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Forum: Forum Crank-Up 2015 14-12-18, 10:25 PM
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Posted By Appletop
Stuart, I held the first one here in 2014 ...

Stuart, I held the first one here in 2014

Thanks to all, Forum has only now settled down so I can log on with any degree of normality!
Forum: Forum Crank-Up 2015 07-12-18, 08:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By Appletop
2019

After a fantastic crank up this year I'm afraid its the last. There is no crank up next year at my gaff.

Big thanks to all who came.
Forum: The Workshop 19-11-18, 08:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,123
Posted By Appletop
Lead solder has been illegal on water supplies...

Lead solder has been illegal on water supplies for 15 years or more now, far as I know the "lead free" stuff is totally free of lead. Lead solder is permissible on heating systems but why bother...
Forum: Lister D & F 04-11-18, 05:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,350
Posted By Appletop
I did say that but they know better than me...

I did say that but they know better than me apparently.....
Forum: Lister D & F 04-11-18, 02:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,350
Posted By Appletop
Indeed, Brian, the owner had a load of problems...

Indeed, Brian, the owner had a load of problems with the demand valve so took it off. Seemed to run OK at mine, in fact it was still running after everyone had gone home in a nearly empty bottle at...
Forum: Lister D & F 04-11-18, 10:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,350
Posted By Appletop
Had a gas powered D at my crank up this year...

Had a gas powered D at my crank up this year...
Forum: Forum Crank-Up 2015 23-10-18, 07:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,870
Posted By Appletop
Was a bit. Highlight for me was the Z,A,B and C...

Was a bit. Highlight for me was the Z,A,B and C in the PR range of Ruston , have been waiting 4 years to crack that!

Was a few Petters including Skints very nice Handyman, couple of bits of "pig...
Forum: Forum Crank-Up 2015 22-10-18, 10:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,870
Posted By Appletop
Big thank you to all who came, was without a...

Big thank you to all who came, was without a doubt the best one so far! 45 engines in total. Cracking day!!
Forum: Forum Crank-Up 2015 20-10-18, 11:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,870
Posted By Appletop
Link to my photos of today. Grand total of...

Link to my photos of today.

Grand total of 45 engines today what I considered as a bloody good turn out!!


Robert Cole shared 28 photos with you from the Flickr app. Check it out:...
Forum: Forum Crank-Up 2015 20-10-18, 07:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,870
Posted By Appletop
There will be photos posted somewhere. And...

There will be photos posted somewhere.

And also Kevbuts has agreed to do an article for the SEM.

As for the forum, it is annoying when I can't get on, what's more annoying is when I get the...
Forum: Forum Crank-Up 2015 19-10-18, 08:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,870
Posted By Appletop
Tomorrow is the day. See you then!

Tomorrow is the day. See you then!
Forum: General Issues 02-10-18, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By Appletop
4" drain bung, as Martin said for stopping pipes...

4" drain bung, as Martin said for stopping pipes on a temporary basis, I mainly use these to cap soil pipes and drains for air testing for leakage
Forum: Events / Rallies General 01-10-18, 08:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,245
Posted By Appletop
Surprised at that. I know traffic light power...

Surprised at that. I know traffic light power trailers had engines without cowls and I think they were LT1 in some instances.
Forum: Forum Crank-Up 2015 25-09-18, 10:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,870
Posted By Appletop
Little under 4 weeks now, food has been sub...

Little under 4 weeks now, food has been sub contracted out so I don't have to worry about that, field for parking is being arranged so all being well if the weather holds it'll be a good day.

Not...
Forum: Restorations Section 25-09-18, 10:13 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 33,540
Posted By Appletop
Yes, to wait for that lump to fully "cure" would...

Yes, to wait for that lump to fully "cure" would take a lloonngg time!
Forum: Restorations Section 25-09-18, 08:57 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 33,540
Posted By Appletop
Not wishing to slow progress but concrete screed...

Not wishing to slow progress but concrete screed floors "cure" at a rate of 1mm per day so if you have underfloor heating technically you aren't supposed to switch it on for at least 75 days on a...
Forum: Restorations Section 15-09-18, 10:05 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 17,098
Posted By Appletop
May be quiet but we are still watching.....

May be quiet but we are still watching.....
Forum: Lister D & F 07-09-18, 10:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 708
Posted By Appletop
Strip the paint off, get a metal beer can and...

Strip the paint off, get a metal beer can and solder it up.
Forum: Lister D & F 04-09-18, 09:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 708
Posted By Appletop
All the Gascoigne tanks I've seen have been...

All the Gascoigne tanks I've seen have been galvanized steel not copper....
Forum: Forum Crank-Up 2015 01-09-18, 12:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,870
Posted By Appletop
7 weeks today! Don't forget if you need any...

7 weeks today!

Don't forget if you need any info you can pm via the forum or email me directly on oldenginerob@gmail.com
Forum: Pumps 30-08-18, 10:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 891
Posted By Appletop
What I was always lead to believe.

What I was always lead to believe.
Forum: Member's Vehicles 29-08-18, 07:13 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,984
Posted By Appletop
750kg then I expect. Look here.... ...

750kg then I expect.

Look here....

http://www.towingcapacity.co.uk/car-make-model/ford/ford-mondeo/
Forum: Engine-Only Stuff 24-08-18, 06:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,296
Posted By Appletop
Petters normally painted a red oxide base coat...

Petters normally painted a red oxide base coat then dark green over that on the A1, if you have a light green it could be because its one of the last A1 and was built by Mclaren,

As to what...
Forum: Restorations Section 16-08-18, 07:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,562
Posted By Appletop
Probably be OK with that belt. Can always...

Probably be OK with that belt.

Can always lift the wobble box and loosen the plates until it clears if it does slip.
Forum: Restorations Section 15-08-18, 11:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,562
Posted By Appletop
Looks good does that. It should be able to...

Looks good does that.

It should be able to take it faster than that and also grind it finer.
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