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Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery Yesterday, 10:26 PM
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Posted By wolseley phill
I see what you mean, more research required I...

I see what you mean, more research required I think!

What ever it is, it was giving the Petter M next to it a run for it's money in terms of exuberant backfires...

Phill.
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery Yesterday, 10:16 PM
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Posted By wolseley phill
Fair point Nick, how can I tell which it is?

Fair point Nick, how can I tell which it is?
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery Yesterday, 09:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 68
Posted By wolseley phill
Kempton Great Engines

A busy but brilliant weekend, starting with a visit to Amberley for the "Home front" event.

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Forum: Towing & Trailers 14-05-18, 10:00 PM
Replies: 61
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Posted By wolseley phill
I also thought I'd just modify one to suit Ollie,...

I also thought I'd just modify one to suit Ollie, which is why I ended up with that home built thing. It sat on the drive for 6 months and never got any further than an idea in my head..

Buy...
Forum: Restorations Section 14-05-18, 09:50 PM
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Posted By wolseley phill
The P4 was dismantled again this evening, I...

The P4 was dismantled again this evening, I measured the clearance on both seals and found the rear one a bit tight.

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Forum: Restorations Section 13-05-18, 11:30 PM
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Posted By wolseley phill
Yes, I agree. Content to use the original...

Yes, I agree.

Content to use the original type seals, they should last a very long time once adjusted properly.

Phill.
Forum: Restorations Section 13-05-18, 11:09 PM
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Posted By wolseley phill
The P4 isn't going to give in without a fight! ...

The P4 isn't going to give in without a fight!

I spent some more time on the problem this evening, the flywheel with this engine won't mate up to the generator because of a radius so I've taken...
Forum: Events / Rallies General 12-05-18, 09:24 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By wolseley phill
My first time at Steam in the park and it was...

My first time at Steam in the park and it was brilliant. Free entry to the public and the place was busy all day.

There were a hand full of full size steamers, hoards of miniature engines, 20 or...
Forum: The Workshop 11-05-18, 10:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 539
Posted By wolseley phill
The table is certainly drilled in the four...

The table is certainly drilled in the four corners, the line of other holes all appear to be drilled quite parallel with the tee slots so I think they were deliberate.

I need to take the table...
Forum: Restorations Section 10-05-18, 11:14 PM
Replies: 552
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Posted By wolseley phill
Yes, they should have a 0.005Ē paper gasket in...

Yes, they should have a 0.005Ē paper gasket in there. I measured 0.002Ē end float so it would be too tight without it.

Phill.
Forum: The Workshop 10-05-18, 10:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 539
Posted By wolseley phill
A very solid tow vehicle, you don't really know...

A very solid tow vehicle, you don't really know it's there!

The automatic chassis lubricator is working very well, I need to take the overdrive off to replace a couple of seals soon.

Getting...
Forum: The Workshop 10-05-18, 10:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 539
Posted By wolseley phill
To repair the table, I was thinking of milling...

To repair the table, I was thinking of milling the damaged areas to take sections of plate, this restoring the Tee slot profile and then re-finishing the table on the surface grinder. Something I...
Forum: Restorations Section 10-05-18, 09:53 PM
Replies: 552
Views: 43,587
Posted By wolseley phill
During the bank holiday Monday, I dismantled the...

During the bank holiday Monday, I dismantled the P4 crankcase and installed the rear crank seal without problems.

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Forum: The Workshop 10-05-18, 09:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 539
Posted By wolseley phill
Centec 2

Having just about given up on finding a small milling machine that will fit in my tiny workshop, I was offered this little Centec 2 whilst working at Duxford yesterday. It turned out to be just a few...
Forum: Member's Vehicles 09-05-18, 04:52 AM
Replies: 1,310
Views: 140,543
Posted By wolseley phill
The poles are alluminium, one has snapped at the...

The poles are alluminium, one has snapped at the swaged bit. Iíll have a look on eBay, that pole is the only thing wrong with it.

Phill.
Forum: Member's Vehicles 09-05-18, 04:49 AM
Replies: 1,310
Views: 140,543
Posted By wolseley phill
Nothing exact so Iíll be visiting the weigh...

Nothing exact so Iíll be visiting the weigh bridge. I can just skid it sideways lifting it at the tailgate end so itís not ridiculous.
Forum: The Workshop 08-05-18, 08:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 577
Posted By wolseley phill
A little "Unit" steam engine is a good...

A little "Unit" steam engine is a good introduction to metal work, they are extremely simple and can be bought as a materials and plans kit, part machined or fully machined.
...
Forum: Member's Vehicles 08-05-18, 08:32 PM
Replies: 1,310
Views: 140,543
Posted By wolseley phill
Added the trailer tie downs this evening,...

Added the trailer tie downs this evening, courtesy of the IF ebay shop. They are bolted through where the trailer chassis meets the sides, this keeping them just off the floor. There is 12mm of...
Forum: Member's Vehicles 08-05-18, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1,310
Views: 140,543
Posted By wolseley phill
Itís great, very pleased with it. One pole is...

Itís great, very pleased with it. One pole is missing the swaged end where it fits the other part but a long length of maple dowel fixed that.

Phill.
Forum: Member's Vehicles 07-05-18, 09:31 PM
Replies: 1,310
Views: 140,543
Posted By wolseley phill
I'll probably sleep in the tent, I have a table...

I'll probably sleep in the tent, I have a table that goes nicely in the back of the Land Rover so I normally cook in there and leave it all set up. Just need to make some thermal blinds now.

I...
Forum: Member's Vehicles 07-05-18, 08:53 PM
Replies: 1,310
Views: 140,543
Posted By wolseley phill
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/971/41217892364_92e...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/971/41217892364_92ecbcb999_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/25NhtoC)Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/25NhtoC) by Phillip Sheppard (https://www.flickr.com/photos/149515816@N08/), on...
Forum: Member's Vehicles 07-05-18, 09:48 AM
Replies: 1,310
Views: 140,543
Posted By wolseley phill
The way the spring hangers are made, it would be...

The way the spring hangers are made, it would be difficult to shorten them.

I have been offered the NATO hook and Pintle which mounts on the rear crossmember, so the trailer will then tow level....
Forum: Member's Vehicles 06-05-18, 10:45 PM
Replies: 1,310
Views: 140,543
Posted By wolseley phill
Another early start this morning and a trip to...

Another early start this morning and a trip to Bognor to pick up a trailer. I had the winning bid on an ebay auction and at the starting price too - bargain!

The trailer turned out to be just as...
Forum: Events / Rallies General 05-05-18, 09:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 624
Posted By wolseley phill
Sun tan? Slightly crispy round the edges.. ...

Sun tan? Slightly crispy round the edges..

I really like the GPO display, proof you don't need exotic machinery to put on a really interesting display.

Phill.
Forum: Restorations Section 05-05-18, 09:26 PM
Replies: 552
Views: 43,587
Posted By wolseley phill
I finished assembling the BTH magneto this...

I finished assembling the BTH magneto this evening, it gives a great spark. The magnets have been re-charged, all that remains is to make a proper HT lead. The bolts were very corroded so the rust...
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