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Forum: Engine-Specific Forum Sections 16-05-18, 01:15 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By danthetangye
What are the basic dimensions? Asking for Lister...

What are the basic dimensions? Asking for Lister G1 rings may not yield fruit, however if they are the same as something more common (e.g. Lister Junior etc) you may have more luck. Diameter and...
Forum: Towing & Trailers 14-05-18, 07:59 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,688
Posted By danthetangye
Or go and buy a van! Dan

Or go and buy a van!

Dan
Forum: General Issues 13-05-18, 01:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 545
Posted By danthetangye
I've been caught out by having the inlet and...

I've been caught out by having the inlet and outlet mixed up. Flow goes around the outside of the gears, not through the mesh (It's not a mangle!). Also have your new gaskets opened up the end float...
Forum: Transport Wanted / Offered
12-05-18, 08:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By danthetangye
PM sent. Dan

PM sent.

Dan
Forum: Restorations Section 30-04-18, 05:04 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 24,202
Posted By danthetangye
Aeronautical Engineer, safety factory = 1.1,...

Aeronautical Engineer, safety factory = 1.1, tolerance = exact.
Civil Engineer, safety factor = 10, tolerance = half a brick.

Get some concrete sloshed in there!!!

:whistle::rofl:

DH
Forum: Pumps 09-04-18, 10:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 503
Posted By danthetangye
Looks like it has had a threaded plate bolted on,...

Looks like it has had a threaded plate bolted on, the bolts cut flush, and then staked with a centre punch to stop them unscrewing. A classic Blacksmith repair.

Dan
Forum: General Issues 04-04-18, 05:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,037
Posted By danthetangye
I use semi-fluid grease in old motorbike...

I use semi-fluid grease in old motorbike gearboxes to stop it running out as much and it doesn't appear to separate.

For what you are doing, unless it is highly loaded to the point that the...
Forum: Restorations Section 02-04-18, 09:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,238
Posted By danthetangye
As do many millions of Briggs units fitted to...

As do many millions of Briggs units fitted to mowers etc. I remember fuel boiling as I refilled the tank on the works mower on a hot day.

Dan
Forum: Restorations Section 02-04-18, 08:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,238
Posted By danthetangye
No. It appeared you were generalising, so I did...

No. It appeared you were generalising, so I did the same.

I'll stick to running my hot bulb engines on less refined fuel thanks. I run on heating oil which is far cheaper than petroleum.

Dan
Forum: Restorations Section 02-04-18, 07:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,238
Posted By danthetangye
Unless you are running on paraffin.... Dan

Unless you are running on paraffin....

Dan
Forum: Member's Vehicles 30-03-18, 12:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 744
Posted By danthetangye
Too expensive I expect. Plus not economic as they...

Too expensive I expect. Plus not economic as they can't sell replacement batteries as part of Aftermarket servicing.

Dan
Forum: The Workshop 27-03-18, 06:03 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 77,706
Posted By danthetangye
Nice! Now for the important bit. The sign above...

Nice! Now for the important bit. The sign above the door states "ENGINE HOUSE". When are you going to put some engines in there!!! :whistle::rofl:

Dan
Forum: Petrol Engine Section 18-03-18, 07:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 529
Posted By danthetangye
I'm sure a Lister D carb could be adapted to fit...

I'm sure a Lister D carb could be adapted to fit if an original Solex cannot be found.

Dan
Forum: Member's Vehicles 13-03-18, 09:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,366
Posted By danthetangye
Led bulbs? Dan

Led bulbs?

Dan
Forum: The Workshop 13-03-18, 06:41 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 77,706
Posted By danthetangye
I'm assuming restored for use as a warning lamp...

I'm assuming restored for use as a warning lamp in your trailer whilst camping at rallies after a diet of pickled eggs and Charnwood Best Bitter?

:whistle::rofl::rofl::rofl:

Dan
Forum: The Workshop 11-03-18, 01:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 472
Posted By danthetangye
Nice work. Rather than welding I would suggest...

Nice work. Rather than welding I would suggest using a high-strength Loctite, it hides in the joint and will be plenty strong enough for this application. Done this a few times at work to make...
Forum: The Workshop 04-03-18, 08:54 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 77,706
Posted By danthetangye
Nice work as ever Martin. A good incentive for me...

Nice work as ever Martin. A good incentive for me to get on with the rest of the pump. It is in a sad state, having stood outside for a long time... It is a 3" Tangye "Sydney" Force pump. A few pics...
Forum: The Workshop 03-03-18, 11:44 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 77,706
Posted By danthetangye
That's the only way! I was in 'Shed 7' earlier...

That's the only way! I was in 'Shed 7' earlier which is about the limit... Then I built the paint shop!

Funnily enough, when I did the extension the Planning Officer payed no heed whatsoever to...
Forum: The Workshop 03-03-18, 11:04 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 77,706
Posted By danthetangye
I did that with pallet racking.... Nearly half my...

I did that with pallet racking.... Nearly half my engine shed is double deck and I've still no room!!!!

Engines in the house is the way forward. :righton:

Dan
Forum: The Workshop 03-03-18, 04:45 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 77,706
Posted By danthetangye
Looks good. Im sure you will soon fill them! Are...

Looks good. Im sure you will soon fill them! Are you planning Wilton or Axminster for the floor??? :whistle::rofl:

Dan
Forum: Diesel Engine Section 26-02-18, 12:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,536
Posted By danthetangye
I suspect that the round plug with three holes is...

I suspect that the round plug with three holes is threaded in to the head, and that the three holes are for a pin-wrench to remove it. Have you had a good look in the holes with a bright light to see...
Forum: Engine Identification 13-02-18, 01:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 739
Posted By danthetangye
About 1911. Not the best picture attached as...

About 1911.

Not the best picture attached as it's the wrong end for the exhaust pot... More later when I get home.

DH
Forum: Engine Identification 12-02-18, 11:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 739
Posted By danthetangye
Yes. Same as the original one on my 2hp...

Yes. Same as the original one on my 2hp Blackstone Oil engine. I'll check the part numbers tomorrow.

Regards,

Dan
Forum: The Workshop 12-02-18, 05:58 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,193
Posted By danthetangye
Do you really need a chuck guard? The one on my...

Do you really need a chuck guard? The one on my Boxford was a PITA flimsy thing which wouldn't stop anything ejected from the chuck anyway. I threw it away in the end.

Dan
Forum: The Workshop 12-02-18, 01:27 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,193
Posted By danthetangye
Take the central switch panel off and look on the...

Take the central switch panel off and look on the back - there is a wiring diagram there on my Boxford.

Dan
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