J17 crawler

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Re: J17 crawler

Postby BearCreek Majors » Fri Nov 02, 2012 1:06 pm

Excellent workmanship Tom, and great to see her coming back to life.

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Re: J17 crawler

Postby roadless J17 » Sun Nov 11, 2012 11:12 pm

cheers bear creek

here is photo of the wings hot rivited together, a start anyway

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Re: J17 crawler

Postby porteous » Tue Nov 27, 2012 4:45 pm

:clap:
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Re: J17 crawler

Postby roadless J17 » Sun Jan 06, 2013 5:18 pm

Here are some more photos of the wings coming together with help from my brother

heating the rivets up

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the rivet snap holding the rivet in place

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the rivet is heated, picked up with pliers fitted in the hole and rested on the snap i then hit the other end of the rivet with the hammer while the rivet is still hot
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Re: J17 crawler

Postby roadless J17 » Fri Sep 06, 2013 10:06 pm

Here are a few photos of the engine
the new pistons and rings
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The polished crankshaft
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and fitted
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The con rods, pistons and oil pump all fitted
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Re: J17 crawler

Postby frode » Sat Sep 07, 2013 8:59 am

Always looking forward to updates to this thread! Looking good :-)
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Re: J17 crawler

Postby BearCreek Majors » Sat Sep 07, 2013 1:00 pm

Lots of hours in her already , and lots more to go. Keep up the good work! :D

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Re: J17 crawler

Postby roadless J17 » Fri Sep 13, 2013 2:21 pm

Here are some more photos

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i still need number 2 and 3 early type injector pipes if anyone knows for any
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Spot the mistake in this one

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The hour clock from ebay un wraped and wound back before i was home from work
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Dynomometer power test at yesterdays farming it did 44HP
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Re: J17 crawler

Postby porteous » Thu May 29, 2014 12:05 pm

Really looking forward to seeing the finished job! Superb so far. :clap:
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