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Forum: Lister D & F Today, 05:59 PM
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Posted By Windrush
It was the Late David Edgington who admitted to...

It was the Late David Edgington who admitted to me during a phone call that 31 thou written in his books was wrong, a misprint apparently, though possibly now correct? He referred me to David Harris...
Forum: Lister D & F Today, 10:38 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By Windrush
The 31 thou is a well known missprint actually! ...

The 31 thou is a well known missprint actually! The author admitted that he got it wrong, .003" seems a little tight to me but I set mine to .010" and have never had any problem.:righton

Pete.
Forum: Events / Rallies General 18-11-17, 08:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 290
Posted By Windrush
Those were my initial feelings as well to be...

Those were my initial feelings as well to be honest, to be full before the end of the previous year seemed obvious to me that the same exhibitors were there each year with probably the same exhibits!...
Forum: Events / Rallies General 17-11-17, 06:12 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By Windrush
I tried twice for an entry a few years ago...

I tried twice for an entry a few years ago Martin, sent a form in before Christmas with a pic of my exhibit and a few days later both were returned as there was no room. Seemed a 'closed shop' type...
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 13-11-17, 11:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 459
Posted By Windrush
But that is how they have been displayed at...

But that is how they have been displayed at Newark (and Tractor World at Malvern) for many years Neil, they are judged and awarded trophies exactly the same as the...
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 13-11-17, 06:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 459
Posted By Windrush
Yes it was rather chilly Martin! Not as bad as...

Yes it was rather chilly Martin! Not as bad as the first time I exhibited an engine there though, it was dense freezing fog all weekend and I was the only person actually running an engine outside. ...
Forum: General Issues 12-11-17, 08:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By Windrush
Martin, I did see you both at my 'plot' but was...

Martin, I did see you both at my 'plot' but was unable to match your speed across the field to catch up with you!:embarrassed: Sorry, I don't know Colin.

Pete.
Forum: The Workshop 12-11-17, 06:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 475
Posted By Windrush
I had a letter from BOC last month telling me...

I had a letter from BOC last month telling me that as I'm a low amount user my next cylinder is free as long as I change it during the next 12 months. I only have argon from them nowadays.

Pete.
Forum: Petrol Engine Section 10-11-17, 11:32 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,351
Posted By Windrush
Going slightly off topic, was it 1950's Rootes...

Going slightly off topic, was it 1950's Rootes petrol engines that came with a ring groove below the gudgeon pin so that after a certain mileage when oil consumption increased an oil ring could be...
Forum: Engine Identification 08-11-17, 09:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 409
Posted By Windrush
When you say that it isn't a Stover does the...

When you say that it isn't a Stover does the owner actually know what engine it is then?

Pete.
Forum: The Workshop 05-11-17, 11:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 634
Posted By Windrush
Yes, it is good. I have sealed cracks in Fergie...

Yes, it is good. I have sealed cracks in Fergie tractor blocks with it. I prefer to use Q Bond if possible though, but that doesn't have the 'crack filling' properties of JB Weld. Quicksteel putty...
Forum: Events / Rallies General 05-11-17, 12:16 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,458
Posted By Windrush
That's a nice find Phill, there can't be too many...

That's a nice find Phill, there can't be too many of those still kicking around. Just how I like to get them, only trouble is I probably wouldn't live long enough to finish it at my present rate of...
Forum: Restorations Section 04-11-17, 06:53 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 13,044
Posted By Windrush
The Stuart R2 pumpsets run V belts from a double...

The Stuart R2 pumpsets run V belts from a double V pulley on the engine to the flat pulley on the waterpump, seemed odd to me when I got mine but that's how they appear to be set up from new. ...
Forum: General Issues 04-11-17, 01:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 198
Posted By Windrush
I believe he does, Matt Pomeroy makes Amanco (and...

I believe he does, Matt Pomeroy makes Amanco (and other) tanks as well.

Pete.
Forum: Events / Rallies General 02-11-17, 02:41 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,458
Posted By Windrush
He did that to me at the Woodote rally Martin...

He did that to me at the Woodote rally Martin even though I shouted to him! Never mind, I have been ignored by better folk in the past!!:whistle:

A shame that there isn't a similar event further...
Forum: Lister D & F 02-11-17, 09:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 686
Posted By Windrush
Yes, the Winget 18" spoked flywheel for slow...

Yes, the Winget 18" spoked flywheel for slow running/low HP applications. Actually a lightened A type flywheel with no balance weights. Supplied to Winget on 20/4/29.

Pete.
Forum: Lister D & F 01-11-17, 11:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 686
Posted By Windrush
My 1929 500 rpm spec 11 has both the Ricardo head...

My 1929 500 rpm spec 11 has both the Ricardo head and high mounted tank though, apparently a Winget requirement for certain applications.

https://i.imgur.com/3M5GNwR.jpg

Pete.
Forum: Stuart-Turner 27-10-17, 07:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,430
Posted By Windrush
A starter pulley like this one? Will have a...

A starter pulley like this one? Will have a small list myself when everything is sorted, no hurry though.

https://i.imgur.com/uNIcwgp.jpg

Pete.
Forum: Towing & Trailers 25-10-17, 12:45 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 19,674
Posted By Windrush
When we uprated our three axle trucks from 25...

When we uprated our three axle trucks from 25 tonne GVW to 26 tonnes the 'ministry men' dictated that the wheelbase had to be extended so the gaffer hired a magnetic drill base and a core drill to...
Forum: Petrol Engine Section 22-10-17, 10:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 593
Posted By Windrush
Took the words out of my mouth there Dan! I...

Took the words out of my mouth there Dan! I reckon your choice is very limited without the proper tackle Paul. Surely that Fairbanks wouldn't be as heavy as some engines you have enquired about...
Forum: Forum Crank-Up 2015 22-10-17, 11:14 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 12,969
Posted By Windrush
Yes it is strange how well you can get on with...

Yes it is strange how well you can get on with folk in this hobby yet don't know their names? For example we have been attending Lincoln rally for 22 years now and each year chat to folk that we...
Forum: Forum Crank-Up 2015 21-10-17, 10:42 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 12,969
Posted By Windrush
Well you had far better weather over on the East...

Well you had far better weather over on the East side than we did today! Is that Villiers on the turntable one of John Shiers creations? Maybe we will make it there next year...or perhaps the year...
Forum: Forum Crank-Up 2015 21-10-17, 02:32 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 12,969
Posted By Windrush
Lucky you, rain pouring down here and blowing a...

Lucky you, rain pouring down here and blowing a gale!

Pete.
Forum: Forum Crank-Up 2015 17-10-17, 11:24 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 12,969
Posted By Windrush
Alas we wont be with you on Saturday Rob, 'life'...

Alas we wont be with you on Saturday Rob, 'life' has taken a sudden swerve in the past week and the eventual outcome is unpredictable at this moment in time. We had to cancel going to a vintage...
Forum: Events / Rallies General 15-10-17, 09:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 309
Posted By Windrush
I didn't realise that they still had stationaries...

I didn't realise that they still had stationaries at Klondyke, I thought they knocked them in the head years ago when the field behind the pub stopped being used? Might manage to get there 'one day'...
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