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Forum: Member's Vehicles 07-03-18, 12:29 PM
Replies: 68
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Posted By listerdiesel
Agreed, but we are limited to 3500kg trailer...

Agreed, but we are limited to 3500kg trailer gross weight, so 225bhp is pretty much OK, the Discovery 4.0 is 185bhp, and more than adequate, the TD5 is 135bhp and OK but you do feel the lack of...
Forum: Member's Vehicles 07-03-18, 08:53 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,182
Posted By listerdiesel
People fit bigger engines, Overfinch for example,...

People fit bigger engines, Overfinch for example, but it's out of character in my view and not really what you want for towing heavy stuff, which is why we have it in the first place.

Peter
Forum: Member's Vehicles 06-03-18, 06:57 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,182
Posted By listerdiesel
If you get the four main iterations of the engine...

If you get the four main iterations of the engine together, they all have the basic family resemblance.

Main changes were related to block strengthening, distributor drive and its deletion,...
Forum: Member's Vehicles 06-03-18, 05:31 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,182
Posted By listerdiesel
Collected the heads after being overhauled: ...

Collected the heads after being overhauled:

http://www.stationary-engine.co.uk/Misc/Dsc00008.jpg

http://www.stationary-engine.co.uk/Misc/DSC00007.JPG
...
Forum: Diesel Engine Section 05-03-18, 09:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,734
Posted By listerdiesel
Here are three that I turned up: ...

Here are three that I turned up:

http://www.stationary-engine.co.uk/Misc/CSLinkages.jpg

Peter
Forum: Diesel Engine Section 04-03-18, 10:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,734
Posted By listerdiesel
I may have one in the workshop, give me a couple...

I may have one in the workshop, give me a couple of days to have a look.

Peter
Forum: Member's Vehicles 03-03-18, 12:26 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,182
Posted By listerdiesel
2994 with delivery and collection of the old...

2994 with delivery and collection of the old unit and VAT.

Standard camshaft, it's more than grunty enough with 225bhp.

Peter
Forum: Member's Vehicles 03-03-18, 10:31 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,182
Posted By listerdiesel
We are still gulping oil, so a top-hat liner...

We are still gulping oil, so a top-hat liner short engine has been ordered and delivered from Turner Engineering, the best of the best IMO.

It's a bit inclement to start work on the car, but the...
Forum: General Issues 27-02-18, 11:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,114
Posted By listerdiesel
Easy to be careless or just unfortunate when...

Easy to be careless or just unfortunate when you've worked round the engines for a long time, but still a terrible thing to happen.

All engines have a huge amount of inertia and take a while to...
Forum: The Workshop 18-02-18, 04:14 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 86,802
Posted By listerdiesel
I should think that every school in the land had...

I should think that every school in the land had a Gents clock of some description.

Peter
Forum: Restorations Section 17-02-18, 03:48 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 29,718
Posted By listerdiesel
That plate does look the part, very nice. ...

That plate does look the part, very nice.

Peter
Forum: Petrol Engine Section 12-02-18, 10:09 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,688
Posted By listerdiesel
I've always associated the 'Mark' engine types...

I've always associated the 'Mark' engine types with the four-stroke industrial engines, first time I've seen it on a two-stroke.

Mk25 is a side-valve base-mount four stroke engine.

Peter
Forum: The Workshop 11-02-18, 03:26 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 86,802
Posted By listerdiesel
Superb! Peter

Superb!

Peter
Forum: Restorations Section 10-02-18, 09:28 PM
Replies: 704
Views: 79,793
Posted By listerdiesel
Nice work, Dan! Peter

Nice work, Dan!

Peter
Forum: General Issues 10-02-18, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 552
Posted By listerdiesel
Bit more information from the P5 parts list: ...

Bit more information from the P5 parts list:

http://www.stationary-engine.co.uk/Misc/StuartP5MagDrive.jpg

Peter
Forum: Generators 08-02-18, 12:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 949
Posted By listerdiesel
I have a manual for the OTC unit, will need to...

I have a manual for the OTC unit, will need to find it as it is probably filed away, but I'll have a look for you.

Peter
Forum: Generators 05-02-18, 06:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 949
Posted By listerdiesel
Here's our one: ...

Here's our one:

http://www.stationary-engine.co.uk/Misc/BabcockOnan1.jpg

http://www.stationary-engine.co.uk/Misc/BabcockOnan2.jpg

Peter
Forum: Generators 05-02-18, 02:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 949
Posted By listerdiesel
Depending on which one, it is most likely a CCK. ...

Depending on which one, it is most likely a CCK.

Plenty of stuff around, you can fit twin stubbies in the ports or have a '2 into 1' branch manifold.

We've got a 3.5kva generator with the CCK...
Forum: Towing & Trailers 02-02-18, 05:28 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 28,392
Posted By listerdiesel
The IVA is as complex as you want to make it,...

The IVA is as complex as you want to make it, there is plenty of information available on the internet, so as long as you read through the questionnaire and check out things like light positioning...
Forum: Towing & Trailers 01-02-18, 06:43 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 28,392
Posted By listerdiesel
As I said, Mike's comment was entirely reasonable...

As I said, Mike's comment was entirely reasonable in view of current legislation, nobody would publicly declare that they are going to run a car on bald tyres next week, so why make the statement...
Forum: Towing & Trailers 01-02-18, 04:51 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 28,392
Posted By listerdiesel
Mike's comment is a valid one, rules for trailer...

Mike's comment is a valid one, rules for trailer post October 2012 are well-enough known now.

Our new one will go through IVA testing as planned.

Peter
Forum: Restorations Section 31-01-18, 11:34 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,357
Posted By listerdiesel
Personally I prefer steel as it is something I'm...

Personally I prefer steel as it is something I'm equipped for, my woodworking skills are woeful compared with Martinpaff's.

Steel has some advantages over wood in that industrially the material is...
Forum: The Workshop 30-01-18, 10:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,474
Posted By listerdiesel
Trade stripper on ebay. Peter

Trade stripper on ebay.

Peter
Forum: Engine Identification 26-01-18, 10:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,014
Posted By listerdiesel
While we all have our views on what is right and...

While we all have our views on what is right and wrong, especially on subjects like buying and selling, it is up to the individual to decide how he or she conducts him/herself in the general...
Forum: Restorations Section 20-01-18, 01:44 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,609
Posted By listerdiesel
Doesn't sound right to me, I'd be looking at...

Doesn't sound right to me, I'd be looking at valve timing first, just check that you are getting things in the right sequence.

These old lumps go on very little compression.

Peter
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