Dave
Forum: Member's Vehicles 26-06-17, 10:24 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,105
Posted By fowlerfan
+1 for Skoda.... Changed to a Superb Estate 4x4...

+1 for Skoda....
Changed to a Superb Estate 4x4 Outdoor model last November and its been 'superb'....(sorry!)....:whistle: Good tow car and huge volumes of boot space with a good level of...
Forum: General Issues 23-06-17, 09:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 844
Posted By fowlerfan
Interesting about the exhaust flange, I will need...

Interesting about the exhaust flange, I will need to find the pics I have of another engine with similar flange. Perhaps it is just a co-incidence or well made adaptation, its certainly been with...
Forum: General Issues 22-06-17, 10:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 844
Posted By fowlerfan
https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4238/35472852325_c24...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4238/35472852325_c240621811_n.jpg

This is the exhaust flange on my engine, I have seen this set up before, its quite well made.

Also, this engine has an Alfa Laval...
Forum: General Issues 22-06-17, 08:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 844
Posted By fowlerfan
Thanks for that, is the flange cast or fabricated...

Thanks for that, is the flange cast or fabricated from a plate and socket ? I will post up a pic of the setup on my engine when I get a chance.
Cheers Dave
Forum: General Issues 21-06-17, 11:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 844
Posted By fowlerfan
Nice, I picked one up at the weekend while at the...

Nice, I picked one up at the weekend while at the 1000 engine rally Serial 116082. My engine needs the mag redone but otherwise looks good, has the fibre drive coupling and slim fuel tank.
Supplied...
Forum: Engine-Specific Forum Sections 23-04-17, 10:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,089
Posted By fowlerfan
Interesting pics and great period repair. Was...

Interesting pics and great period repair. Was there a serial no. of the engine available, could potentially look it up in the IF archives...

Dave
Forum: General Issues 13-04-17, 10:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,149
Posted By fowlerfan
Surprised anyone noticed :-) ! I decided to let...

Surprised anyone noticed :-) ! I decided to let the hosting lapse this year unfortunately. While the hosting cost wasn't huge I haven't been able to update the site in at least 8 years. I don't...
Forum: General Issues 13-04-17, 01:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,149
Posted By fowlerfan
Might be worth a letter or small write up into...

Might be worth a letter or small write up into the SEM. You will reach a far bigger audience. I have found this from experience with recent articles on Stuart Turner air cooled twins, and the Ailsa...
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 27-03-17, 08:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,923
Posted By fowlerfan
Was a really good day, couldn't have asked for...

Was a really good day, couldn't have asked for better weather and the turn out of interesting engines was excellent. Wullie would be well chuffed at the efforts folk make for his crankup with many...
Forum: Lister D & F 10-03-17, 02:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,433
Posted By fowlerfan
Best bet is to track down a copy of the Lister D...

Best bet is to track down a copy of the Lister D story book by David Edgington, this will tell you everything you need to know about the different specs etc and is a great book to have. The earlier...
Forum: Petrol Engine Section 05-03-17, 09:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,225
Posted By fowlerfan
Nick, Interesting engine, I am sure extracts...

Nick,

Interesting engine, I am sure extracts from the catalogue would be of interest on here. Regards Dave
Forum: Ignition Systems 01-03-17, 10:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,293
Posted By fowlerfan
Thanks Peter, confusion cleared up ! :righton:

Thanks Peter, confusion cleared up ! :righton:
Forum: Ignition Systems 01-03-17, 10:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,293
Posted By fowlerfan
My earlier post I think the code is wrong should...

My earlier post I think the code is wrong should be 980 BZ not 9808Z. Peter advises this is probably for a Lister 1.5 - 6 HP CCW with taper shaft, and another thread on here suggesting the 980 was a...
Forum: Ignition Systems 01-03-17, 09:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,293
Posted By fowlerfan
Appears that the mag serial doesn't match the...

Appears that the mag serial doesn't match the records, not a huge surprise as didn't think it was original anyway! :whistle: At least I know a Wico A isn't totally wrong for the engine. Anyone...
Forum: Ignition Systems 28-02-17, 11:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,293
Posted By fowlerfan
Am oddity perhaps, the drillings on the mag base...

Am oddity perhaps, the drillings on the mag base had me convinced a Lucas was original but the records are suggesting otherwise. Peter double checked for me and apparently no indication of service...
Forum: Ignition Systems 28-02-17, 11:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,293
Posted By fowlerfan
The customer was a Mr Peacock... Can't be many...

The customer was a Mr Peacock... Can't be many around in that area ! The set was picked up in that area a few years ago apparently and passed through a couple of collectors. It is possible that...
Forum: Ignition Systems 28-02-17, 10:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,293
Posted By fowlerfan
Thanks to Peter for the very useful information...

Thanks to Peter for the very useful information on my P4 gen set. Slightly earlier than I thought it was and I was surprised that the magneto is the correct type. There are even different drillings...
Forum: Restorations Section 24-01-17, 08:20 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 16,469
Posted By fowlerfan
That would certainly be interesting if the twins...

That would certainly be interesting if the twins are in the books and would help with the register I maintain.
Might finally find out the sale details of our P4 gen set :-)

Well done...!
Dave
Forum: Diesel Engine Section 16-11-16, 05:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,867
Posted By fowlerfan
Not sure if this was the one at Welland and Newby...

Not sure if this was the one at Welland and Newby Hall but these photos were taken at the 2016 Scone Palace rally.

https://flic.kr/s/aHskvoU7ZB

Hopefully this link will work....
Thanks
Dave
Forum: General Issues 28-10-16, 12:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,642
Posted By fowlerfan
1 3/8" is the usual Fowler PA crankshaft size. ...

1 3/8" is the usual Fowler PA crankshaft size. They do turn up now and again.
As Paul says, basically the same as a Petter A handle but larger bore.
Cheers
Dave
Forum: Events / Rallies General 16-10-16, 07:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,644
Posted By fowlerfan
A very enjoyable day out with folk coming from...

A very enjoyable day out with folk coming from all over. Great to see such a varied selection within the one make/model with some really unusual and rare D's to be seen. I spent about an hour going...
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