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    18 Cylinders Isotta Fraschini (straight six-cylinder x3 )

    hmm yer amazing work well dun
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    Ageless 9 and 18 Radial

    I installed them very gingerly with bum puckered and mouth just right lol and plenty of lube think a bit of Tung actions too yer there small and finicky but I am shore my fallers where down to pore heat treatment try and try agan and I got there think biggest thing for me was missing a extra hole
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    Ageless 9 and 18 Radial

    I think I had problems too and ended up leaving a extra hole out and that worked for me , o heated up with oxy to a cherry red held it for probably? 10 seconds then let cool on the jig o and mainly had the heat on the jig as to get the hole lot hot , worked for me in the end but yes you will...
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    Ageless 9 and 18 Radial

    Nice work I remember I was dreading the rings but once I managed to find the right iron witch was not easy to get hear in Australia it really went very well ok I snapped a few and a few didn’t pass the light test but all in all not as hard as I was expecting
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    Ageless 9 and 18 Radial

    The rings are easy but I would say do the heat treat in maybe a batch of 10 or so at a time I found when I did mine maybe I over cooked some ? But I had a few brittle ones that I broke in install so a small batch is no big deal if it gos wrong looking good though you will love it when she fires up 👍
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    Hodgson finished

    Hi camm I’ve 98% finished mine just Wateing on some more ss tube for I think I need to make 4 or 5 more intake manifold but I did not let that me from a start up and like you I found it started quite easily can I ask what carby you went for ? I tryed a small ? 25 cc chain saw one got it running...
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    Ageless 9 and 18 Radial

    Can I ask how wide of a seat did you get ? I’ve just been through this process and yer what a pain I found it
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    Getting in Trouble for Metal Chips in the House

    Lol I have a cat to she is a good one but I work in the trade fiiter and turner and I get swarf every where never do my boots come inside and still I get in trouble
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    Getting in Trouble for Metal Chips in the House

    Yer don’t where your boots inside!
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    Harvard/Stickney Jr Model

    Looking good stick at it 👍
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    Can anyone ID this V-12?

    No idea but wow it’s very nice 👍
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    A new attempt at making piston rings

    Nice work it’s been interesting reading with a good ending thanks for hanging in there and well dun 👍
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    A new attempt at making piston rings

    All I use is a new bit of hss square about 3/8 I think in the mill in a drill chuck ( yes your chuck will grip it ) it’s not turning so it’s all good and use the quill to put slight pressure on ring in a position in the middle of a t slot or could set your vice jaws to about right I found it so...
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    A new attempt at making piston rings

    I was told gray iron not that dura bar stuff ? Hard to find I no but when you do is cheep post cost me more than the 800 mm bar I got ?
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    A new attempt at making piston rings

    2 thow interference fit come on check you mic that’s rubbish! That’s a very tight press fit on a 1 inch bore ! Your not laping faith that fit no way
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    A new attempt at making piston rings

    All and I mean all rings need to bed in it’s a fact ! But I’m following with interest Brian the right oil can be the secret? Maybe I’m learning too of course but you do need a break in oil that I’m shore .
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    Protractor base for grinder mounted on cross-slide

    And if you can true up the sides will help too for balance
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    Protractor base for grinder mounted on cross-slide

    Rip into it I take at least 10 or 20 thow to true up a wheel
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    A new attempt at making piston rings

    Run in oil is a biggy too
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    A new attempt at making piston rings

    Yes no need for angles with that set up the use of angle is more for surface grinder you angle it so it’s behind the wheel incase you dig in it don’t jam up if I make sene
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