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Forum: Alternative Energy / Fuels Today, 12:09 AM
Replies: 35
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Posted By Robotstar5
Sorted :biggrin: ...

Sorted :biggrin:

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1962/44625919214_47c590bdcd_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2aZrv3f)Ecar charging (https://flic.kr/p/2aZrv3f) by Robert Starr...
Forum: Member's Vehicles 14-10-18, 09:03 PM
Replies: 1,362
Views: 159,180
Posted By Robotstar5
Looks like a good turn out, thanks for posting...

Looks like a good turn out, thanks for posting the photo's.

Don't see too many of the Minerva model about.

Do you mind if I "borrow" the fire appliances pics for a FB group?, obviously I will...
Forum: Restorations Section 14-10-18, 05:41 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 29,718
Posted By Robotstar5
Looking good :righton: have you got any plans to...

Looking good :righton: have you got any plans to age it once it's dry?

Stuart.
Forum: Other Driven Equipment 14-10-18, 05:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 128
Posted By Robotstar5
That's a nice little set up, I wonder what sort...

That's a nice little set up, I wonder what sort of weight the capstan will pull?

I will have to keep a look out for a capstan as it would make a change from pumps or generators seen at shows...
Forum: Alternative Energy / Fuels 12-10-18, 03:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 694
Posted By Robotstar5
I saw this on BBC business a couple of days ago -...

I saw this on BBC business a couple of days ago - link (https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-45786690)

Stuart.
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 10-10-18, 04:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 125
Posted By Robotstar5
Looks like they had a decent varied turnout,...

Looks like they had a decent varied turnout, thanks for posting the photo's :righton:

Was the Lister ABL built to compete with the Petter A series in the small (ish) air-cooled market?.

You...
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 09-10-18, 03:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 327
Posted By Robotstar5
Some good pics there Phill, thanks for posting. ...

Some good pics there Phill, thanks for posting.

I like the bolt on bicycle motorising kit.

Stuart.
Forum: Engine-Only Stuff 08-10-18, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,728
Posted By Robotstar5
Rebuilding and starting a Ruston open crank...

Rebuilding and starting a Ruston open crank Diesel on the rally field, don't ask me which type :smile: - SNNC 245 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QlwqFU1qMAE) skip to 2:25

Stuart.
Forum: Lister D & F 07-10-18, 05:53 PM
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Views: 186
Posted By Robotstar5
Probably around May 1955 Stuart.

Probably around May 1955

Stuart.
Forum: Events / Rallies General 06-10-18, 09:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 208
Posted By Robotstar5
Bidford on Avon - 11/12th May Much Marcle steam...

Bidford on Avon - 11/12th May
Much Marcle steam rally, Ledbury - 20/21st July
Welland steam rally, Malvern - 26-28th July
Gloucester Vintage extravaganza, South Cerney - 2-4 August

Stuart.
Forum: General Issues 05-10-18, 08:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 603
Posted By Robotstar5
A little package was waiting for me when I got...

A little package was waiting for me when I got back from a short break - thanks Phillip (air-cooled)

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1902/44400837694_9037d38e64_b.jpg...
Forum: The Workshop 05-10-18, 07:17 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 20,282
Posted By Robotstar5
Quite mesmerising to watch and listen to. I...

Quite mesmerising to watch and listen to.

I hadn't seen one that size before, the one at college was a gurt big floor mounted jobbie that gouged huge chunks off on each stroke.

Stuart.
Forum: Restorations Section 04-10-18, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 828
Posted By Robotstar5
It looks nice, I'm sure you'll have it running...

It looks nice, I'm sure you'll have it running soon.

Stuart.
Forum: Other Driven Equipment 04-10-18, 07:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 418
Posted By Robotstar5
You've done a nice job on that Mark :righton: ...

You've done a nice job on that Mark :righton:

Stuart.
Forum: Engine Identification 04-10-18, 09:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 503
Posted By Robotstar5
Land Rover fitted the 4 cyl version from 48 - 57...

Land Rover fitted the 4 cyl version from 48 - 57 but the 6 cyl version was available as an option until 1980!

Stuart.
Forum: The Workshop 03-10-18, 11:30 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 20,282
Posted By Robotstar5
It must have been welded on :smile: if you were...

It must have been welded on :smile: if you were going to repaint it a needle gun would probably have shifted it.

Stuart.
Forum: The Workshop 03-10-18, 09:03 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 20,282
Posted By Robotstar5
Probably not suitable for the shaper, but I...

Probably not suitable for the shaper, but I wonder if a hot pressure washer and TFR (traffic film remover) would work?.

Stuart.
Forum: Restorations Section 02-10-18, 05:03 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 16,099
Posted By Robotstar5
I did try barrel nuts, but it seemed to like...

I did try barrel nuts, but it seemed to like finding coupling nuts...
Forum: Restorations Section 02-10-18, 12:25 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 16,099
Posted By Robotstar5
Tank straps bought some unusual results including...

Tank straps bought some unusual results including womens strap tank tops :smile:

A bit more research found they are called cross dowels...
Forum: Events / Rallies General 01-10-18, 09:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 831
Posted By Robotstar5
Thanks for posting the pics Phill, so the Caranex...

Thanks for posting the pics Phill, so the Caranex tent isn't too warm then?.

Stuart.
Forum: Restorations Section 01-10-18, 07:33 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 16,099
Posted By Robotstar5
What are the fixings called that are holding the...

What are the fixings called that are holding the ends of the straps please, I thought they were toggle bolts or clamps, but that's something else.

Cropped image "borrowed" from your Flickr feed...
Forum: Events / Rallies General 01-10-18, 07:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 831
Posted By Robotstar5
Looked like a good show with a decent selection...

Looked like a good show with a decent selection of exhibits and nice weather, thanks for posting the pics.

Stuart.
Forum: General Issues 01-10-18, 06:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 603
Posted By Robotstar5
I'm glad of that, I was wondering if mine had the...

I'm glad of that, I was wondering if mine had the wrong head on.

TDC indicator hole seems a good call :righton:

Stuart.
Forum: General Issues 01-10-18, 06:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 603
Posted By Robotstar5
PM incoming :righton: Stuart.

PM incoming :righton:

Stuart.
Forum: General Issues 30-09-18, 10:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 603
Posted By Robotstar5
At 1965 mine was one of the last built so maybe...

At 1965 mine was one of the last built so maybe they were changed, has yours got a hole in the top cover with a rubber bung in it?.

Stuart.
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