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Forum: Petrol Engine Section Yesterday, 07:17 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By danthetangye
Hi Merv, some worthy projects there. How much...

Hi Merv, some worthy projects there. How much work has been done on the Waterloo boy? If its had bore work and new rings it could just be friction that's against you. Have you tried motoring it over...
Forum: Restorations Section 05-12-18, 01:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By danthetangye
Good luck! A brave project by the looks of it. ...

Good luck! A brave project by the looks of it. It may be the camera angle but is the Connecting Rod bent? Looks like the cast compression slug on the piston crown is cracked as well? Crossley's pwn...
Forum: Engine Identification 25-11-18, 01:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 486
Posted By danthetangye
There's a few references to Hart-Carter being...

There's a few references to Hart-Carter being associated with Lauson in the US.

The cover plate looks like it could just be a branded item to suit a piece of machinery fitted to A N Others engine?...
Forum: Restorations Section 20-11-18, 05:21 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 33,364
Posted By danthetangye
Already marking its territory with oil spots......

Already marking its territory with oil spots... Hope that's a suitably 'period' drip tray?

:whistle::embarrassed:

DH
Forum: Lister D & F 04-11-18, 02:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,271
Posted By danthetangye
The only concern with running direct from a gas...

The only concern with running direct from a gas bottle is that, if the engine stops the gas continues to flow.... Boom!

DH
Forum: Lister D & F 04-11-18, 01:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,271
Posted By danthetangye
It's called a demand valve. Modern ones are also...

It's called a demand valve. Modern ones are also available. Search Garrettson on eBay.

DH
Forum: Engine Identification 02-11-18, 02:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 417
Posted By danthetangye
Some similarities to a Lalley-Light engine. ...

Some similarities to a Lalley-Light engine.

DH
Forum: Forum Crank-Up 2015 21-10-18, 07:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,845
Posted By danthetangye
A thoroughly enjoyable day. Thanks to Rob and his...

A thoroughly enjoyable day. Thanks to Rob and his helpers!

:yahoo:

Dan
Forum: Forum Crank-Up 2015 20-10-18, 06:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,845
Posted By danthetangye
Facebook, like any other tool, can be useful....

Facebook, like any other tool, can be useful. Just a matter of setting it up to suit you with the appropriate security level.

I'll get some pics.

DH
Forum: Forum Crank-Up 2015 19-10-18, 08:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,845
Posted By danthetangye
There's plenty on Facebook already... If the...

There's plenty on Facebook already... If the Forum continued at this pace I won't be uploading images here.

Dan
Forum: Forum Crank-Up 2015 19-10-18, 11:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,845
Posted By danthetangye
Hopefully see you in the morning. Looking forward...

Hopefully see you in the morning. Looking forward to it.

Dan
Forum: Oil & Gas Engines 27-09-18, 12:49 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,225
Posted By danthetangye
From your pics on Faceache it looks like a...

From your pics on Faceache it looks like a face-seating valve rather than an edge seat? Worth trying a high temp gasket in there to see if that improves matters?

Dan
Forum: Restorations Section 25-09-18, 07:28 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 33,364
Posted By danthetangye
No worries Martin! Glad to help. Let's just hope...

No worries Martin! Glad to help. Let's just hope it sets! :whistle::rofl:

BTW, I remembered my last grouted job was that cast iron pillar in my hallway. That's about 2 cubic feet, and was just a...
Forum: Generators 04-09-18, 09:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,059
Posted By danthetangye
Generating 12v dc to invert to 240v ac and then...

Generating 12v dc to invert to 240v ac and then run a charger to output (probably) 12v dc seems like a wasteful way of doing things. A 240v ac alternator would be a start, or a suitable generator to...
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 17-08-18, 01:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,198
Posted By danthetangye
Sometimes advertised by Tangyes as the 'Baby' Gas...

Sometimes advertised by Tangyes as the 'Baby' Gas and Oil Engine. They were not as popular (nor run as well in my opinion) as the larger engines, and bear more resemblance in style to the Waller...
Forum: General Issues 15-08-18, 04:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 975
Posted By danthetangye
Can you get it to run at 1500rpm by disconnecting...

Can you get it to run at 1500rpm by disconnecting the governor entirely and manually opening the fuel rack? Your propellor is a fixed load (OK, proportional to speed) so technically you don't need a...
Forum: Restorations Section 01-08-18, 01:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 605
Posted By danthetangye
But not very well as it is chopped strands...

But not very well as it is chopped strands clamped tightly in the wire. Better to use the proper worsted wool and spend some time tuning the wire twist to get the required flowrate.

Dan
Forum: Paints & Finishes 30-07-18, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 901
Posted By danthetangye
Hairspray is only lacquer. Probably cheaper just...

Hairspray is only lacquer. Probably cheaper just to buy the proper stuff - I use Aerosol Satin Lacquer (sometimes called clear-coat) on bright iron on upcycled furniture and it works well. Virtually...
Forum: The Workshop 27-07-18, 04:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,552
Posted By danthetangye
Really??? I doubt there's more than a couple of...

Really??? I doubt there's more than a couple of pints of oil in there. Go mad and put some fresh stuff in! Oil is cheaper than bearings...

Dan
Forum: General Issues 24-07-18, 04:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 644
Posted By danthetangye
A quick Google search shows oil suppliers in the...

A quick Google search shows oil suppliers in the Phillipines that stock what you need, for example:
...
Forum: Tanks, Taps, Pipes, Sheet Metal etc 17-07-18, 05:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 774
Posted By danthetangye
It has been bodged before to stop it leaking. The...

It has been bodged before to stop it leaking. The two red fibre washers should not be there, and have been fitted to try and make the dried out cork seal. Replacements such as this: Ebay Link...
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 16-07-18, 04:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,113
Posted By danthetangye
Yup, that's the same one! Looking good for an...

Yup, that's the same one! Looking good for an engine that was restored over 20yrs ago. Yes, you are correct that it is a thirsty beast, though they do sound lovely under load.

Dan
Forum: Events / Rallies General 14-07-18, 09:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,314
Posted By danthetangye
My album of pictures here: Beaulieu...

My album of pictures here: Beaulieu (https://imgur.com/a/5xMVSaN)

These were just what caught my eye, there was a fantastic selection of engines.

Dan
Forum: Events / Rallies General 12-07-18, 10:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,314
Posted By danthetangye
I'll fill in the rest of them. Mother's had...

I'll fill in the rest of them. Mother's had surgery today so please allow me a few days...

DH
Forum: Events / Rallies General 12-07-18, 12:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,314
Posted By danthetangye
It did, and it was a fantastic event! I have an...

It did, and it was a fantastic event! I have an album of pictures to upload, but haven't managed it yet due to my van expiring on the M3 on the way home!

I'll sort it out this evening.

Dan
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