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Forum: General Issues 15-11-14, 10:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 886
Posted By derek_patterson
Cheers Dan that was a prompt response. ...

Cheers Dan that was a prompt response.

Regards,
Derek
Forum: General Issues 15-11-14, 09:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 886
Posted By derek_patterson
Identification Please

Hi,

I was wondering if someone could identify the make, model and approximate age of this engine.

http://www.tecu.co.uk/gallery_files/gallery05/rally05/stationary/DSCF1369.jpg
...
Forum: Events / Rallies General 08-06-14, 07:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 358
Posted By derek_patterson
2014 Event List

Hi, the list of events for Northern Ireland is available as usual on the TECU website (http://www.tecu.co.uk/).

Sorry for the delay in this post but I haven't been on much.

Regards
Derek
Forum: Lister D & F 02-03-14, 11:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,162
Posted By derek_patterson
Thanks Timothy and indeed Appletop, Now that...

Thanks Timothy and indeed Appletop,

Now that me and my D have bonded I feel like I should treat it to a set of wheels so if I'm gonna do it, I might as well do it right.

Derek
Forum: Ignition Systems 18-07-13, 11:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,018
Posted By derek_patterson
Hi Nick, Yes there is a bit of a story there...

Hi Nick,

Yes there is a bit of a story there because it is a local car. I will try to get a few pictures at some stage but it might be a while because it's boxed into the corner by a Perkins...
Forum: Ignition Systems 16-07-13, 06:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,018
Posted By derek_patterson
Hi Nick, I wanted to use the specified plug...

Hi Nick,

I wanted to use the specified plug for my first attempt at starting the Lister D because that was one less source of potential problems. I'd taken everything apart and inspected during...
Forum: Events / Rallies General 16-07-13, 06:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,078
Posted By derek_patterson
Well that's true but they will have to be quick...

Well that's true but they will have to be quick because it is on this Friday and Saturday, 19th&20th July.
Forum: Ignition Systems 15-07-13, 11:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,018
Posted By derek_patterson
Hi, Thanks for the response I was thinking...

Hi,

Thanks for the response I was thinking of trying it in my Lister D which I had running for the first time tonight. Still have that stupid grin on my face and immense feeling of satisfaction...
Forum: Events / Rallies General 15-07-13, 11:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,078
Posted By derek_patterson
TECU 2013 Ballymena Rally

Hi,

Given our location in Northern Ireland this will be of limited scope within the forum but I just wanted to remind people that the TECU annual rally which was normally held in Ballymena...
Forum: Ignition Systems 15-07-13, 10:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,018
Posted By derek_patterson
Hobson MPO Spark Plugs

Hi,

I was just wondering if anyone has any experience of running these spark plugs in their engine? I bought them last year in the auto-jumble at a local rally but haven't had the chance to try...
Forum: Restorations Section 16-05-13, 07:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,391
Posted By derek_patterson
Hi Kev, I was a little undecided about it's...

Hi Kev,

I was a little undecided about it's fate when I first got the engine home but it looks like a keeper now. Anyway between us our family collection doesn't have a 'D' and it doesn't need...
Forum: Restorations Section 16-05-13, 07:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,391
Posted By derek_patterson
The water level marker came out well too although...

The water level marker came out well too although the flash from camera makes it look a little washed out and doesn't do it justice.
...
Forum: Restorations Section 15-05-13, 10:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,391
Posted By derek_patterson
It took me a little longer to get back to the...

It took me a little longer to get back to the Lister D than I thought but I stripped it down for a better look and discovered that mechanically everything is very good.

Spurred on by this I...
Forum: Events / Rallies General 05-04-13, 09:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 250
Posted By derek_patterson
Northern Ireland Events 2013

Hi,

The TECU have published their Northern Ireland Events List and it can be viewed/downloaded from their website.

http://www.tecu.co.uk

Derek
Forum: General Issues 16-10-12, 04:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 571
Posted By derek_patterson
Hi, Send a message to this guy Rob from...

Hi,

Send a message to this guy Rob from Northern Ireland, he's got a couple of them. http://www.stationary-engine.net/forum/member.php?u=1627

Seems to be very knowledgeable on the subject and...
Forum: Newbies, introduce yourself... 26-09-12, 01:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By derek_patterson
Hello Mike, Hope you find the answers to...

Hello Mike,

Hope you find the answers to your questions.

Derek
Forum: Ignition Systems 25-08-12, 01:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 870
Posted By derek_patterson
Hmmm never mind... Derek

Hmmm never mind...

Derek
Forum: General Issues 15-08-12, 10:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,171
Posted By derek_patterson
The sad thing about a lot of museums including...

The sad thing about a lot of museums including the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum is the amount of exhibits piled up in sheds because there either isn't enough room or there isn't sufficient...
Forum: General Issues 14-08-12, 11:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,171
Posted By derek_patterson
Thanks for posting those pics always good to see...

Thanks for posting those pics always good to see an engine in-situ, but sad indeed to see a good engine damaged by frost.

There was a cracking hotbulb Tangye at the County Down rally in Northern...
Forum: Restorations Section 11-08-12, 07:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,391
Posted By derek_patterson
Hi Rob, Dunno why I like the E27n, just always...

Hi Rob,
Dunno why I like the E27n, just always have. Must have saw one as a kid.

I like Dexta's but a bit too modern for my taste. Gotta be magneto ignition and the whiff of vapourised...
Forum: Restorations Section 11-08-12, 06:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,391
Posted By derek_patterson
And wear gloves too Appletop. Thanks for...

And wear gloves too Appletop.

Thanks for that tip I can see the merit in that method.

Derek
Forum: Painting & Preparation 11-08-12, 06:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 992
Posted By derek_patterson
Rob, I would think they'll be fine unless...

Rob,

I would think they'll be fine unless they have been stored in direct sunlight. A friend of mine restored a threshing mill and he went to the company who built it in the day and they were...
Forum: Restorations Section 10-08-12, 11:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,391
Posted By derek_patterson
Hi Rob, Thanks for the reply. I suppose...

Hi Rob,

Thanks for the reply. I suppose it'll be a case of try it and see what happens. I'll maybe try a bit of cellulose thinners first in a discreet area. I don't see any trace of undercoat...
Forum: Restorations Section 10-08-12, 10:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,391
Posted By derek_patterson
Getting Back To Original Paint

I was offered a Lister D Type and two Domestic pumps recently at a price which was too good to turn down. So now they are sitting in the garage and I am wondering what to do with them.

I wasn't...
Forum: Marine Engines and Accessories 11-06-12, 09:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,225
Posted By derek_patterson
Not only back... but back where they belong! ...

Not only back... but back where they belong!

I see what you mean about the size of the access hatch plus the engines are a fair old weight to be trying to manoeuvre on the end of those lifting...
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