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Forum: General Issues 08-04-18, 03:10 PM
Replies: 30
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Posted By 1956ld1
Unfortunately, the only things that you can get...

Unfortunately, the only things that you can get nowadays are matches... You cant even buy a can of solvent without an id.
Forum: Generators 07-04-18, 01:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 639
Posted By 1956ld1
I think my one has the Q kit. It has a large...

I think my one has the Q kit. It has a large silencer and a foam-lined cover for the cylinder head
Forum: Generators 07-04-18, 01:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 639
Posted By 1956ld1
If I chop it, I will be sure to let you know.

If I chop it, I will be sure to let you know.
Forum: Generators 06-04-18, 07:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 639
Posted By 1956ld1
I feel sorry for anyone who had to work with its...

I feel sorry for anyone who had to work with its two-cylinder brother, the AD2:whistle:
Forum: Generators 05-04-18, 11:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 639
Posted By 1956ld1
I can't actually say that's a bad...

I can't actually say that's a bad idea:whistle::rofl:
Forum: Generators 05-04-18, 03:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 639
Posted By 1956ld1
Hi Paul, I've tried the oil and its been...

Hi Paul,
I've tried the oil and its been running off an external tank so I know there are no blockages, could be as you say a week fuel pump. but I'm starting to lean toward splitting the generator...
Forum: Generators 05-04-18, 01:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 639
Posted By 1956ld1
Lister Petter AD1 Generator help needed.

Hi all,
I recently was given a Lister Petter AD1 Haverhill Generator set. The engine wont start no matter what. I've ground in the valves and done the usual checks. Since you can turn it over with...
Forum: Restorations Section 29-03-18, 07:26 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,640
Posted By 1956ld1
I think one of my Normans has 4 rings aswell

I think one of my Normans has 4 rings aswell
Forum: Generators 26-03-18, 11:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,644
Posted By 1956ld1
Fantastic work!

Fantastic work!
Forum: Restorations Section 22-03-18, 05:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,640
Posted By 1956ld1
I got mine from cox and turner.

I got mine from cox and turner.
Forum: General Issues 21-03-18, 06:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By 1956ld1
I would say lead screw nut off a lathe or some...

I would say lead screw nut off a lathe or some sort or gear box.
Forum: Restorations Section 21-03-18, 06:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,640
Posted By 1956ld1
Lots of oil/diesel/anything that will lubricate...

Lots of oil/diesel/anything that will lubricate etc. and very gentle heat to the piston itself ( since its aluminum it should expand at a faster rate than the rings ). I would then get to work with a...
Forum: Member's Vehicles 11-03-18, 09:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,386
Posted By 1956ld1
fit a 12v unit with a 6v regulator?

fit a 12v unit with a 6v regulator?
Forum: Diesel Engine Section 05-01-18, 01:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,642
Posted By 1956ld1
Or this one...

Or this one https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/The-Lister-Blackstone-EV-4-Diesel-Engine-4-cylinder-180HP-RPM600-No-Flywheel/322890752780?hash=item4b2dc9e30c:g:TuoAAOSwOyJX8vUT .....:whistle:
Forum: General Issues 30-12-17, 08:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By 1956ld1
With my midget, I use about 20.1 with a custom...

With my midget, I use about 20.1 with a custom mix of oil, 50 parts 30sae motor oil with 50 parts mineral two stroke. Midgets where originally used with 16.1. When choosing oil choose mineral.
Forum: Generators 27-12-17, 12:15 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,644
Posted By 1956ld1
I beleave a standard ac contactor such as this...

I beleave a standard ac contactor such as this chap here:...
Forum: The Workshop 27-12-17, 12:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,583
Posted By 1956ld1
brass turning pink means that all the zinc has...

brass turning pink means that all the zinc has been eaten leaving just copper....
Forum: Generators 24-12-17, 11:16 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,644
Posted By 1956ld1
While I haven't read the whole thread, it sound...

While I haven't read the whole thread, it sound like it should just be a contactor... if this is to be run of dc, then a variable resister can easily be put inline with it to adjust it.
Forum: Generators 24-12-17, 09:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,644
Posted By 1956ld1
no point having control gear for a startomatic if...

no point having control gear for a startomatic if your not going to use it.... get it working if you can, shouldn't be too hard
Forum: Diesel Engine Section 24-12-17, 09:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,642
Posted By 1956ld1
:rofl::rofl: Good luck with this one!! Merry...

:rofl::rofl: Good luck with this one!!
Merry Christmas,
Josh.
Forum: General Issues 17-12-17, 09:23 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,003
Posted By 1956ld1
My collections: My engines, lamps and stoves-...

My collections:
My engines,
lamps and stoves- ( tilley pl53, tilley x246b, veritas pax, 5 fueurhand baby 275s, a valor 65c, primus no5, primus no71 and primus 632(?) blowtorch.
Vintage elctronics...
Forum: Generators 10-12-17, 07:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,796
Posted By 1956ld1
Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: Generators 10-12-17, 06:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,796
Posted By 1956ld1
Good work. What is the purpose of the starting...

Good work. What is the purpose of the starting coil?
Forum: Engine-Specific Forum Sections 07-12-17, 10:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 578
Posted By 1956ld1
After hearing this I think I have went deaf to...

After hearing this I think I have went deaf to the knock:whistle:, I will probably leave it until I have the exact measurements,
Thanks,
Josh.
Forum: Engine-Specific Forum Sections 07-12-17, 09:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 578
Posted By 1956ld1
I my self, have never understood the way they...

I my self, have never understood the way they size them??- https://www.lsengineers.co.uk/jap-model-6-big-end-shells-over-size-010-18475-010.html
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