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South Hants (SHPVS) Car Show and Autojumble.

Mon Apr 07 2014, 15:26 by Grizzly

SHVPS Annual Classic Vehicle Show and Autojumble

Date: Sunday 1st June 2014 10.00am – 4.00pm

Queen Elizabeth Country Park,

Gravel Hill, Horndean, Waterlooville. PO8 0QE

3 miles South Of Petersfield on the A3

South Hants Vehicle Preservation Society’s Annual Classic Vehicle Show and popular Autojumble.

Easy access and free public car parking on site.

This is a family day out with …

Beachbuggin 6th August let me know if your planning on going.

Sat Jul 22 2017, 21:29 by Grizzly

Who's up for beachbuggin they have booked out club pitch just need to know numbers please . . . it is a great one day show on southsea common next to the beach . . . lots to see and do let me know if your going as I have to book you in and you have access at reduced rate £5 I believe it is

Camper and Bus show and August events - what are you hoping to do?

Sun Jul 16 2017, 13:06 by carl & helen

Club days out August
 
Are any of these of any interest? Or are you planning something different that we can group together on?
 
Don’t think any of us are doing BugJam so our first possible weekend is

Camper & Bus, Camping at the Castle – 28th, 29th 30th July. We love this in the Malvern’s  so we are going back. Any takers?
http://www.volksworldshows.com/camper-and-bus-weekend-home
We …

Hessich Oldendorf and Euro Bug In 2017 - European trip details

Sun Oct 09 2016, 12:34 by carl & helen

HO17, Germany - http://www.uraltkaefer.de
Quite a few of you have already talked about coming to Germany for Hessich Oldendorf or for Belgium Euro Bug In next year in late June and early July.
 
Together these give us an incredible, every four year European trip to Hessich, Germany, on to the factories in Wolfsberg and Hannover and the back via EBI - Euro Bug In the following weekend for those …

Stonor Park 2017

Tue Mar 28 2017, 15:04 by Grizzly

Hi Folks I will be needing some assistance at Stonor Park on the 4th June. As well as the camping I am also organising club displays in return you will have free entry & camping.
I will need assistance on white pond gate for club display pass hand outs and lining up aircooled avenue & watercooled way.

And anyone that wants to help me out with camping.

Lastly as Aircooled Konnection are running …

Next club meet 26th May @ Chalkhill Blue from 19:00 hrs

Mon May 22 2017, 21:43 by Grizzly

Next club meet 26th May @ Chalkhill Blue from 19:00 hrs


ENGINE INFO HELP now with pic of 1776

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Ronnieboy59
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ENGINE INFO HELP now with pic of 1776

Post by Ronnieboy59 on Sat Jan 26 2013, 15:57

Been fiddling with the 1776, not very far on with it as had a bad back, today i tried to turn engine over by hand and it failed to turn 360 without there being an audible clink and stiffness so i stopped turning the crank, took off the rocker covers, notice that i probaly need to remove the rockers and start from scratch in torque setting the heads, my need is info on.

have noticed that some of the pushrods are seated centrally in the pushrod tubes and others virtually sit on the base of the head.?



Also not sure in dismantling the rockers and valve settings, i do have the book but still not sure and probably a confidence thing, also noticed the little keepers are very loose, are these Magnetic and should the stick easily to the pushrod ?



Have got a new Distributor and have put it on by lining the grooves up at the base of the Distributor to the grooves where the distributor fits, could be this the cause of the clink noise when turning the engine by hand or is it more likely to be or is it more likely a valve rocker issue.

As i am only learning its becoming frustrating. any info appreciated.



Ron


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Re: ENGINE INFO HELP now with pic of 1776

Post by Grizzly on Sat Jan 26 2013, 19:04

I would remove the dizzy and turn again see if it disappears if it does you know it wasnt seated properly, when new they do take a bit of grunt to lock in. Your not going to do any real damage turning it by hand, the engines are tight to turn anyhow so would not worry too much, it sounds like the valve settings are out if the pushrods / valves are loose should be at 0.006 there is a setting your valve guide on here somewhere, set them to that and see if it's improved, I would do that before dissembling anything. I am off next week helping Lisa so if I get a sec and your around I could probably have a quick look.


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Re: ENGINE INFO HELP now with pic of 1776

Post by Ronnieboy59 on Sat Jan 26 2013, 19:28

Thanks Daz, thought if i kept turning by hand and encountering the clink and stiffness i may cause damage, phew, i do and have read the book on valve settings etc but my Mech knowledge is not great, its all interpretation but i will keep trying, thanks for your help and your more than welcome anytime but i know how busy you are.

Ta for info, does help.

Ron
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Engine so far

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Post by Grizzly on Thu Jan 31 2013, 22:11

I will come over Ron just been busy sorting Lisa's shop out this week, I think I have the ABVWC meeting sunday but might be around Saturday if you are.

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Re: ENGINE INFO HELP now with pic of 1776

Post by Ronnieboy59 on Thu Jan 31 2013, 23:56

Many thanks for the offer to pop over and i would appreciate it very much, just to give me a few pointers, quick half hour or so Saturday, i should be around all day but call house 356135 just to be sure.



Much appreciated Daz

Ron
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VISIT APPRECIATED

Post by Ronnieboy59 on Sun Feb 03 2013, 17:04

DAZ, Would just like to say a big thank you for coming over yesterday, pointed me in the right direction and has got me motivated again to get this moving forward, Linda said thanks also as she wants the engine gone from in the house.

Appreciated again many thanks



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Re: ENGINE INFO HELP now with pic of 1776

Post by Grizzly on Sun Feb 03 2013, 17:31

No worries anytime.


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