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Forum: Lister D & F 07-09-18, 08:18 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Rookesy
I have attached a picture of the tank showing the...

I have attached a picture of the tank showing the metal, the corrogations and the split. I have no idea why it is on its side.
Forum: Lister D & F 04-09-18, 08:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 564
Posted By Rookesy
Tank Cooled D

I have a tank cooled D, it is an original Gascoigne tank with the corrogations which I would like to keep. There is a fine split forming on the tank running North/South as it were at right angles to...
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 03-09-18, 07:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 829
Posted By Rookesy
Thanks Mike, I don't think I have ever seen one...

Thanks Mike, I don't think I have ever seen one before, could be on the bucket list
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 03-09-18, 05:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 829
Posted By Rookesy
What is the pale green engine with the twin tanks...

What is the pale green engine with the twin tanks on top please
Forum: Events & Rallies Information Section 11-06-18, 10:36 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,388
Posted By Rookesy
You should have brought it across the way,...

You should have brought it across the way, charging them might have got my dynamo working correctly....nothing else did
Forum: Events & Rallies Information Section 10-06-18, 11:19 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,388
Posted By Rookesy
Many thanks to Mike and the team for a superbly...

Many thanks to Mike and the team for a superbly organised event, well done gents
Forum: Events & Rallies Information Section 06-06-18, 09:02 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,388
Posted By Rookesy
Looking forward to it, see you Friday teatime.

Looking forward to it, see you Friday teatime.
Forum: General Issues 01-05-18, 06:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 607
Posted By Rookesy
Ryan, I have a Champion J-8 in a 2S and it...

Ryan,
I have a Champion J-8 in a 2S and it runs fine
Forum: General Issues 26-03-18, 08:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 615
Posted By Rookesy
Don, David Harris did an article in SEM in...

Don,
David Harris did an article in SEM in October 2013 about the ABL. (I have the article somewhere) The BHP goes from 1.5 to 3.00 with a rev range of 1250 to 2600.
My engine has the Ser No...
Forum: General Issues 25-03-18, 09:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 494
Posted By Rookesy
I run a R3MC using a fire extinguisher for the...

I run a R3MC using a fire extinguisher for the cooling without any problems. At the moment it runs off load but there is a pump set up under construction.
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 13-03-18, 08:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,751
Posted By Rookesy
My uncle used to work at Priestmans building the...

My uncle used to work at Priestmans building the excavators in the 60's. They used to hold the odd open day on a Saturday and he used to take my brother and I to have a look round, I remember being...
Forum: Restorations Section 14-02-18, 08:43 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,417
Posted By Rookesy
Pinus Viagrus?

Pinus Viagrus?
Forum: Ignition, Magnetos, Plugs etc 27-12-17, 10:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,768
Posted By Rookesy
I had been trying to start it clamped onto a...

I had been trying to start it clamped onto a workmate which is probably not the best idea considering the size. I put it on the ground, gave it full choke, needle to 3 full turns out and adjusted the...
Forum: Ignition, Magnetos, Plugs etc 25-12-17, 09:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,768
Posted By Rookesy
Ryan, Yes, I got it running on Saturday and...

Ryan,
Yes, I got it running on Saturday and ran a couple of carbs of petrol through it. I have to put it back together again which I'll do while I am off.
Forum: Ignition, Magnetos, Plugs etc 07-12-17, 06:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,768
Posted By Rookesy
Thanks to all, looks like Saturday is going to be...

Thanks to all, looks like Saturday is going to be a day in the shed
Forum: Ignition, Magnetos, Plugs etc 06-12-17, 09:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,768
Posted By Rookesy
Gents, Thanks for the advice, the exhaust...

Gents,
Thanks for the advice, the exhaust valve is nearest to you in the video and the engine turns clockwise when looking at it from the front. There is no serial number to help in identifying the...
Forum: Ignition, Magnetos, Plugs etc 05-12-17, 08:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,768
Posted By Rookesy
Help needed with a JAP 5 please.

Gents,
I have a JAP 5 that was on a generator and I cannot get it to start. I did the usual checks - petrol was getting through and it had a good spark etc.
I took the head off to check the...
Forum: Newbies, introduce yourself... 03-12-17, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,201
Posted By Rookesy
Welcome to the forum, lots of info and help on...

Welcome to the forum, lots of info and help on here. Look forward to seeing you at some shows
Forum: Pumps 15-11-17, 08:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,458
Posted By Rookesy
I have checked the holes and they are not...

I have checked the holes and they are not threaded nor can I get behind to put a nut on. I tried heat last night and tonight with penetrating oil in the mean time but nothing is moving yet. I did...
Forum: Pumps 13-11-17, 08:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,458
Posted By Rookesy
Help with pump please

I would appreciate a bit of help with this pump.
I have looked on the internet but I could not find any pumps like this one with the flat top. Sorry it is laid on its side something happened...
Forum: Pumps 06-11-17, 06:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,458
Posted By Rookesy
Gents, Thanks for the information, I thought...

Gents,
Thanks for the information, I thought it was too simple that the /39 in the serial number would be the year.
Forum: Pumps 05-11-17, 12:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,458
Posted By Rookesy
Winter Project

I have just acquired a JAP 2S connected to a Pegson Marlow pump as a winter project. At the moment it is seized but I donít know if it is the engine or the pump or both.
The engine has 2S/V stamped...
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 10-10-17, 05:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,812
Posted By Rookesy
I have always found the organisers are always...

I have always found the organisers are always very helpful and appreciative, its always a good day out and you get chance to have a nose round the pumping station. It is a shame that more of the...
Forum: General Issues 13-09-17, 08:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,602
Posted By Rookesy
Thanks for the info Gents, I have a Model 5 with...

Thanks for the info Gents, I have a Model 5 with 6 bolts on the head, as for the Ser No, that is completely missing.
Forum: General Issues 24-08-17, 08:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,602
Posted By Rookesy
I have just got a JAP 5 or 6, again the plate is...

I have just got a JAP 5 or 6, again the plate is unreadable. It was part of a generator set, it has a screened plug so I am wondering if it is ex-military, it also has at some point been sort of an...
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