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Forum: The Workshop 24-09-18, 07:30 AM
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Posted By Chippie
MartinP is your man for expert advice on these...

MartinP is your man for expert advice on these machines....He loves them to bits...but me, well thats a different story..I have my own favourites best kept to myself.

I'm sure you and your new...
Forum: Generators 04-09-18, 10:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 799
Posted By Chippie
It probably could! Thing to consider is battery...

It probably could! Thing to consider is battery chemistry/types....
Forum: Ignition Systems 02-09-18, 03:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 273
Posted By Chippie
LT side of the coil should be just a few ohms, HT...

LT side of the coil should be just a few ohms, HT side around 5-7 kohms...but if you are measure to the ht cap, is the cap suppressed? May be an extra 10k...
Forum: Petrol Engine Section 02-09-18, 01:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 524
Posted By Chippie
A lot of folk use atf fluid down the bores to...

A lot of folk use atf fluid down the bores to free up siezed parts...diesel paraffin etc spring to mind too..

As for the thread, l or r, depends where in the world you are...:yahoo: but...
Forum: Generators 19-08-18, 12:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,126
Posted By Chippie
Err, well I think you need to excite the field...

Err, well I think you need to excite the field with an external source and the see what comes from the D terminal.....I'd say the 5v you are seeing is due to the residual mag field in the field...
Forum: Generators 28-07-18, 06:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,126
Posted By Chippie
Ooops! Thanks Lucien, I should have re-read what...

Ooops! Thanks Lucien, I should have re-read what I had written.....Yes I did mean it will not work.....
Forum: Generators 28-07-18, 03:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,126
Posted By Chippie
If you think the dyno is running in the wrong...

If you think the dyno is running in the wrong direction, then try this test....
Connect rhe D&F terminals together, then connect battery positive to them and the negative lead to the frame...
Forum: Generators 28-07-18, 01:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,126
Posted By Chippie
Oh, dont give up......:shocked: Right in...

Oh, dont give up......:shocked:

Right in terms of rotational speed, you can alter the pulley ratio to get you to 3000 rpm at the dynamo......if its too much of a faff on, then leave as is...

...
Forum: The Workshop 27-07-18, 03:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,688
Posted By Chippie
You could make up two flat plates, long enough to...

You could make up two flat plates, long enough to pass thru' the holes. These are tapped to take say an M12 thread, then some longish round bars with an M12 thread on them, screw into the plates....
Forum: Generators 26-07-18, 07:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,126
Posted By Chippie
If you have connected everything up inc a...

If you have connected everything up inc a battery, then you should see a rise in dyno voltage as you load it all up...( assuming you have a dvm connected up..) and vice versa..
Forum: The Workshop 26-07-18, 07:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,688
Posted By Chippie
I would have asked if he had a set of broaches...

I would have asked if he had a set of broaches and a suitable press...:biggrin:

for doing the keyway....
Forum: The Workshop 26-07-18, 05:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,688
Posted By Chippie
Ahem....have you got the flywheel off yet?...

Ahem....have you got the flywheel off yet? :biggrin:
Forum: The Workshop 26-07-18, 03:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,688
Posted By Chippie
I managed to remove the crankshaft and flywheel...

I managed to remove the crankshaft and flywheel as one assembly when I stripped my A1.....
It was then just a matter of holding the flywheel in the horizontal plane, with the crank supported on the...
Forum: Generators 26-07-18, 11:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,126
Posted By Chippie
Have a look here.... ...

Have a look here....

http://mgaguru.com/mgtech/books/pdf/Lucas_Generator_and_Control_Box_Tests.pdf

There is everything you need to know about dynamo's and their regs....easier to read that than...
Forum: Generators 21-07-18, 08:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,126
Posted By Chippie
The regulator will need a supply from a battery...

The regulator will need a supply from a battery in order for it function .....if, as Martin says, there is insufficient magnetism in the generator, it wont work..
That is why I asked if you used a...
Forum: Generators 21-07-18, 06:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,126
Posted By Chippie
Did you have a battery connected when you ran it...

Did you have a battery connected when you ran it up?
Forum: General Issues 20-07-18, 04:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By Chippie
Could it be that the points cam timing is...

Could it be that the points cam timing is incorrect? Displaced by a revolution?
Forum: Engine Identification 16-07-18, 07:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 284
Posted By Chippie
Pictures might help..l:whistle:

Pictures might help..l:whistle:
Forum: Ignition, Magnetos, Plugs etc 13-07-18, 05:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 801
Posted By Chippie
Oh....deep joy, glad you got it...

Oh....deep joy, glad you got it running....:biggrin:
Forum: Ignition, Magnetos, Plugs etc 05-07-18, 10:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 801
Posted By Chippie
What about the ht cap or the lead? Tried swapping...

What about the ht cap or the lead? Tried swapping them?
Forum: Ignition, Magnetos, Plugs etc 05-07-18, 09:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 801
Posted By Chippie
Sparking around the electrode sounds like the...

Sparking around the electrode sounds like the plug is dirty....electric will take the path of least resistance.....
Try cleaning the plug or swapping for a new one first....

That would be my...
Forum: General Issues 15-06-18, 09:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,134
Posted By Chippie
I've been around electrical/electronic stuff all...

I've been around electrical/electronic stuff all my life...tbh, I've never felt so uneasy seeing or being around MARs....dunno why, they just make me feel so....maybe too many Frankenstein...
Forum: General Issues 15-06-18, 12:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,134
Posted By Chippie
Theres a couple of MARs at the Kempton...

Theres a couple of MARs at the Kempton Museum.....fantastic when they are running...

http://www.kemptonsteam.org/history/arc-rectifiers/
Forum: The Workshop 12-06-18, 08:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 763
Posted By Chippie
Roddy, Sounds like a plan....thnx for the...

Roddy,
Sounds like a plan....thnx for the idea....
What did you use for screed? Sand/cement or one of the packet products..?
Forum: The Workshop 12-06-18, 05:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 763
Posted By Chippie
Shed installation

I have a new metal shed to erect on a paved area at the rear of my garage.
Now the paved area has a slight slope to allow rain to drain off, so how do I level the shed on the base? What I think I...
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