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Original Lister Cs Engines / Re: Resurrection of a Lister 12/2
« on: November 19, 2019, 02:17:59 PM »
Hi Stef

Each 350 kg provides a complete olive paste press. I usually get 10% extra virgin olive oil. A few kgs are salted and preserved to serve as table "hors d'oeuvre".


Hi All

One more day harvesting olives...almost done for this year.

6 trees gave round 140kg.

4 pics fore those like this kind of amusement.

1 - Net to collect olives.
2 - tree already clipped.
3 - tree view... literally! (upon tree)
4 - productivity.

Brass T came from lathe workshop.

13 - setting TDC, with 2 marks for centering comparator;

14 - setting mark in fly rim, and verifiing with comparator (pencil needing glasses to read scale);

15 - aling the line of the plunger with start injection line;

16 - detail of fine tunning;

9 - start to unscrew the IP tappet bolt;

10 - align the line of the plunger with start injection line;

11 - detail of fine tunning;

12 - final course of the plunger (very important this clearence to not damage de IP);

5 - mark the TDC in the fly rim;

6 - manual spec by Peter Forbes (RIP)

7 - mark -4.25" = 20 BTDC in the fly rim;

8 - reading the comparator value in mm = 4.25" = 20BTDC;

Hi my friends

Today (after 400km) is time to give some TLC to the beast!

Timing injection pumps: pics by order...

1 - setting the probe to the comparator (nothing like a strip of duct tape). This probe - I think - NASA's will never get an ideia of it's origin - ok I disclose, it's a stell strip that holds the visel rubber of a wind shild wiper.

2 - setting the magnetic base of the comparator in place;

3 - setting the magnetic mark in filter to align with the fly rim;

4 - setting the TDC in the comparator;

Changfa Engines / Re: How to remove fuel injection pump in 295d engine ?
« on: November 11, 2019, 10:23:13 PM »
Hi Halfwalker

Your IP must come off smoothly without any puller.

Have you taken off IP pinion? If so, you must get the IP right timed.

Just my thoughts by now!


PS: those threaded holes are not for tightening the IP?
PS2: Post more pics please.

Hi Martim

For 2000 sell it immediately. And I mean really quik to avoid 2nd thoughts.

It's a very good business to you.


Engines / Re: tl2 honing cylinder
« on: November 06, 2019, 07:27:34 PM »
Hi Chef

The last task I done in honing a cast cylinder(s) I used WD40 for lube stones thorowly. after a few turns I clean all with kero, and then a few  more stone turns with  wd40. 3 times give the result showed in pic. I did the best possible, because it was in very bad shape. Lets see if it comes to life.


What about this idea for cooling circuit?

It only needs the valve gate tap.

PS: I managed to get an old stock faucet to make drain tap.

Original Lister Cs Engines / Re: Resurrection of a Lister 12/2 - Updating
« on: November 04, 2019, 12:11:26 AM »
A few more bits in place.

Injection pipes getting straightened, and water manifolds in place to planning hosing.

Have a good week.

Petteroids / PETTER - PAZ1 - New project - genHead ready to deploy
« on: November 03, 2019, 03:53:13 PM »
Hi All

Gen head is done. It only need to fit a pulley of right size to give 220V*50Hz, with the PAZ1 @ 1500rpm.


Original Lister Cs Engines / Resurrection of a Lister 12/2 - pig tail
« on: November 03, 2019, 03:48:23 PM »
Hi All

All projects are idling (duty far from them), but not fully stopped.

Pig tail is in place. Small bits come slowly from basket, but they will get their place...


Hi Gentels

Now it's enlarging. what a beast! My goodness.


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