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by Charles uk
Tue Jul 20, 2021 8:57 pm
Forum: Help
Topic: fixing two Century (or at least one)
Replies: 6
Views: 56

Re: fixing two Century (or at least one)

Can you post a picture of your Wipac flywheel showing the top face.
Is that a big window wipac Alan?
by Charles uk
Tue Jul 06, 2021 5:23 pm
Forum: Help
Topic: It won’t start! EFNR44B7 (Solved)
Replies: 21
Views: 879

Re: It won’t start! EFNR44B7

The keyway in a 40 crank is in a different position to a century/ KF crankshaft. On a century the keyway is 158 degrees to the left of the centreline of the big end pin, looking from the flywheel end. On a 40 the keyway is 43 degrees to the left of the centreline of the big end pin, looking from the...
by Charles uk
Tue Jul 06, 2021 8:47 am
Forum: Help
Topic: It won’t start! EFNR44B7 (Solved)
Replies: 21
Views: 879

Re: It won’t start! EFNR44B7

It's starting to sound like H-A is closest to the answer, with his flywheel keyway suggestion.
by Charles uk
Sun Jul 04, 2021 10:20 pm
Forum: Events and Racing Seagulls
Topic: The History of Seagull Racing in Bermuda
Replies: 4
Views: 196

Re: The History of Seagull Racing in Bermuda

Take care Young Man your not too for being bent over my knee, or is that illegal nowadays.

No spanking naughty kids!
by Charles uk
Sun Jul 04, 2021 4:40 pm
Forum: Events and Racing Seagulls
Topic: The History of Seagull Racing in Bermuda
Replies: 4
Views: 196

Re: The History of Seagull Racing in Bermuda

Don't thank me, Thank Jerseyman, he found it, I'd never seen it before, even though I nearly got a mention.
by Charles uk
Sat Jul 03, 2021 6:53 pm
Forum: Events and Racing Seagulls
Topic: The History of Seagull Racing in Bermuda
Replies: 4
Views: 196

The History of Seagull Racing in Bermuda

Rene very kindly sent me this link, I think almost everyone will really enjoy this.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=OHDaCcfyJIs

Not making a cup of tea first was the mistake I made.

Thanks
by Charles uk
Tue Jun 29, 2021 3:49 pm
Forum: Help
Topic: It won’t start! EFNR44B7 (Solved)
Replies: 21
Views: 879

Re: It won’t start! EFNR44B7

Plug gaps White CDI smooth circumference flywheel, mk3 35 thou Black CDI single groove circumference flywheel, mk4 25 thou Do you have the right flywheels fitted. If you think the crank case might be leaking brush a light coat of kids bubble mixture on all the joints & pull the starter a few times, ...
by Charles uk
Mon Jun 28, 2021 9:34 am
Forum: Help
Topic: Mine Won't Start Either....
Replies: 9
Views: 412

Re: Mine Won't Start Either....

No mention of cleaning & setting the points!
by Charles uk
Thu Jun 17, 2021 8:18 am
Forum: Help
Topic: Heat Transfer - POR-15
Replies: 5
Views: 685

Re: Heat Transfer - POR-15

Let's carry this subject further can anyone with a "cracked" Silver Century cylinder, post pictures of the damage, so the areas most prone to salt water damage can be established. How much heat do we need to get rid of via water cooling, from a Silver Century running at peak revs. Does anyone have a...
by Charles uk
Tue Jun 08, 2021 9:59 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: First steps with a 102
Replies: 11
Views: 971

Re: First steps with a 102

Apart from it not being viscous enough & it's non-emulsifying.
by Charles uk
Mon Jun 07, 2021 11:54 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: First steps with a 102
Replies: 11
Views: 971

Re: First steps with a 102

Test the crankcase nuts & the water delivery tube with a magnet, I've worked on several of this model all of them had chromed mild steel nuts & bolts with chromed copper water delivery tubes. The brass tank with a bayonet cap was standard on many of this series & later ones had the bow tie prop, if ...
by Charles uk
Wed Jun 02, 2021 12:20 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Adrian Dale
Replies: 10
Views: 3069

Re: Adrian Dale

I don’t know if you have heard about Adrian’s last voyage… If it’s appropriate perhaps you may like to post this tribute Bob Brown and I wrote for the paper. Late September 21 Adrian was diagnosed with Pleura Mesothelioma and given 6 months all thanks to asbestos exposure during his tenure with P&O....
by Charles uk
Sun May 23, 2021 4:33 pm
Forum: The Discussion
Topic: Which Seagull goes here?
Replies: 10
Views: 1740

Re: Which Seagull goes here?

I've tried mailing & PM you, your not there, no joy, ring John Williams he'll give you my number.
by Charles uk
Sun May 23, 2021 12:25 pm
Forum: The Discussion
Topic: Which Seagull goes here?
Replies: 10
Views: 1740

Re: Which Seagull goes here?

Did you find one? I sent you an Email with a phone number.
by Charles uk
Wed May 19, 2021 4:35 pm
Forum: The Discussion
Topic: Comments On: Buying a British Seagull...
Replies: 11
Views: 13906

Re: Comments On: Buying a British Seagull...

Or the previous owner flushed it & cleaned it off with old fuel mix & wiped it with an oily rag.

TLC works wonders!