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Forum: The Workshop 19-05-18, 06:22 PM
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Posted By Windrush
Blimey, none of the companies I worked for had...

Blimey, none of the companies I worked for had anything like that in place, or if they did we knew nothing about it. Then again, at the BMC dealership where I was apprenticed in the 60's/early 70's...
Forum: The Workshop 18-05-18, 11:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 474
Posted By Windrush
I must have changed dozens of wheels over the...

I must have changed dozens of wheels over the years, in garages, quarry workshops and at home, and have never done any of these tasks you speak of simply because I didn't know about them and never...
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 14-05-18, 07:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 357
Posted By Windrush
Pic of the little PB's modifications, they worked...

Pic of the little PB's modifications, they worked very well considering. The engine was cranked from the flywheel side of course.

https://i.imgur.com/thaU7Kj.jpg
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Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 14-05-18, 07:41 PM
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Views: 357
Posted By Windrush
No Stuart, I timed it on Saturday.:smile: ...

No Stuart, I timed it on Saturday.:smile: 'Should have gone to Specsavers'.......:whistle: Good pics anyway, alas my camera stayed in the van as usual!:embarrassed:

Pete.
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 14-05-18, 05:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 357
Posted By Windrush
That's the kiddy, thank's Syd.:righton: The...

That's the kiddy, thank's Syd.:righton: The inverted carb works fine, the ignition also works fine so one wonders why Rustons didn't use that set up?:whistle:

Pete.
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 14-05-18, 02:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 357
Posted By Windrush
Running well Dale, I'm very happy with it. Easy...

Running well Dale, I'm very happy with it. Easy to find in the dark as well!:yahoo: Good to meet you as well Stuart.:righton: A shame you didn't get a pic of that heavily modified little Ruston PB6...
Forum: Ignition, Magnetos, Plugs etc 11-05-18, 06:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 456
Posted By Windrush
The Lucas SR1 mags have the insulating shims Nick...

The Lucas SR1 mags have the insulating shims Nick so I reckon the RS1's will have as well?

Pete.
Forum: Restorations Section 10-05-18, 10:34 PM
Replies: 552
Views: 43,587
Posted By Windrush
Is a crankcase gasket normally fitted Phill? ...

Is a crankcase gasket normally fitted Phill? None of my Stuarts have had one.

Pete.
Forum: Events / Rallies General 10-05-18, 08:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 645
Posted By Windrush
Aye, it can be rather hectic!! Ok if turning...

Aye, it can be rather hectic!! Ok if turning right of course, maybe I should just move house?:whistle: Never mind, it's only once a year and we are all loaded up now and ready to roll sometime in...
Forum: Events / Rallies General 08-05-18, 10:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 645
Posted By Windrush
Yes we will be there, perhaps not with a Ruston...

Yes we will be there, perhaps not with a Ruston PT though as it deveolped a slight problem last Sunday at the waterworks and it may not get fixed in time. Oh if only everything was as reliable as a...
Forum: Events / Rallies General 04-05-18, 06:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 904
Posted By Windrush
Why weird Nick? Plenty of dioramas are on...

Why weird Nick? Plenty of dioramas are on display in model tents and halls etc at shows, fairgrounds, garage scenes, farmyards, scrapyards, dockland scenes etc etc so a period transport cafe with...
Forum: Events / Rallies General 03-05-18, 11:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 904
Posted By Windrush
Simple, a model of a transport cafe. At least...

Simple, a model of a transport cafe. At least that is his usual non engine exhibit, it will probably be on show in his caravan awning.

Pete.
Forum: Events / Rallies General 03-05-18, 10:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 904
Posted By Windrush
Transport cafe I think Nick. Kate Moss was...

Transport cafe I think Nick. Kate Moss was otherwise engaged, and she would probably have killed him off anyway!:wink:

Pete.
Forum: Events / Rallies General 03-05-18, 06:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 904
Posted By Windrush
Our club chairman is going but taking a model...

Our club chairman is going but taking a model this time instead of an engine. A decent weekend is forecast anyway so you should all stay dry.

Pete.
Forum: Restorations Section 03-05-18, 04:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 296
Posted By Windrush
That looks good Ted, a decent trolley will...

That looks good Ted, a decent trolley will compliment it nicely. I really must get on with mine while I'm still young and fit enough to move it.:embarrassed: I occasionally lift the sheet covering...
Forum: General Issues 01-05-18, 09:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By Windrush
I found a cowling from a 2A in the garage the...

I found a cowling from a 2A in the garage the other day while searching for something else and somebody had actually painted 'J-8' on it in white paint by the access hole for the plug!:smile:

Pete.
Forum: Events / Rallies General 30-04-18, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 661
Posted By Windrush
Certainly better weather than we had on Saturday...

Certainly better weather than we had on Saturday I reckon! I was surprised by just how well the field had stood up to it, I expected a bog! Myself, Barry (Coal Miner) and three others were up at...
Forum: Event Cancellations & Last-Minute News 2014 27-04-18, 10:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 453
Posted By Windrush
My Ruston 3HP PT and probably a Leo pump Stuart. ...

My Ruston 3HP PT and probably a Leo pump Stuart. Look out for a tall handsome chap in a leather hat, that wont be me though!:yahoo:

Pete.
Forum: Event Cancellations & Last-Minute News 2014 27-04-18, 05:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 453
Posted By Windrush
I should have said that it is on the Monday as...

I should have said that it is on the Monday as well but didn't know if engines were allowed that day? Anyway we are heading home on the Monday as we are off to the Bidford on Avon rally on the...
Forum: Event Cancellations & Last-Minute News 2014 27-04-18, 03:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 453
Posted By Windrush
Our camping/caravan days stopped three years ago...

Our camping/caravan days stopped three years ago Martin, bricks and tiles keep us dry these days alas. Staying near Newbury. Chatted with the organizer earlier this week and we can park our van...
Forum: Event Cancellations & Last-Minute News 2014 27-04-18, 12:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 453
Posted By Windrush
We were booked at Lambourn but that was cancelled...

We were booked at Lambourn but that was cancelled so now we are at Twyford Waterworks where they should be used to coping with the wet!:whistle: My clubmate Dave does Stradsett I believe.

Pete.
Forum: Event Cancellations & Last-Minute News 2014 27-04-18, 11:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 453
Posted By Windrush
Rushden Cavalcade cancelled

It seems the this years Rushden Cavalcade, 5th/6th/7th May, is yet another victim of the wet weather that the UK is experiencing lately.

Pete.
Forum: Events / Rallies General 24-04-18, 06:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 661
Posted By Windrush
SNOW!!:shocked: It should be gone by then Brian,...

SNOW!!:shocked: It should be gone by then Brian, but bring a shovel just incase.:smile: I'm only there on Saturday though, exhibiting closer to home on the Sunday.

Pete.
Forum: Events / Rallies General 24-04-18, 01:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 661
Posted By Windrush
Just bumping this event, anyone welcome to come...

Just bumping this event, anyone welcome to come for a day or two and enjoy engines in the Derbyshire sunshine.

Pete.
Forum: Restorations Section 23-04-18, 11:22 AM
Replies: 552
Views: 43,587
Posted By Windrush
I would imagine that assembling the crank by eye...

I would imagine that assembling the crank by eye and then fitting it into the cases and making sure it all spins freely in the main bearings when everything is tightened up would mean that it can't...
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