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saba

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small video of my VA finally put it together
« on: April 14, 2019, 07:44:55 PM »
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FaV_CQf7-Ec&t=13s

Still some brackets missing, found they were on the fuel tank. Was the first run in the new location.

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Re: small video of my VA finally put it together
« Reply #1 on: April 14, 2019, 09:54:53 PM »
Well done, Bernhard!  She looks ready for a second life of faithful service.

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Re: small video of my VA finally put it together
« Reply #2 on: April 14, 2019, 10:04:18 PM »
Bravo Bernhard

Well done

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Re: small video of my VA finally put it together
« Reply #3 on: April 14, 2019, 10:05:03 PM »
Bravo Bernhard

Well done

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Re: small video of my VA finally put it together
« Reply #4 on: April 15, 2019, 02:16:26 AM »
Very nice! My VA is still a waiting its turn in the shop.
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Re: small video of my VA finally put it together
« Reply #5 on: April 15, 2019, 08:20:45 AM »
Beautifully quiet for an air-cooled unit

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Re: small video of my VA finally put it together
« Reply #6 on: April 16, 2019, 07:53:34 PM »
Great job.

Looks and sounds really nice.

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Re: small video of my VA finally put it together
« Reply #7 on: April 17, 2019, 01:26:43 AM »
Sweet music. Nicely done!

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Re: small video of my VA finally put it together
« Reply #8 on: April 19, 2019, 05:25:10 PM »
Wow!  Did you re-balance this engine or is this just the incredible superiority of the original Lister?
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Re: small video of my VA finally put it together
« Reply #9 on: April 19, 2019, 10:12:19 PM »
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Re: small video of my VA finally put it together
« Reply #10 on: April 19, 2019, 11:04:24 PM »
Thanks for all the nice replies, its missing some brackets so when I speed it up the air casing is resonating and touching the flywheel. Brackets were welded to the fueltank support still need to mount them.
When you speed it up it does start to 'walk" a bit. It's an 8/1 with alluminium piston maybe that helps to keep it more ballanced. I have a 6/1 som thats really not as ballanced as this.

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Re: small video of my VA finally put it together
« Reply #11 on: April 19, 2019, 11:15:49 PM »
A little ''walk'' or front to back movement means it's slightly overbalanced...which gives you the least vertical movement and is often the best compromise.

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Re: small video of my VA finally put it together
« Reply #12 on: Today at 12:23:05 AM »
Hi Everyone

BruceM, good tip, that's why it's worth being in this forum! Many years of experience!

As Butch says, something has to stay here (in the forum) for the future (generation) ... that no one knows how it will be...

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