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Forum: The Workshop 22-01-18, 07:19 PM
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Posted By 110samec
Machining a new taper section to match an old one...

Machining a new taper section to match an old one is common in marine use. Usually take some lapping though with frequent checks with engineers blue. Took a week once to lap in a pair of new 3"...
Forum: Restorations Section 23-12-17, 09:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,749
Posted By 110samec
Not really done much to this but have stripped...

Not really done much to this but have stripped most of it down and started painting it in brilliant green which isn't quite as bright as the photos make out.

Thing thats holding me up now is the...
Forum: Restorations Section 07-12-17, 06:09 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,157
Posted By 110samec
Was it installed on a boat? Water cooled exhausts...

Was it installed on a boat? Water cooled exhausts are pretty common on both main engines and generators
Forum: The Workshop 24-11-17, 09:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,981
Posted By 110samec
They make handy scrapers

They make handy scrapers
Forum: The Workshop 24-11-17, 09:49 PM
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Posted By 110samec
Looking good

Looking good
Forum: Restorations Section 01-05-17, 04:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,749
Posted By 110samec
Not done much except wanted to see how good the...

Not done much except wanted to see how good the oil pump is. Pt some oil in the sump and cranked the engine over, lo and behold no oil to be seen coming out of the lines. Strongly suspect the treacle...
Forum: Restorations Section 23-04-17, 11:32 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By 110samec
Hi Angus, sorry not been on the forum for a...

Hi Angus, sorry not been on the forum for a while! Yes its a Hartridge tester my friend from work lent me for doing the injectors on my land rover. Lovely thing to use.

Bit of an update, not done...
Forum: Restorations Section 07-12-16, 10:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,749
Posted By 110samec
Whikst spinning this over, it was evident that...

Whikst spinning this over, it was evident that whilst it did have some compression,you could here the gas escaping past the rings and into the crankcase so without further ado I whipped the head off...
Forum: Restorations Section 04-12-16, 11:39 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 15,717
Posted By 110samec
Cheers for that Martin, never really thought...

Cheers for that Martin, never really thought about it till I was filling in the logbook to change the tax class on it haha, seems a bit archaic saying its a heavy oil type rather than diesel, then...
Forum: Restorations Section 04-12-16, 11:06 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 15,998
Posted By 110samec
After dealing with lloyds surveors on new builds...

After dealing with lloyds surveors on new builds and structural repairs on boats in work I can safely say they're a bit more thorough these days haha
Forum: Restorations Section 04-12-16, 10:50 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 15,717
Posted By 110samec
Might be a bit of a daft question but what oil do...

Might be a bit of a daft question but what oil do oil engines actually run on? Is it diesel?

Only asking out of curiosity as my land rover on the logbook is actually listed as heavy oil under fuel...
Forum: Miscellaneous 20-11-16, 11:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,633
Posted By 110samec
We have a few different types stocked in work,...

We have a few different types stocked in work, occasionally we have a few boats come into the yard which need them. Mostly its pozidrive now though, but you can still get them
Forum: Restorations Section 20-11-16, 10:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,749
Posted By 110samec
Hi Dan, Just out of interest, what pressure...

Hi Dan,

Just out of interest, what pressure did you set the injector to? I have an injector tester at home so might check it
Forum: Restorations Section 20-11-16, 10:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,749
Posted By 110samec
Just had a reply to my email about dating the...

Just had a reply to my email about dating the engine and it was build around January 1960 so earlier than I thought
Forum: Restorations Section 20-11-16, 01:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,749
Posted By 110samec
Im hoping to, dont have much in the way of...

Im hoping to, dont have much in the way of equipment at the minute (only a couple of alternators) but ideally I would like to run a water pump as they look interesting plus are handy in the unlikely...
Forum: Restorations Section 19-11-16, 11:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,749
Posted By 110samec
Thank you very much, just sent him an email...

Thank you very much, just sent him an email :smile:

Found out where the diesel is mostly leaking from, the bellows either side of the pump are split and the copper washer on the bleed screw needs...
Forum: Restorations Section 19-11-16, 07:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,749
Posted By 110samec
Went to pick it up today in the landy, went...

Went to pick it up today in the landy, went really well. Seems to be in good condition and it all looks complete. The guy who sold it to me said it had a problem with air leaking past the valves so...
Forum: Restorations Section 17-11-16, 11:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,749
Posted By 110samec
Petter PAZ1

Seems I've become the owner of my first "proper" stationary engine, a Petter PAZ1 that came up about 30 miles from me. Hopefully going to collect in my 88" this weekend, just got to rig up something...
Forum: Diesel Engine Section 07-10-16, 08:06 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 17,370
Posted By 110samec
The tolerances we use when fitting normal prop...

The tolerances we use when fitting normal prop shafts to boats with flange couplings (non- uj) is usually around 2-6 thou
Forum: Diesel Engine Section 04-10-16, 10:55 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 17,370
Posted By 110samec
Interesting project, as an aside, Im a marine...

Interesting project, as an aside, Im a marine engineer and have worked on building and maintenance of 15m police boats for the MoD which work with jet drives and a prop shaft with uj's either end.
...
Forum: Restorations Section 14-07-16, 09:01 PM
Replies: 704
Views: 81,863
Posted By 110samec
This is a very interesting thread, nice work so...

This is a very interesting thread, nice work so far :)
Forum: Member's Vehicles 28-10-15, 09:53 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 29,824
Posted By 110samec
Finally my brake problems seem to be sorted!...

Finally my brake problems seem to be sorted! swapped my pedal assembly which is defender/ series mix for a straight series setup. turned out the fault was the pushrod in the servo had come out of...
Forum: Restorations Section 26-10-15, 06:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,733
Posted By 110samec
And finally the cam gear whih has governor weight...

And finally the cam gear whih has governor weight type things on the back of it, never seen this before

http://i1126.photobucket.com/albums/l606/110samec/PA260523.jpg...
Forum: Restorations Section 26-10-15, 06:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,733
Posted By 110samec
right then more progress! Eventually got the...

right then more progress! Eventually got the block completely stripped down so am now on to reassembly.

first job was the rotary oil pump which is driven off the injection pump gear
...
Forum: Member's Vehicles 05-08-15, 09:43 PM
Replies: 1,362
Views: 163,703
Posted By 110samec
Phill RE your steering relay: As yours is a...

Phill RE your steering relay:

As yours is a later model it should have the multipiece shaft, which means you can simply swap the oil seal collars and press new ones on. The job is simple enough...
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