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Forum: Restorations Section 24-04-18, 07:08 PM
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Posted By biggusdannus
Wahey, glad you got it up and running. Nice one.

Wahey, glad you got it up and running. Nice one.
Forum: Restorations Section 04-04-18, 08:33 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 26,677
Posted By biggusdannus
Yes it's been confirmed by Ray- Ruston 7hp APE...

Yes it's been confirmed by Ray- Ruston 7hp APE 133345 was sold on 14. 10. 1927, to J.A.Cook, 10 Tetland Road, Bristol.
It was later sold to Wiltshire Wholesale Electrical Co, Home Mills Warehouse,...
Forum: Restorations Section 03-04-18, 09:24 PM
Replies: 339
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Posted By biggusdannus
AP's tend to have the 'frog mouth' intake. Mine...

AP's tend to have the 'frog mouth' intake. Mine being a APE tank cooled which is a generating engine would've been designed to be tucked away in a shed powering what ever. I know some AP's can have...
Forum: Restorations Section 03-04-18, 08:11 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 26,677
Posted By biggusdannus
Not sure if you will be able to see in the pics....

Not sure if you will be able to see in the pics. (or even if i have uploaded them correctly) this is for an ok.
Forum: Restorations Section 03-04-18, 07:34 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 26,677
Posted By biggusdannus
Actually the parts book lists perforated Discs so...

Actually the parts book lists perforated Discs so i presume there's more than one. This is in an AP and OK spare parts book but i assume the air suction filtration would be the same across the range.
Forum: Restorations Section 03-04-18, 07:09 PM
Replies: 339
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Posted By biggusdannus
The parts book lists a perforated disk and filter...

The parts book lists a perforated disk and filter matting. The perforated disk is a separate part number to the cast cover with the 4 holes in it.
Forum: Restorations Section 03-04-18, 06:56 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 26,677
Posted By biggusdannus
Looking good Martin. Out of curiosity what do you...

Looking good Martin. Out of curiosity what do you intend to use as a filter in the air silencer? My 7 APE has a similar silencer and was wondering what to use.
Forum: Engine Identification 17-04-15, 10:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,122
Posted By biggusdannus
Hi Phillip, according to my Ap parts book all...

Hi Phillip, according to my Ap parts book all parts have a lettered reference such as TWYKI and not numbered. So i'd suggest that it isn't an original Ap part.
Forum: General Issues 11-03-15, 08:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,045
Posted By biggusdannus
Mine is and is an ex mixer engine.

Mine is and is an ex mixer engine.
Forum: Restorations Section 12-01-15, 10:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 776
Posted By biggusdannus
I may have some rods on the scrap top end I have...

I may have some rods on the scrap top end I have in the workshop, you could have them if you didn't fancy making new ones.
Forum: Restorations Section 09-11-14, 04:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,466
Posted By biggusdannus
Nice patch, is it copper? If it is you can age...

Nice patch, is it copper? If it is you can age copper (and blacken to some extent) with ammonia.
Forum: Engine Identification 04-09-14, 07:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,369
Posted By biggusdannus
could be climax although the ones I have seen...

could be climax although the ones I have seen have had a cast cover, or it could be lister I seem to recall seeing one badged as such in the past.
Forum: General Issues 27-06-14, 12:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,073
Posted By biggusdannus
I burn the zinc off on a fire, it may need some...

I burn the zinc off on a fire, it may need some wire brushing afterwards but it has the desired effect.
Forum: Ignition Systems 12-06-14, 12:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 660
Posted By biggusdannus
I think he means the ballast box found inside the...

I think he means the ballast box found inside the housing itself.
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 01-06-14, 06:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 834
Posted By biggusdannus
Bugger I totally forgot about this! I went last...

Bugger I totally forgot about this! I went last year had a great day although putting the scrumpy stall directly opposite me was a bad idea :whistle:
Forum: Diesel Engine Section 24-05-14, 07:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 539
Posted By biggusdannus
Was mark driving the roller?

Was mark driving the roller?
Forum: Ignition Systems 10-05-14, 10:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,444
Posted By biggusdannus
The earth wire should be attached to the screw on...

The earth wire should be attached to the screw on the top left edge of the ignitor. If it was me i'd remove the ignitor, give it a clean, wire it up and check for a spark. You will be able to (like...
Forum: Events / Rallies General 27-04-14, 03:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,360
Posted By biggusdannus
I'd say around 1300 is around the average price...

I'd say around 1300 is around the average price for a older restoration 6ap. I have seen them for sale in class 1 condition all the way up to 2500, the one on ebay at 3500 was a bit ambitious imho
Forum: Events / Rallies General 26-04-14, 08:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,360
Posted By biggusdannus
The pulley side shaft looks pretty chewed up, I...

The pulley side shaft looks pretty chewed up, I wonder what happened there?
Forum: Petrol Engine Section 23-04-14, 02:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,384
Posted By biggusdannus
Mine used to run very quietly it had 2 bends so...

Mine used to run very quietly it had 2 bends so it ran back on itself under the trolley with a lister A silencer (like yours) on the end. Half the time I didn't use the silencer though. Out of...
Forum: Petrol Engine Section 23-04-14, 12:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,384
Posted By biggusdannus
Hi Paul, It's been around 9 years since I had my...

Hi Paul, It's been around 9 years since I had my crossley running all day at a rally, from memory it was fairly finicky on the setting of the air valve. I found by running the engine and adjusting...
Forum: Other Driven Equipment 15-04-14, 10:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,181
Posted By biggusdannus
Try Amos pumps http://www.amospumps.com/

Try Amos pumps http://www.amospumps.com/
Forum: Restorations Section 17-03-14, 11:14 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,906
Posted By biggusdannus
Mine was welded and broke again (still is). When...

Mine was welded and broke again (still is). When I reassembled my ap I nipped the nuts up evenly and checked for leaks by squirting a little oil around the cage and turning the engine over. That was...
Forum: Restorations Section 16-03-14, 10:51 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,906
Posted By biggusdannus
Looking and sounding good mark, looks like yours...

Looking and sounding good mark, looks like yours has the same damage as mine on the inlet valve flange/cage. I look forward to seeing the next vid.
Forum: General Issues 09-03-14, 10:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 336
Posted By biggusdannus
Looks like a Stuart D10 mate...

Looks like a Stuart D10 mate http://www.stuartmodels.com/inprod_det.cfm/section/readytorun/mod_id/3
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