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Forum: Engine Identification 26-11-18, 12:22 PM
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Posted By Paul_Sterling
Possibly one of Brian Hart's development engines?...

Possibly one of Brian Hart's development engines? Doubtful, as virtually anything he used would have been aluminium from the get-go.

Paul.
Forum: The Workshop 19-11-18, 11:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,123
Posted By Paul_Sterling
On fitting a new heating system in my house...

On fitting a new heating system in my house recently, I found that the last tool who fitted the system (2006), had knowingly joined up the new copper pipe to a lead pipe on the domestic tap water...
Forum: Alternative Energy / Fuels 16-10-18, 01:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,802
Posted By Paul_Sterling
Ok gents, I think i'll leave it at that, I've...

Ok gents, I think i'll leave it at that, I've been clear on my thoughts (Short range, rapid charge), so now we're just going to have to see which way the technology actually goes........................
Forum: Alternative Energy / Fuels 15-10-18, 04:46 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,802
Posted By Paul_Sterling
Thanks Mike, Yes there are HGV's which are...

Thanks Mike,

Yes there are HGV's which are going all electric, they are also for fairly specific duty cycles (generally the ones which validation engineers for I/C engines dread). The difficult...
Forum: Alternative Energy / Fuels 15-10-18, 04:40 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,802
Posted By Paul_Sterling
I think you mis-understand me Nick (apologies if...

I think you mis-understand me Nick (apologies if you do not, i'm not trying to offend). Take a 400 Mile range on a vehicle, you can't drive that in one continuous run (or you shouldn't). The...
Forum: Alternative Energy / Fuels 15-10-18, 12:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,802
Posted By Paul_Sterling
Thanks Martin, But would you really do 250...

Thanks Martin,

But would you really do 250 miles in one stint? Keep in mind here the recommended maximum drive stint is 2 hours. You could argue that 125 miles to a rally, where you may not be...
Forum: Alternative Energy / Fuels 15-10-18, 11:56 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,802
Posted By Paul_Sterling
Martin, Though I find referring to people...

Martin,

Though I find referring to people who support electric vehicles being the way forward as "Stupid" is incredibly narrow minded, here is some food for thought.

400 Mile range you say?
...
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 10-10-18, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By Paul_Sterling
Hi Stuart, The Appliances there are all...

Hi Stuart,

The Appliances there are all "historic" ones now, retired. Even the modern-ish Dennis, is in fact a 1999 V-reg, and long since retired from service. the Modern operational appliances...
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 10-10-18, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By Paul_Sterling
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1917/44308472675_c6...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1917/44308472675_c65e75ce39_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2avovf4)IMG_20181007_115702 (https://flic.kr/p/2avovf4) by Paul Sterling...
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 10-10-18, 12:50 PM
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Views: 303
Posted By Paul_Sterling
Tees Cottage Pumping Museum Oct 2018

Hi Folks,

Definitely a rally I look forward to each year, and ripe for more engine exhibit support.

The surroundings are fantastic, and although Autumn seems to be a little later this year...
Forum: Member's Vehicles 04-10-18, 08:28 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,984
Posted By Paul_Sterling
Solicitors don't work by e-mail, they still do...

Solicitors don't work by e-mail, they still do everything by snail mail.

You will have far more success if you WRITE to them, and use recorded post so that you know exactly when your letter...
Forum: Restorations Section 04-10-18, 08:26 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 17,098
Posted By Paul_Sterling
I used a relatively small size fastening, with...

I used a relatively small size fastening, with the intention of changing up to the next size of Whitworth fixing when convenient to do so.

Paul.
Forum: Restorations Section 02-10-18, 10:17 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 17,098
Posted By Paul_Sterling
Stuart, I don't actually know, I made them...

Stuart,

I don't actually know, I made them from scratch, so didn't need to find out.

Sorry I can't be more helpful. To be honest they aren't difficult to make, should you need them, and there...
Forum: General Issues 01-10-18, 10:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 960
Posted By Paul_Sterling
My Thoughts as well Dale. Stuart, does the...

My Thoughts as well Dale.

Stuart, does the engine have an ID plate? A1LAB could be a contender, such engines were built, though I'm surprised one as late as 1965 would be.

Paul.
Forum: Restorations Section 27-09-18, 08:14 AM
Replies: 374
Views: 33,540
Posted By Paul_Sterling
Same goes for the Hoover Dam, but if you look at...

Same goes for the Hoover Dam, but if you look at the curve of the graph strength vs time, it hasn't gained much since the first year, possibly even the first month!

Paul.
Forum: Member's Vehicles 26-09-18, 10:00 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,984
Posted By Paul_Sterling
Its part of the reason why a lot of the racing...

Its part of the reason why a lot of the racing teams who tried straight 8 and v16 f1 engines (Mercedes and BRM to name just two) went for centre of crank power take off, the engine was treat like...
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 25-09-18, 04:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By Paul_Sterling
Hi Mike, Sorry, but I won't share the owners...

Hi Mike,

Sorry, but I won't share the owners details, partly because I am not wholly certain as to the name, and secondly, as its not really fair to block them based on second hand info. I've only...
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 25-09-18, 08:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By Paul_Sterling
I'll be honest Stuart, jokes aside, a lot of the...

I'll be honest Stuart, jokes aside, a lot of the exhibitors around here are quite elderly and there is something of a premium on small lightweight engines.

There was an additional engine present...
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 24-09-18, 12:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By Paul_Sterling
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1980/44161567584_50...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1980/44161567584_5015299931_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ahpztE)IMG_20180922_140851 (https://flic.kr/p/2ahpztE) by Paul Sterling...
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 24-09-18, 12:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By Paul_Sterling
DCVCS Barnard Castle Vintage Rally 2018

Hi Folks,

This is the First Barnard Castle Vintage Rally since the DCVCS (Durham County Vintage Collectors Society) took over the event from the BCVRG (Barnard Castle Vintage Rally Group). The...
Forum: Restorations Section 24-09-18, 11:26 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 17,098
Posted By Paul_Sterling
I've got one more Stuart, Tees Cottage, on the...

I've got one more Stuart, Tees Cottage, on the 7th October, then, unless an impromptu crank up gets organised, that will be it for me. The Ruston isn't booked into that one though, so its now had its...
Forum: Restorations Section 24-09-18, 09:36 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 17,098
Posted By Paul_Sterling
A mad rush on Friday daytime/Friday...

A mad rush on Friday daytime/Friday night/Saturday morning saw the Ruston in a position where it could attend Barnard Castle. I had a bit of trouble with the tank straps not playing ball, but it was...
Forum: Diesel Engine Section 20-09-18, 08:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 482
Posted By Paul_Sterling
Hi Andy, Yes I've had a couple of challenges...

Hi Andy,

Yes I've had a couple of challenges trying to start on a windy day, but roped a volunteer in to hold a rag to keep the breeze off, a bigger shield that can protect the lamp and flame...
Forum: Restorations Section 18-09-18, 09:51 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 17,098
Posted By Paul_Sterling
The back side of the fuel tank is now welded in...

The back side of the fuel tank is now welded in place, with only the two vertical edges left to weld in, then its braze the filler neck and bottom outlet on and check for leaks.........


Paul.
Forum: Restorations Section 18-09-18, 11:38 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 17,098
Posted By Paul_Sterling
The pics ...

The pics

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1900/44757918141_8dca9edffe_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2bc72HP)IMG_20180916_170659[1] (https://flic.kr/p/2bc72HP) by Paul Sterling...
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