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Forum: Member's Vehicles 18-08-18, 06:24 PM
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Posted By skankin_giant
Indeed, if you read enough of the internet there...

Indeed, if you read enough of the internet there is problems with most cars.

I panicked when I put the deposit on my RAV4, found a forum detailing the head gasket fault on the 2.2 Diesel and 6k...
Forum: Member's Vehicles 18-08-18, 11:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 770
Posted By skankin_giant
Do they get the same issue as the 1.7 diesel in...

Do they get the same issue as the 1.7 diesel in the i40? I almost pulled the trigger on a 12 plate as it was a similar price as my RAV until I read about the DPF regens, seems if they don't complete...
Forum: Member's Vehicles 18-08-18, 08:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 770
Posted By skankin_giant
Same car in the UK if I'm not mistaken. Tbh if...

Same car in the UK if I'm not mistaken.
Tbh if you're not doing decent millage I would look at Petrol, DPFs are not worth the hassle on modern diesels, I nearly bought a i40 until reading about...
Forum: Member's Vehicles 17-08-18, 11:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 770
Posted By skankin_giant
How much do you want to tow? If you want to tow a...

How much do you want to tow? If you want to tow a decent amount the insurance on a bigger car might be a killer, C4 doesn't seem bad for the size of car, the Hyundai I30 has a similar weight limit...
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 15-08-18, 12:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 606
Posted By skankin_giant
ST4 was short lived 1968-1975, when ST stopped...

ST4 was short lived 1968-1975, when ST stopped making their own engines.
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 15-08-18, 11:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 606
Posted By skankin_giant
Nice pictures, thanks for sharing. The owner...

Nice pictures, thanks for sharing.

The owner of the Stuart ST4 has his years of manufacture off by about 30 years....
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 14-08-18, 10:36 PM
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Views: 93
Posted By skankin_giant
Carnhell Green 2018

Well another wet weekend for Thomas and I at Carnhell though we did get about 3 or 4 hours clear when the rain eased enough to enjoy the day.

Pics

https://flic.kr/s/aHsmpZreT9

Vid
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Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 31-07-18, 06:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 308
Posted By skankin_giant
I'll have to dig out the photo of me with the cup...

I'll have to dig out the photo of me with the cup from the West of England when I was a Jnr....
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 31-07-18, 11:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 934
Posted By skankin_giant
Nice photo, tvm for sharing.

Nice photo, tvm for sharing.
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 31-07-18, 11:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 308
Posted By skankin_giant
Oh yea he will be well pleased. The United...

Oh yea he will be well pleased.

The United won best original engine.
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 31-07-18, 09:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 308
Posted By skankin_giant
Well Thomas will be over the moon, found out...

Well Thomas will be over the moon, found out yesterday he won best jnr entrant (probably by default....) But it will make his year, being Autistic/Aspergers he finds it hard being accepted so what an...
Forum: Petrol Engine Section 29-07-18, 03:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 217
Posted By skankin_giant
There was a couple on here a few years ago, sorry...

There was a couple on here a few years ago, sorry can't remember who.
Forum: Petrol Engine Section 29-07-18, 11:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 217
Posted By skankin_giant
Sadly I can't provid any information, just wanted...

Sadly I can't provid any information, just wanted to pass on my thanks for sharing your pics of a lovely little engine, sadly I missed out on owning one.

Cheers Steve
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 28-07-18, 09:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 308
Posted By skankin_giant
Ha he's doing a good impression. Stuart was...

Ha he's doing a good impression.

Stuart was fine as always, Brockhouse played for a few hours then gave up.
Seems like dirt in the tank. I also made a balls up measuring out the oil the long...
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 28-07-18, 07:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 308
Posted By skankin_giant
St Buryan 2018

Decided last min to brave the rain and get out to St Buryan, turned out an OK day with a few sharp showers, Stationary Engine was the smallest section except for steamers, though they were...
Forum: Stuart-Turner 27-07-18, 02:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,275
Posted By skankin_giant
Just seen it this morning, its a nice set and...

Just seen it this morning, its a nice set and should tidy up nicely.
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 22-07-18, 11:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 182
Posted By skankin_giant
I was thinking the same, Nick would have been...

I was thinking the same, Nick would have been spoilt for choice ;)


Nice photos, thanks for sharing.
Forum: Generators 22-07-18, 10:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 824
Posted By skankin_giant
As Martin has said, no battery is needed if the...

As Martin has said, no battery is needed if the magnetism is there. Heres my set up from 1991.
Forum: Tanks, Taps, Pipes, Sheet Metal etc 17-07-18, 05:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 386
Posted By skankin_giant
Made them out of a bit of rubber tube before,...

Made them out of a bit of rubber tube before, works quite well but tight.
Forum: Events / Rallies General 14-07-18, 12:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,383
Posted By skankin_giant
Nice pics Dan TVM, looks a lovely bunch of...

Nice pics Dan TVM, looks a lovely bunch of engines in a lovely setting.
Forum: Stuart-Turner 13-07-18, 08:24 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,115
Posted By skankin_giant
Not at the moment, Peter who held the records is...

Not at the moment, Peter who held the records is sadly no longer with us.
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 08-07-18, 04:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By skankin_giant
Thanks for the photos Phill, Nice example...

Thanks for the photos Phill,

Nice example of the Stuart WD, the JAP Trolley ARC dynamo fits in there quite well.
Forum: Restorations Section 08-07-18, 08:36 AM
Replies: 666
Views: 53,015
Posted By skankin_giant
Runs well Phill, congrats.

Runs well Phill, congrats.
Forum: Ignition, Magnetos, Plugs etc 05-07-18, 02:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 597
Posted By skankin_giant
Off to Internal Fire with the Stuart H1.

Off to Internal Fire with the Stuart H1.
Forum: Ignition, Magnetos, Plugs etc 05-07-18, 01:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 597
Posted By skankin_giant
It would probably be harder to start to start on...

It would probably be harder to start to start on a handle. OK for checking spark but we ditched the handle on the WX11 for rope start, much easier...
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