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Forum: General Issues 15-01-18, 01:33 PM
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Posted By Dreamweaver 1
And also hope bed wetting has long passed too!!!!...

And also hope bed wetting has long passed too!!!!





David
Forum: Lister D & F 01-01-18, 01:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 425
Posted By Dreamweaver 1
SEM shows www.vintagebrassplates.co.uk can supply...

SEM shows www.vintagebrassplates.co.uk can supply any brass plate that you might require.

Good luck


David
Forum: The Workshop 18-12-17, 10:56 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 66,211
Posted By Dreamweaver 1
Having to water down the emulsion paint to a very...

Having to water down the emulsion paint to a very thin constituency,our perimeter walls needed 2 more coats to give a decent finish than using a roller,so I've binned mine too,took longer to apply...
Forum: Newbies, introduce yourself... 06-12-17, 09:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 638
Posted By Dreamweaver 1
Welcome from across the pond,you will find all...

Welcome from across the pond,you will find all the information you require right here!





David
Forum: Gaskets & Seals 26-11-17, 06:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,160
Posted By Dreamweaver 1
Matthew, I have just spotted your comment re...

Matthew,

I have just spotted your comment re a Crossley copper head gasket,I require a mixing chamber gasket (head gasket) for a 1060,could you provide me with contact details as to the...
Forum: Newbies, introduce yourself... 27-02-17, 08:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,084
Posted By Dreamweaver 1
Welcome to the forum Wilson,..........enjoy! ...

Welcome to the forum Wilson,..........enjoy!






David
Forum: The Workshop 27-02-17, 03:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,334
Posted By Dreamweaver 1
For the records,and for those Crossley owners...

For the records,and for those Crossley owners that would benefit,the valve seat cutter size is inch and 5/8's at 45 degree's,the pilot is 7/16's of an inch.
Forum: Newbies, introduce yourself... 27-02-17, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 505
Posted By Dreamweaver 1
Welcome, This Forum has a wealth of...

Welcome,

This Forum has a wealth of information at the members fingertips,I hope you enjoy your membership,good luck.




David
Forum: The Workshop 27-02-17, 12:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,334
Posted By Dreamweaver 1
I received my valve set set recently,and the...

I received my valve set set recently,and the Crossley combustion chamber is known as clerestory(valves opposite each other IIANM),the only way to grind in the exhaust valve seat,is as you...
Forum: Restorations Section 31-01-17, 08:22 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 29,923
Posted By Dreamweaver 1
The engineering that has gone into this engine is...

The engineering that has gone into this engine is phenomenal,it's been a thread that I continually look forward to reading....and viewing......and long may it continue until "start...
Forum: The Workshop 12-12-16, 05:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,334
Posted By Dreamweaver 1
I bet that tool doesn't come cheap,need a few...

I bet that tool doesn't come cheap,need a few valve seats to grind in to justify that cost!

I have just ordered a decent set of seat cutters off Amazon,as the Crossley I am restoring has an...
Forum: Restorations Section 10-12-16, 10:29 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 12,553
Posted By Dreamweaver 1
Those stats are mind boggling Martin!! ...

Those stats are mind boggling Martin!!



David
Forum: Restorations Section 02-12-16, 06:33 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,336
Posted By Dreamweaver 1
Thanks for that Martin,certainly wasn't aware of...

Thanks for that Martin,certainly wasn't aware of the possibility,however forearmed is forewarned, or is it the other way round,either way ta!!





David
Forum: Restorations Section 02-12-16, 05:29 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,336
Posted By Dreamweaver 1
Paul, Thanks again for your observations. ...

Paul,

Thanks again for your observations.

What rate of "drip" should the oilers supply oil?presumably both small and big end bearings require the same amount.......or do they?

Same question...
Forum: Restorations Section 30-11-16, 04:46 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,336
Posted By Dreamweaver 1
Hi Paul, Thanks for your comments re the...

Hi Paul,

Thanks for your comments re the exhaust bottle/silencer position,I hear what you say,but with consideration that,at least at present,the engine isn't going anywhere,shows etc,the "front...
Forum: Restorations Section 26-11-16, 11:13 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 13,576
Posted By Dreamweaver 1
What an interesting article Peter,even more so...

What an interesting article Peter,even more so when it is stated that the anchors and chains were the only certified items on the Titanic:oops:




David
Forum: Engine-Specific Forum Sections 26-11-16, 09:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,122
Posted By Dreamweaver 1
Well done Dave,sounds well,pleased you managed to...

Well done Dave,sounds well,pleased you managed to rebuild the 1060 back to rude health!





David
Forum: Engine-Only Stuff 21-11-16, 05:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,407
Posted By Dreamweaver 1
Very nice,a manageable size too,was it from...

Very nice,a manageable size too,was it from Mrs.Miley??:righton::righton:






David
Forum: General Issues 14-11-16, 09:20 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,415
Posted By Dreamweaver 1
Nice one Mark,lol,lol:yahoo::yahoo: ...

Nice one Mark,lol,lol:yahoo::yahoo:



David
Forum: Restorations Section 13-11-16, 06:57 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,336
Posted By Dreamweaver 1
Well,had a very productive weekend with regards...

Well,had a very productive weekend with regards to completing the Crossley restoration.
Still waiting for the starting handle,but everything else is completed,just oil,water and petrol applications...
Forum: Restorations Section 12-11-16, 12:49 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,336
Posted By Dreamweaver 1
Hi Neil, Yes your right,Matt asked if he...

Hi Neil,

Yes your right,Matt asked if he could put some on FB,as gets a lot of referrals from that source,so more power to his elbow,so to speak!



David
Forum: The Workshop 10-11-16, 09:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,859
Posted By Dreamweaver 1
Reading about the rust removal post that Martin...

Reading about the rust removal post that Martin Paff placed,I used phosphoric acid throughout the restoration of the Crossley, very impressed,you can buy it in different strengths,I opted for 45%,...
Forum: Restorations Section 10-11-16, 09:36 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,336
Posted By Dreamweaver 1
Hills Bro magneto

Picture better than a thousand words!!
Forum: Restorations Section 10-11-16, 06:11 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,336
Posted By Dreamweaver 1
Received the restored Hill Bros magneto from Matt...

Received the restored Hill Bros magneto from Matt at Old Iron,superb job,thoroughly recommend his work standard.

Still awaiting the reamed starting handle and some minor welding to the water tank...
Forum: Restorations Section 08-11-16, 11:52 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 11,853
Posted By Dreamweaver 1
Coming along very nicely Paul,I like the front...

Coming along very nicely Paul,I like the front axle,I guess a lot of work has gone into that fabrication,nice!!:yahoo:





David
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