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Forum: Events / Rallies General 20-10-16, 08:31 PM
Replies: 109
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Posted By big john
hi pete you need to get a big van we can see you...

hi pete you need to get a big van we can see you then we still use the American Dodge for the engines we were going to put a flat bed on our Kenworth but it would be to big to put behind the engine...
Forum: Events / Rallies General 17-10-16, 08:43 PM
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Posted By big john
hi pete i must have missed you somewhere on the...

hi pete i must have missed you somewhere on the field where were you.
Forum: Ignition, Magnetos, Plugs etc 01-03-16, 07:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,426
Posted By big john
Hi Andrew I had it running for 3 hrs it did not...

Hi Andrew I had it running for 3 hrs it did not stop or miss a beat many thanks.
Forum: Ignition, Magnetos, Plugs etc 29-02-16, 07:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,426
Posted By big john
there were some bits missing and condenser was at...

there were some bits missing and condenser was at fault last year was the first time out its a wonder it ran at all
Forum: Ignition, Magnetos, Plugs etc 28-02-16, 08:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,426
Posted By big john
I would like to thank Andrew and his Dad at...

I would like to thank Andrew and his Dad at Vintage Magnetos for sorting out my EK mag my stover is running great now thank you.
Forum: Ignition, Magnetos, Plugs etc 15-02-16, 08:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,426
Posted By big john
yes that's what it did now nothing maybe a putt...

yes that's what it did now nothing maybe a putt that's it
Forum: Ignition, Magnetos, Plugs etc 15-02-16, 07:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,426
Posted By big john
oh ok I have mine off now it all looks ok when it...

oh ok I have mine off now it all looks ok when it was running it would go for 30 mins then stop now it wont run at all I first thought fuel but when I tride to start it there was fuel in the oil...
Forum: Ignition, Magnetos, Plugs etc 07-02-16, 07:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,426
Posted By big john
thanks a lot I would like to take the stover out...

thanks a lot I would like to take the stover out this year so must get this mag done.
Forum: Ignition, Magnetos, Plugs etc 05-02-16, 06:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,426
Posted By big john
thanks scott I will get it off the weekend I...

thanks scott I will get it off the weekend I don't know much about mags I must get my head round them
Forum: Ignition, Magnetos, Plugs etc 03-02-16, 07:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,426
Posted By big john
EK mag

Hi I have an EK mag on a stover ke I have a spark but I think its two weak to fire the engine is there anyone around the Hereford area that will repair mags I have heard of a guy around Swindon I...
Forum: Events / Rallies General 25-03-14, 10:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 717
Posted By big john
is there problems at this show we were thinking...

is there problems at this show we were thinking of entering our Alamo making a long weekend of it
Forum: Ignition Systems 26-02-14, 08:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 996
Posted By big john
yes we will enjoy rallying it just got to get a...

yes we will enjoy rallying it just got to get a oiler with a check valve in it I must say it does throw a bit of oil about but I can live with that. I have not seen another Alamo at the rallys we...
Forum: Ignition Systems 24-02-14, 11:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 996
Posted By big john
Hi all the 6v set up did not work so I imported a...

Hi all the 6v set up did not work so I imported a coil from the states and used a 12v battery and the engine runs fine just need to get a oiler with a check valve in it and it will be ready to rally ...
Forum: Ignition Systems 01-01-14, 03:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 996
Posted By big john
Thank you for that. I have set up the 6v battery...

Thank you for that. I have set up the 6v battery and wired it through a 6v coil on the low tension side I get a spark but engine has not fired yet I checked the battery after charging 6.2v the spark...
Forum: Ignition Systems 31-12-13, 08:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 996
Posted By big john
Hi Phill I don't know if this engine should have...

Hi Phill I don't know if this engine should have 12 or 6v I have never got my hands on anything like this before I thought I had better ask in case I do something that will knacker it.
Forum: Ignition Systems 30-12-13, 05:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 996
Posted By big john
no the coil I have is like an old car HT one...

no the coil I have is like an old car HT one looks a bit like a coke can I think it came of a motor bike it says 6v on it I thought I could use the small posts it is a 6v HT coil
Forum: Ignition Systems 30-12-13, 04:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 996
Posted By big john
Alamo 1hp engine

Hi I have got an Alamo 1hp blue line engine it has an igniter on it and it came with a 6v battery now I think if set up a 6v coil and used the low tension part of it. it should make a spark to run...
Forum: Events / Rallies General 14-10-13, 10:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 550
Posted By big john
we had a good time would have been nice to see...

we had a good time would have been nice to see more engines turn up only our second year and had a great time thank you Hazel & Paul. :cheers:
Forum: Events / Rallies General 06-10-13, 08:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 550
Posted By big john
we are booked in a bit wet last year hope to be...

we are booked in a bit wet last year hope to be dryer under foot this year any one else going.
Forum: General Issues 23-09-13, 10:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Posted By big john
Thank you joe i belive the engine has run this...

Thank you joe i belive the engine has run this year but ran way to fast i will look for a coil in the states we ship a lot of parts in for our trucks so should not be a problem i just like things to...
Forum: General Issues 23-09-13, 07:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Posted By big john
can you buy low tension coils here or should i...

can you buy low tension coils here or should i inport one from America
Forum: General Issues 22-09-13, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Posted By big john
Alamo blue line.

Hi has anyone got or has had an Alamo blue line 1hp engine i have just got one and it is my first open crank engine i need a low tension coil do these come in 6 or 12v and can you buy one in the uk...
Forum: Events / Rallies General 06-08-13, 08:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 827
Posted By big john
we do not do any other rallys down that part of...

we do not do any other rallys down that part of the world merv with the kenworth used 290 of fuel to do that show hope to bring the bamford next year :yahoo:
Forum: Events / Rallies General 05-08-13, 05:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 827
Posted By big john
a great weekend a bit damp on sunday we will do...

a great weekend a bit damp on sunday we will do this show next year good to see you young lads showing your engines the hobby needs younger blood to keep it going. :cheers:
Forum: Events / Rallies General 30-07-13, 08:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 827
Posted By big john
a wolesley wd 11 with a climax deep well pump our...

a wolesley wd 11 with a climax deep well pump our mate is taking his kenworth truck it's a long drive so hope it's a good show.
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