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sb118

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Cracked it!
« on: March 18, 2006, 05:41:26 PM »
Or rather, i HAVEN'T cracked it, the engine mounts are still in one piece after a 5 minute run :D

WOOT!

I'm going to start clearing the rubble from the floor and start on some doors next. It's a 'touch' loud. :eek:

These 1800rpm engine are mental :D
First love - 1975 Lister SR1, gone to a better place (running a saw bench actually ;))

True love - unknown vintage CS6/1 with SOM flywheels

linkie to the project so far --- http://jestersltd.com/pics/index.php

Lister owners do it at 650 strokes a minute ;)

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Re: Cracked it!
« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2006, 04:11:39 PM »
Famous last words :(

Ran it for half an hour this afternoon, it busted one of the floor bolts :(

Next step is a two layer timber base with rubber isolators between the layers, looks like Machine Mart is getting a visit tomorrow.

Bum.
First love - 1975 Lister SR1, gone to a better place (running a saw bench actually ;))

True love - unknown vintage CS6/1 with SOM flywheels

linkie to the project so far --- http://jestersltd.com/pics/index.php

Lister owners do it at 650 strokes a minute ;)

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Re: Cracked it!
« Reply #2 on: March 20, 2006, 12:15:41 AM »
sb118,

I highly recommend the heavy steel route.  Went with timbers, lots of flex, oil absorption etc.  Broke the mounting bolts. 

I now have 4" x 4" square tubing filled with concrete, on top of truck tire donut isolators held in place with 3/4" j bolts.  Smoother, quieter and it isn't going anywhere.

Scott