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      I have a Warco VM 16, about 4 years old. It is pretty good, particularly if one considered the price. It worked well from the off, but I...
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      simonbirt replied to the thread Edgar T Westbury Seal 15cc.
      What I thought I had ordered was a full kit. Here is what it says in the kit description: "The kit includes material for the major...
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      simonbirt replied to the thread Edgar T Westbury Seal 15cc.
      The cast iron for the piston rings arrived yesterday. I am pleased to report that I now have a batch of what appear to be useable rings...
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      simonbirt replied to the thread Edgar T Westbury Seal 15cc.
      I now have to make some additional rings, Hemingway supplied 8 with the “kit” some of which were distorted, one broke as I inserted it...
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      simonbirt replied to the thread Edgar T Westbury Seal 15cc.
      Here is my version of the ring holder. To overcome the ring removal problem, I make the two parts detachable with a dowel pin to hold...
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      simonbirt replied to the thread Cabin Fever coming up soon!.
      My thoughts exactly, the media here are desperate to start the whole thing again, which is why I am staying put, as its a lot of money...
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      simonbirt replied to the thread Cabin Fever coming up soon!.
      It was UK news (speculation) but either way I have had my fill of masks, tests etc. I will resume my travels, when there is no...
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      simonbirt replied to the thread Cabin Fever coming up soon!.
      I was planning a visit, but it was getting more expensive and difficult. Went a few years ago and really enjoyed the experience. Made...
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      simonbirt replied to the thread Edgar T Westbury Seal 15cc.
      Thanks Basil, This is useful, I think I will hive it a try. The rings as supplied are not all exactly the same width, this will solve...
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      simonbirt replied to the thread Edgar T Westbury Seal 15cc.
      Im trying to visualise what the ring holder looks like, is it a hollow tume and piston?
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      simonbirt replied to the thread Edgar T Westbury Seal 15cc.
      Thanks D and D. I actually have a set of rings, so will use them. Just was unsure how much clearance to allow.
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      simonbirt replied to the thread Edgar T Westbury Seal 15cc.
      Hello All, I have had a break from the Seal project for a while, been fettling motorcycles. Now the winter is really here I am back in...
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