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Postby henk » Sun Mar 22, 2009 7:37 pm

You are well equipped Grani, looks like some Fordson shop.
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Postby Pascal » Mon Mar 23, 2009 10:06 pm

Thank you for the pictures, Grani.

I agree with Henk: you're certainly well equipped!! :D

Did you managed to have the enigne for it's test run?
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Postby Grani » Tue Mar 24, 2009 5:27 am

Pascal wrote:Did you managed to have the enigne for it's test run?

No, not yet. I shall buy some oil today and I thing I have to put the engine in it´s frame to prevent it from tipping over (if it starts). :wink:
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Postby Pascal » Tue Mar 24, 2009 7:00 pm

Will you keep us posted, Grani?
I am really curious.
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Postby Grani » Tue Mar 24, 2009 7:16 pm

Pascal wrote:Will you keep us posted, Grani?
I am really curious.

I bought the oil today and filled it up. Then I lifted it on to the frame to keep it steady. I will continue tomorrow to fill the cooling water and connect a battery and a bottle of fuel.
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Postby Frans » Tue Mar 24, 2009 8:52 pm

Just something new abouth the pre air cleaner

the partnumbers are CFT 29825 for the house and CFT 23950 complete.

There is a sparex part that must be the same they have told me thats # S 7879 and fits on a 78xx to 96xx Oilbath engines
can someone iff this is the right one.

Price is abouth 40 euro here
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Postby Grani » Wed Mar 25, 2009 5:23 pm

Now I have started her and she runs wery nice. It was a little difficult with the first start because the button for cold start was impossible to push in. :? We have a few below zero so the button had been nice to have in order. The oil pressure is 3 bar. It is the second start that is on the video and not the first cold start.
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Postby Pascal » Wed Mar 25, 2009 6:18 pm

Hi Grani,

The sound of that engine...especially when you opened the throttle...WOW!! What a GREAT sound!! :thumbs:
If you have any other flick with that sound: don't hestitate to post them. :D

Can't wait to do the same with my engine. :)
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Postby JC » Mon Mar 30, 2009 6:43 am

I enjoyed the video, Grani. I even watched twice. I hope to hear that sound myself, some day soon. What are you going to do with it, now that it runs?
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Postby Grani » Mon Mar 30, 2009 6:47 am

JC wrote:I enjoyed the video, Grani. I even watched twice. I hope to hear that sound myself, some day soon. What are you going to do with it, now that it runs?

I shall enjoy the sound of it. :mrgreen:
Pascal wrote:The sound of that engine...especially when you opened the throttle...WOW!! What a GREAT sound!! Thumbs up!
If you have any other flick with that sound: don't hestitate to post them. Very Happy

http://s179.photobucket.com/albums/w315 ... der001.flv
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Postby Grani » Fri Apr 10, 2009 4:32 pm

I have spend this day to put the engine back in the boat.
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Postby Pascal » Fri Apr 10, 2009 6:13 pm

Hi Grani,

For some reason if had missed your 2nd flick. :? But I saw it today. Great flick!!! :clap:
You were really showing off with alle your engines. :D And you are right!! :D

How went the placing of the engine in the boat? Was it harder than you thought? Or did it went well?
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Postby Grani » Fri Apr 10, 2009 6:20 pm

Pascal wrote:Hi Grani,



How went the placing of the engine in the boat? Was it harder than you thought? Or did it went well?

It was a lot easyer this time when I knew how it should be done.
Here is a link to the pictures on the swedish forum.
http://fordson.se/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?p=50810#50810
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Postby Pascal » Fri Apr 10, 2009 6:52 pm

Great pictures, Grani!
Good to read that the job went well.
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Postby Grani » Sat Apr 11, 2009 4:54 pm

The top is still off and I will put it on tomorrow. I have filled the engine with oil and also filled the filter and oilcooler and the oilgrid in the block. I have secured the sleeves and put a hose from the oilchannel for the top back to the sump and then turn the crankshaft with the starter to get oilpressure. It is good for the bearings to get oilpressure without the top on so there is no stress before the oil gets to them. The oilpressure is nearly 3 bar at starter speed. :lol:
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Postby Grani » Sun Apr 12, 2009 7:42 pm

First start at 8:11 pm local time. 8)
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Postby Pascal » Sun Apr 12, 2009 8:37 pm

Congratulations!! :beer:
How does she run?
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Postby Grani » Thu Apr 23, 2009 4:20 pm

This was the very first start.:lol:
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Postby Pascal » Wed Apr 29, 2009 9:53 am

Hi Grani,

Great flick! :clap:

Being on your Photobucket-site, I watched your other flick too. :oops:
In one of your flick, you're "starting" the engine, with the enginehead off.
Did you do this for a particular reason?
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Postby Grani » Wed Apr 29, 2009 10:09 am

Pascal wrote:Hi Grani,

Great flick! :clap:

Being on your Photobucket-site, I watched your other flick too. :oops:
In one of your flick, you're "starting" the engine, with the enginehead off.
Did you do this for a particular reason?

Yes, and I wrote about the reason here a fev posts back.
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Postby Pascal » Wed Apr 29, 2009 7:18 pm

Ah, yes, you are right, Grani. :oops:
For the oilpressure it is.
Thank you.
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Postby Frans » Tue May 26, 2009 9:22 pm

and finnaly I found a new pre aircleaner

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just with the New Holland Dealer part number ov.s4935 and costs 48 euro, just have to pain it in the right blue and there she goes
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Postby Pascal » Wed May 27, 2009 12:45 pm

Looks great, Frans!

Are you going to put the air cleaner under the bonnet?
What are you going to use on top of this air cleaner? The original Major "mushroom" (I don't know the original English word :oops: )? Or a bigger one?
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Postby Grani » Wed May 27, 2009 8:16 pm

Yes, beautiful. :lol: However the frontaxle is more looking like a Selene to me :? How about the transferbox? Any pictures of it?
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Postby Frans » Wed May 27, 2009 9:59 pm

Pascal,

The pre air cleaner comes next to the bonnet, the mushroom has the same diameter as the pre air clainer so I will fix that.

Grani,

The front axel is a manuel the transferbox is a roadless,

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the next is from a Selene conversion (as they told me)

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I think could be a thomas conversion too, the next is roadless

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