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  1. Brian Rupnow replied to the thread Sideshaft i.c. Horizontal engine.

    And here we have a typical detail of a valve and an assembled "valve module". The concept of making up a "valve module" complete, and...

    Apr 24, 2019 at 10:03 PM
  2. Brian Rupnow replied to the thread Sideshaft i.c. Horizontal engine.

    Bob--I use a tool designed by George Britnel to cut my valve seats, and it is an absolute lifesaver. I will hunt down my drawing and a...

    Apr 24, 2019 at 9:27 PM
  3. Brian Rupnow replied to the thread Werowance builds a webster.

    If you were sent the wrong bearings, then that is a whole different kettle of fish.

    Apr 24, 2019 at 4:46 PM
  4. Brian Rupnow replied to the thread Sideshaft i.c. Horizontal engine.

    Bob--I have done a couple of tutorials on this, and I will try and find them and send you the link.---Brian...

    Apr 24, 2019 at 4:26 PM
  5. Brian Rupnow replied to the thread Sideshaft i.c. Horizontal engine.

    The gas tank has been mounted to the base. Taking a picture of this is about the same as taking a picture of a black cat in a coal bin,...

    Apr 24, 2019 at 4:26 PM
  6. Brian Rupnow replied to the thread Werowance builds a webster.

    I warned you in an earlier post that drill rod comes in "on size" and won't fit thru a bearing of the same size. It is easy enough to...

    Apr 24, 2019 at 2:28 PM
  7. Brian Rupnow replied to the thread Werowance builds a webster.

    Time to buy a bandsaw guy. You can buy a used 16" vertical woodworkers bandsaw for under $200. By adding a jackshaft and second set of...

    Apr 23, 2019 at 11:17 PM
  8. Brian Rupnow replied to the thread Sideshaft i.c. Horizontal engine.

    Nothing too outrageous today, but progress none the less. I made up the aluminum fixture which bolts to the side of the gas tank. This...

    Apr 23, 2019 at 8:46 PM
  9. Brian Rupnow replied to the thread Sideshaft i.c. Horizontal engine.

    And a lovely thing it is, indeed!! It fits into the space that was available, it doesn't foul the blades of the cooling fan, and that...

    Apr 23, 2019 at 1:36 AM
  10. Brian Rupnow replied to the thread Sideshaft i.c. Horizontal engine.

    Don't laugh!! This is the very latest in "blow your guts out leaktesting". The pail of water is out in my main garage. Works...

    Apr 22, 2019 at 8:18 PM
  11. Brian Rupnow replied to the thread Sideshaft i.c. Horizontal engine.

    I scratched and scraped around in my "stuff you should never throw away" drawer and found a piece of 2" x 2" x 3/16" square tube and...

    Apr 21, 2019 at 8:59 PM
  12. Brian Rupnow replied to the thread Sideshaft i.c. Horizontal engine.

    Its time to think about a gas tank. Space is really at a premium here, and I don't want a big external tank to mess up the lines of the...

    Apr 21, 2019 at 3:11 PM
  13. Brian Rupnow replied to the thread Sideshaft i.c. Horizontal engine.

    Thanks Nelson. Since I am waiting for the broach with nothing else to do, I will spend some time sussing out a fuel tank.

    Apr 21, 2019 at 1:35 PM
  14. Brian Rupnow replied to the thread Sideshaft i.c. Horizontal engine.

    In order to have something to pass today, I set the valve timing and ignition timing this morning. Ringo had suggested that a pneumatic...

    Apr 21, 2019 at 12:54 AM
  15. Brian Rupnow replied to the thread Gear cutting..........confused.

    Sorry Mike--Can't help you. I cut gears using my rotary table (90:1 ratio) and sector plates. I got my paper charts out and started to...

    Apr 20, 2019 at 6:52 PM