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Everything else / Re: Greetings from Tasmania
« Last post by ajaffa1 on August 18, 2022, 07:37:48 AM »
Well, here we go guys, the new shed is being delivered in kit form at the end of the month. The local concreting company has come in and leveled the site by tipping and compacting about 200 tons of road base (not cheap!). They have put up the form work for a 100mm slab with 450 mm wide piles under each steel stanchion.
The local building surveyor is coming tomorrow to inspect the work, I am hoping that I will have concrete poured on Monday, weather permitting. I will have to let the concrete cure for a couple of weeks before we erect the shed.
All up, this is going to cost me around 80,000 Australian dollars, that includes water tanks. Money I really don`t have to spare but you only live once! If my bank don`t like it they can go and swivel!
So, a couple of plan views of the shed and a couple of pics of the works in progress.
Bob
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Other Slow Speed Diesels / Re: Resurrection of a Deutz MAH 914, 1952? Lets see!
« Last post by cobbadog on August 18, 2022, 06:44:12 AM »
I agree that over time springs do loose some pressure, especially if it was compressed after shutting sown last. You mentioned to add a shim to lift the pressure but to me that sounds back to front. If it has lost pressure I thought you would remove shim/s.
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Changfa Engines / Re: Tapered shaft adapters for small diesels...
« Last post by PhunniPharm on August 18, 2022, 12:35:37 AM »
So, if they are R175 engines than fix the post and everything would be fine. This topic can be cleaned up, if you would like.

As to "cleaning up", I think I will belay that.

It is good to see, if someone cares to look, that this kind of stuff can happen.  I know for fact certain that the vendor showed me a picture of a display model.  She may not even know the difference.

I've asked the vendor for a picture of the engine data plates, and a picture of the engines, crates, etc.  I'll see what she sends me after they wake up and have their coffee, or engage in whatever bad habits they prefer there.
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Changfa Engines / Re: Tapered shaft adapters for small diesels...
« Last post by hwew on August 18, 2022, 12:28:45 AM »
Your welcome,

I'll be sending you a PM.
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Changfa Engines / Re: Tapered shaft adapters for small diesels...
« Last post by PhunniPharm on August 18, 2022, 12:11:34 AM »
I have asked for clarification.

Thanks!
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Changfa Engines / Re: Tapered shaft adapters for small diesels...
« Last post by hwew on August 18, 2022, 12:02:28 AM »
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Bob, Gentles

Many thanks for your support.

You know I dont need to make trails on injectors. I have a near me an expert company with laboratory (see here: https://listerengine.com/smf/index.php?topic=8333.msg100298#msg100298; and here: https://listerengine.com/smf/index.php?topic=8320.msg96965#msg96965) - and I have good relationship with manager, just because I hull to there stuf he doesnt see from years.

Therefore I'll take this one to them also.

And yes, I got shims (from my 12/2, to make clearence to throtlle linkage) that could do the job, even if company doesnt got them.

Lets see, and finger crossed (I think nozzle is prestine).

Cheers
VP

PS: A pic with injector reassembled to keeps bits together.
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Changfa Engines / Re: Tapered shaft adapters for small diesels...
« Last post by hwew on August 17, 2022, 11:43:37 PM »
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Changfa Engines / Re: Tapered shaft adapters for small diesels...
« Last post by hwew on August 17, 2022, 11:39:32 PM »
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General Discussion / Re: Microcogen down.
« Last post by keith71 on August 17, 2022, 11:35:04 PM »
Any news yet on microcogen?
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