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Old 14-07-10, 08:16 PM   #1
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Default lister D Series 1931 (I think! )

Hi all,
I'm very new to this site so please be patient.
I live just 5mins away from the Reinscombe Park steam fair site in Wiltshire, needles to say Ive been attending the rally regularly for the last 5 years or so with my son.
It will come as no surprise that Ive taken the plunge and bought myself an early Lister D series. 1931 I believe.
I've taken on the engine with a known fault, a broken valve spring.
Has anybody come across this situation before, is it a common weakness with this engine and is it a trick fault to repair?
All help would be very much appreciated.


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Old 14-07-10, 09:23 PM   #2
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Welcome to the forum Chris. Broken valve springs are not that common on a D type BUT I seem to recall that the earlier engines did have thinner guage spring's and different valve rocker arms compared to the later models. Your engine might just fall into that category, the engine number would assist in comparing the two different types as I am uncertain when the change took place (somebody on here will know I feel sure ).

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Hi Chris,

Welcome to the forum from sunny Suffolk, good choice the Lister D easy to get parts for and lots of knowledge here on the forum.

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Hi chris and welcome to the forum

A broken valve spring is very easy to fix .

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