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lodgey62
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My SD

Post by lodgey62 » Tue Jul 16, 2019 3:37 pm

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Lovely old girl, no paint or high polish,just well cleaned to preserve it's natural patina.They are only original once!
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Journeyman
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Re: My SD

Post by Journeyman » Tue Jul 16, 2019 5:11 pm

That looks brilliant those 102 are very elegant.
Don’t think I’ve ever seen one just the square blocks.

Dave.

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Re: My SD

Post by tambikeboy » Tue Jul 16, 2019 6:25 pm

Real honest looking motor NICE. :P
Roll me up and smoke me when I die
Regret is just a memory written on my brow

lodgey62
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Re: My SD

Post by lodgey62 » Tue Jul 16, 2019 8:34 pm

Thanks you two,what do you mean by "the square blocks "Journeyman?

lodgey62
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Re: My SD

Post by lodgey62 » Tue Jul 16, 2019 8:39 pm

It came with a few spares too,piston ring,copper fuel pipe,small key for removing the jets,propeller, plug caps and a big Hessian bag to put the motor in,sure I've missed some bits .lodge 3 pin plugs

Journeyman
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Re: My SD

Post by Journeyman » Tue Jul 16, 2019 9:43 pm

The Centuries and the Forties have square blocs with removable heads and that is the sort of motors I have rather than the round block with integral head on the 102's

lodgey62
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Re: My SD

Post by lodgey62 » Tue Jul 16, 2019 9:58 pm

I understand, I've had a couple of 102s but this is lovely with all its bronze and copper and it runs beautifully, as quiet as a mouse,mechanically wise and to think that it may have been used in our war effort is pretty humbling,I look at it now and treat it with a good deal of respect and to think 75yrs ago it might well have been running flat out for hours on end,fantastic fantastic engine, take a bow,British Seagull.

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AusAnzani
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Re: My SD

Post by AusAnzani » Thu Jul 18, 2019 12:45 am

Beautiful SD. You've done well!
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Hugz
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Re: My SD

Post by Hugz » Fri Jul 19, 2019 5:43 am

Lovely! Can l add SD685 to the SD registry? If so may l have the magneto JM # and if the clutch lever is plain with no inscription. Also these early ones had a B number B#### on other side of crankcase from engine number. Love the early P3's!

lodgey62
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Re: My SD

Post by lodgey62 » Fri Jul 19, 2019 9:35 am

You have all the details Hugo,about 46 posts ago.
All the best Hugz.

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Re: My SD

Post by lodgey62 » Fri Jul 19, 2019 9:36 am

And yes please do add to the register.
Regards
Lodgey.

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Hugz
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Re: My SD

Post by Hugz » Fri Jul 19, 2019 10:47 am

By golly, I do indeed!

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