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Forum: Oil & Gas Engines 24-09-18, 10:33 PM
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Posted By wolseley phill
Thanks Martin, the inlet is a poppet valve. I had...

Thanks Martin, the inlet is a poppet valve. I had a look at it this evening and it’s passing by no matter what I do with the sealing faces. The problem appears to be excessive wear in the guide,...
Forum: Oil & Gas Engines 23-09-18, 11:23 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,484
Posted By wolseley phill
The Robinson is now running with the KN demand...

The Robinson is now running with the KN demand valve, which is attached to the regulator manifold on the gas bottle.

I knew the engine was getting too much fuel previously because on turning the...
Forum: Events / Rallies General 23-09-18, 09:45 PM
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Views: 103
Posted By wolseley phill
See you there Ollie, intending to go along the...

See you there Ollie, intending to go along the bottom of the first field. Wood burner and lamps will be lit of an evening as it looks to be cold by night as usual..

Taking the Robinson replica and...
Forum: Oil & Gas Engines 20-09-18, 10:29 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,484
Posted By wolseley phill
I hadn’t even thought of fitting the KN to the...

I hadn’t even thought of fitting the KN to the regulator, a much better idea.

Eventually I would like to find or build a small and sufficiently “vintage” dynamo for it to drive (no, I don’t want a...
Forum: Oil & Gas Engines 20-09-18, 01:35 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,484
Posted By wolseley phill
A gas bag was what I was aiming at it looking...

A gas bag was what I was aiming at it looking like, I should think it will pick up some patina after itís had oil splattered over it during a days running!

The exhaust pot is made from an old fire...
Forum: Oil & Gas Engines 18-09-18, 09:45 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,484
Posted By wolseley phill
I'm gradually getting to grips with the Robinson,...

I'm gradually getting to grips with the Robinson, it has been an interesting and enjoyable learning experience so far. It seems to run a little better and a little quieter with every adjustment.
...
Forum: General Issues 10-09-18, 09:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 548
Posted By wolseley phill
With regards super unleaded, I once had an...

With regards super unleaded, I once had an interesting conversation with a Texaco tanker driver. He said that the fuel he delivered was the same as any other tanker takes from the refinery but the...
Forum: Restorations Section 10-09-18, 11:45 AM
Replies: 674
Views: 55,373
Posted By wolseley phill
Pleased to report a leak free tank, so far...

Pleased to report a leak free tank, so far anyway! Loctite 542 would seem to be the answer.

Phill.
Forum: General Issues 10-09-18, 10:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 548
Posted By wolseley phill
Thanks for all the suggestions :righton: ...

Thanks for all the suggestions :righton:

Phill.
Forum: General Issues 08-09-18, 08:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 548
Posted By wolseley phill
Rubber fuel pipe

Iím having trouble with some rubber fuel pipe on the Land Rover at the moment, it links carburettor and the plastic pipe from a fuel pump.

About every two months it begins to go soft and starts to...
Forum: Restorations Section 07-09-18, 08:51 PM
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Posted By wolseley phill
This weekend I was supposed to be taking an...

This weekend I was supposed to be taking an engine to a beer festival at a local steam railway - with a week to go they decided there wasn't room for the stationary engines! Very disappointing as I...
Forum: Restorations Section 05-09-18, 09:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,849
Posted By wolseley phill
Great job! Looks a nice safe starting...

Great job!

Looks a nice safe starting handle, only last weekend I was told tales of a handle gone wrong and an engine owner who lost a full bottom set of teeth. :lipsrsealed:

Phill.
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 02-09-18, 09:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 243
Posted By wolseley phill
Sevenoaks Heavy Horse 2018

One of my favorite one day events, always well attended by both exhibitors and public. Put on for good causes, it was great to see the show packed out today.

I took the replica Robinson on it's...
Forum: Engine Identification 02-09-18, 09:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 340
Posted By wolseley phill
Spotted in Norway

My Dad sent me this photo from Norway, can anyone ID the engine?

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1843/42622672310_37360f2f0a_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/27Wqkww)Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/27Wqkww) by...
Forum: Member's Vehicles 31-08-18, 10:40 PM
Replies: 1,359
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Posted By wolseley phill
Having returned home from the rally last weekend,...

Having returned home from the rally last weekend, I thought I'd check and top up the overdrive oil ahead of this weekends trip out. Upon unscrewing the level plug, the thread came out with it... this...
Forum: Diesel Engine Section 29-08-18, 10:08 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,025
Posted By wolseley phill
Not something I have tried but it sounds logical...

Not something I have tried but it sounds logical - presumably adding shims beneath the pump would retard the injector timing too?

Phill.
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 28-08-18, 06:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 894
Posted By wolseley phill
Thanks Barry, only reason I ask was that it...

Thanks Barry, only reason I ask was that it developed a fair old knock by the end of the day, I stopped it to top up the big end lubricator every two hours, having worked that out to be about right...
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 28-08-18, 10:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 894
Posted By wolseley phill
I was looking at the ripples in the Daytona...

I was looking at the ripples in the Daytona bonnet, looked hand made but you could only see it in the right light, didnít sound quite Ferrari V12 either. Nice car all the same, not that Iíd have a...
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 27-08-18, 08:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 894
Posted By wolseley phill
No need for a tent, the rally is minutes from...

No need for a tent, the rally is minutes from home...

Arrived at a very boggy rally field this morning but the rain stayed away all day. Further tweaks to the Robinson saw it running better still....
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 26-08-18, 09:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 894
Posted By wolseley phill
Missed the rain!? :rofl: I measured at least...

Missed the rain!? :rofl:

I measured at least four inches in the Land Rover's foot wells....

The engine photos were all taken today but the rest were from yesterday's visit when it was fine. It...
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 26-08-18, 04:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 894
Posted By wolseley phill
La France fire engine: ...

La France fire engine:

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1845/44280596871_fd75c5b18e_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2asVCJK)Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2asVCJK) by Phillip Sheppard...
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 26-08-18, 04:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 894
Posted By wolseley phill
43rd Hellingly Festival of Transport 2018

It's my local rally this weekend, amazingly in it's 43rd year and there is the usual great turn out in all sections.

I visited as paying public yesterday with a couple of friends and the engine...
Forum: Restorations Section 24-08-18, 08:54 PM
Replies: 674
Views: 55,373
Posted By wolseley phill
Thanks, I am aiming for Kingsfold but time will...

Thanks, I am aiming for Kingsfold but time will tell - it all depends how I get on with the little problem of the oily magneto. Oil is passing from the engine into the magneto and a better seal is...
Forum: Restorations Section 24-08-18, 08:30 PM
Replies: 674
Views: 55,373
Posted By wolseley phill
The tank brackets are now painted, but first I...

The tank brackets are now painted, but first I knocked off all the hard edges to give them a bit of shape.

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1880/29307463927_c9468dab76_b.jpg...
Forum: Oil & Gas Engines 21-08-18, 07:53 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,484
Posted By wolseley phill
:rofl:..........

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