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Forum: Petrol Engine Section 30-06-18, 12:41 PM
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Posted By Dreamweaver 1
Your engine shed must be filling up nicely...

Your engine shed must be filling up nicely Pascal!




David
Forum: Restorations Section 22-01-18, 09:12 AM
Replies: 116
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Posted By Dreamweaver 1
Sorry Peter I missed your post. The timing...

Sorry Peter I missed your post.

The timing is spot on,the gearing lined up with the "0's",as detailed in the Crossley manual I have,resulting in each stroke of the 4 is correctly timed.

Thanks...
Forum: Restorations Section 21-01-18, 12:31 PM
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Posted By Dreamweaver 1
Asthmatic indeed,lol,lol,I shall be removing the...

Asthmatic indeed,lol,lol,I shall be removing the admission valve and taking measurements in order to try and establish why the valve should tighten up on one nut only,resulting in an increase in...
Forum: Restorations Section 20-01-18, 09:12 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,119
Posted By Dreamweaver 1
Thanks Dan,will try that,but I guess with the pin...

Thanks Dan,will try that,but I guess with the pin in on the smaller cam,reduced
compression for starting,there is not enough to bounce the flywheels back against the stroke,will further investigate...
Forum: Restorations Section 20-01-18, 07:31 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,119
Posted By Dreamweaver 1
Thanks for your advise Andy. ...

Thanks for your advise Andy.





David
Forum: Restorations Section 20-01-18, 07:30 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,119
Posted By Dreamweaver 1
You are right Peter,I have been working on the...

You are right Peter,I have been working on the low compression problem this afternoon,of the 2 securing nuts,it transpires that if I slacken off 1 nut,I can further tighten the 2nd nut,this then...
Forum: Restorations Section 20-01-18, 01:12 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,119
Posted By Dreamweaver 1
Hi Peter, I have already tried that,via the...

Hi Peter,

I have already tried that,via the the little end lubricator,the cylinder is nicely oil wet,so to speak,although it has to be said,I cannot actually hear any escaping compressed air on...
Forum: Restorations Section 20-01-18, 12:40 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,119
Posted By Dreamweaver 1
Thanks for your response Martin,it's as I...

Thanks for your response Martin,it's as I suspected,and very low at that,will have to see if my "local" engine engineering co in Tomar can fit the stripped down Crossley lump onto their respective...
Forum: The Workshop 20-01-18, 12:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,221
Posted By Dreamweaver 1
Wellseal was developed by RR and manufactured...

Wellseal was developed by RR and manufactured under license to their specification,as you say Martin,if it's good enough for the Merlin......!


David
Forum: Restorations Section 20-01-18, 12:02 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,119
Posted By Dreamweaver 1
Crossley compression

Returned to the non starting Crossley post an enforced diversion or 2!

I suspect that the compression is well down on this engine,valves check and rechecked,mixing valve copper sandwich gasket...
Forum: General Issues 15-01-18, 01:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,562
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: 930
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: 529
Views: 84,084
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: 1,079
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: 2,747
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: 1,345
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: 2,924
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: 686
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: 2,924
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: 251
Views: 34,078
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: 2,924
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: 106
Views: 14,828
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: 116
Views: 13,119
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: 116
Views: 13,119
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: 116
Views: 13,119
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...
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