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Forum: Restorations Section Yesterday, 10:36 PM
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Posted By wolseley phill
With the crankcase ready to receive the cylinder...

With the crankcase ready to receive the cylinder barrel, I made a start on replacing the head studs.

Despite best efforts over the last few weeks, only one of the studs was removed intact with...
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery Yesterday, 10:27 PM
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Posted By wolseley phill
Laughton Cuckoo Fayre 2018

I went along to Laughton Spring show this morning, there is usually a good selection of vintage machinery and it's local for me.

The engines seemed a bit lost at the far end of the first field...
Forum: Restorations Section 24-05-18, 10:02 PM
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Posted By wolseley phill
This evening I finished the pulley modification,...

This evening I finished the pulley modification, shortening the rear spacer so that the pulley just locks the spacers and bearing when nipped up. I turned a short taper on one end the spacer so that...
Forum: Restorations Section 24-05-18, 09:50 PM
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Posted By wolseley phill
Do we need to worry so much about boiling,...

Do we need to worry so much about boiling, excluding closed systems? So long as the heat is lost through evaporation and you keep the coolant topped up it should be fine surely.

I certainly don't...
Forum: Restorations Section 24-05-18, 06:26 PM
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Posted By wolseley phill
Good to see you posting again Richard, looking...

Good to see you posting again Richard, looking forward to reading about the restoration.

Phill.
Forum: Restorations Section 24-05-18, 09:02 AM
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Posted By wolseley phill
I have tried that in the past but it’s a bit...

I have tried that in the past but it’s a bit brutal and shouldn’t be necessary with a good engine. It worked on the N3 whilst I got that set up right though. It’s ok so long as people use 6 point...
Forum: Restorations Section 24-05-18, 07:15 AM
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Posted By wolseley phill
Looking at your set Richard it’s pumping the...

Looking at your set Richard it’s pumping the water to a fair height, could that be the trouble? I was intending to have the base of my tank about level with the pump, or bellow as it seems to lift...
Forum: Restorations Section 23-05-18, 11:02 PM
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Posted By wolseley phill
Thanks, I’m trying to spend an hour on it every...

Thanks, I’m trying to spend an hour on it every day if possible.

I tried wrapping a rope around the pulley at the dynamo end with the other engine and it was fine, the weight of the set probably...
Forum: Restorations Section 23-05-18, 10:22 PM
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Posted By wolseley phill
Having another look at the engine last night, I...

Having another look at the engine last night, I found that there is a small alignment issue with the BTH magneto, the sprocket ending up about 1/16th " too far forward - just enough for the chain to...
Forum: Restorations Section 22-05-18, 09:56 PM
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Posted By wolseley phill
Nice little engines :righton: I wasn't quite...

Nice little engines :righton:

I wasn't quite sure of how that pipe was supposed to work on mine, but it appeared to work as a sort of crankcase breather, passing an oily mist into the rocker box....
Forum: Restorations Section 22-05-18, 09:47 PM
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Posted By wolseley phill
Great, thanks Simon. What was written on the...

Great, thanks Simon. What was written on the magneto back plate - that one does look like a Marvil?

Phill.
Forum: Restorations Section 22-05-18, 07:49 PM
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Posted By wolseley phill
:rofl:...........

:rofl:...........
Forum: Restorations Section 22-05-18, 07:15 PM
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Posted By wolseley phill
There are better places than Facebook to find...

There are better places than Facebook to find information, there seem to be lots of folks who know everything about nothing, just my experience of the various groups.

This forum is always a good...
Forum: Restorations Section 22-05-18, 06:17 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By wolseley phill
No thanks! The group admin’s “description” of the...

No thanks! The group admin’s “description” of the group doesn’t really sell it to me..

Phill.
Forum: Restorations Section 22-05-18, 11:39 AM
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Posted By wolseley phill
I’d like to know if there was any colaberation...

I’d like to know if there was any colaberation between Lloyd’s,Villiers and Jacobson!

A kind offer Darren but I just don’t have the space to keep such a thing, thanks anyway.

Phill.
Forum: Restorations Section 22-05-18, 10:08 AM
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Posted By wolseley phill
It will be Pete, the mag has to come off again to...

It will be Pete, the mag has to come off again to make a thinner felt seal.

Phill.
Forum: Restorations Section 21-05-18, 10:49 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By wolseley phill
Lloyds Auto Scythe Engine

Thanks to Nick for the ID, I now know that this engine was made by Lloyds.

It ran well for half an hour or so, then spitting flames and making some very odd noises - it sounded like the fuel mix...
Forum: Restorations Section 21-05-18, 10:35 PM
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Posted By wolseley phill
Good progress this evening with a trial assembly...

Good progress this evening with a trial assembly of the governor, magneto drive and pump drive. The pump gears mesh nicely, no clearance issues and it all turns freely. A few seals to tweak and the...
Forum: Events / Rallies General 21-05-18, 10:31 PM
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Views: 225
Posted By wolseley phill
I think you have been listenin' to Steve Wright...

I think you have been listenin' to Steve Wright too much... :whistle:

Take some pictures at the museum for us please!

Phill.
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 20-05-18, 10:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 351
Posted By wolseley phill
I see what you mean, more research required I...

I see what you mean, more research required I think!

What ever it is, it was giving the Petter M next to it a run for it's money in terms of exuberant backfires...

Phill.
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 20-05-18, 10:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 351
Posted By wolseley phill
Fair point Nick, how can I tell which it is?

Fair point Nick, how can I tell which it is?
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 20-05-18, 09:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 351
Posted By wolseley phill
Kempton Great Engines

A busy but brilliant weekend, starting with a visit to Amberley for the "Home front" event.

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/970/28365709288_f25616d388_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/KdzF8f)Untitled...
Forum: Towing & Trailers 14-05-18, 10:00 PM
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Posted By wolseley phill
I also thought I'd just modify one to suit Ollie,...

I also thought I'd just modify one to suit Ollie, which is why I ended up with that home built thing. It sat on the drive for 6 months and never got any further than an idea in my head..

Buy...
Forum: Restorations Section 14-05-18, 09:50 PM
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Views: 44,576
Posted By wolseley phill
The P4 was dismantled again this evening, I...

The P4 was dismantled again this evening, I measured the clearance on both seals and found the rear one a bit tight.

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/951/42067570472_9c9e9b2302_b.jpg...
Forum: Restorations Section 13-05-18, 11:30 PM
Replies: 585
Views: 44,576
Posted By wolseley phill
Yes, I agree. Content to use the original...

Yes, I agree.

Content to use the original type seals, they should last a very long time once adjusted properly.

Phill.
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