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  Topic: Compression testing results.
horse

Replies: 9
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PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Sat May 18, 2024 1:52 pm   Subject: Compression testing results.
Thanks Wes, you have thrown me a bit of a life line.
Great break down of all the points.
At least I can try something then re test.
If you have sticking Valves as you can see the top of the valves ...
  Topic: Compression testing results.
horse

Replies: 9
Views: 280

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Sat May 18, 2024 5:55 am   Subject: Compression testing results.
Hi, so the results are in on the Leakdown test.

Warm engine, thermostat open.

Cylinder 1 20% low ,air from Dipstick Exhaust Carb Throat.

Cylinder 3 20% low ,air from Dipstick Exhaust Carb ...
  Topic: Compression testing results.
horse

Replies: 9
Views: 280

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Thu May 16, 2024 12:01 pm   Subject: Compression testing results.
Thanks Wes ,very interesting on the aircraft radial engines.
I have been practising again on turning the crank with a socket and ratchet with all plugs out and placing my thumb over the spark plug ho ...
  Topic: Compression testing results.
horse

Replies: 9
Views: 280

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Thu May 16, 2024 6:47 am   Subject: Compression testing results.
While waiting for the leak down kit to arrive I thought I would see what the vacuum test gave.

So normal operating temperature engine on tickeover.
If a normal engine is between 17 and 22 inhg ...
  Topic: Compression testing results.
horse

Replies: 9
Views: 280

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Tue May 14, 2024 12:12 pm   Subject: Compression testing results.
Thank Wes.
Good point on the psi readings.
I will read up as you said on step two.
Seen a good video by Eric the car guy once the tester is hooked up.
As you said listen for the air coming out .
...
  Topic: Compression testing results.
horse

Replies: 9
Views: 280

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Tue May 14, 2024 10:41 am   Subject: Compression testing results.
Last time out for a drive I noticed a noise which sounds like an air leak from say the Manifold or exhaust areas.
The noise is only when the engine is under load.
If you jack up the rear and run in ...
  Topic: Hodakaguy M38 Misc Thread
horse

Replies: 33
Views: 1744

PostForum: Jeep Project Threads   Posted: Sun Apr 28, 2024 12:17 pm   Subject: Hodakaguy M38 Misc Thread
Very nice truck with good photos.
Looks a bit like mine. I wish.
Horse.
  Topic: Zerks causing trouble.
horse

Replies: 11
Views: 947

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Sat Apr 20, 2024 3:43 pm   Subject: Zerks causing trouble.
Thanks Wes for putting up the photo, nice and clear.
I did not know about the Needle fitting adapter, very useful.
By dropping the front of the shaft I was able to open the joints enough to get the ...
  Topic: Zerks causing trouble.
horse

Replies: 11
Views: 947

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Fri Apr 19, 2024 12:04 pm   Subject: Zerks causing trouble.
Thanks, took a bit of knocking in but I know what to do now.
Horse
  Topic: Zerks causing trouble.
horse

Replies: 11
Views: 947

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Fri Apr 19, 2024 3:39 am   Subject: Zerks causing trouble.
I have looked again and the Zerk is pointing forward.
May be if I take the spider off and turn it around it may line up better?
Horse.
  Topic: Zerks causing trouble.
horse

Replies: 11
Views: 947

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Fri Apr 19, 2024 1:07 am   Subject: Zerks causing trouble.
Hi Wes.
I am trying again with this Mac computer to put a photo up.
I have the Jeep off the ground and have rotated the prop as you say.
The Zerk is only just out of line but not enough room to pla ...
  Topic: Zerks causing trouble.
horse

Replies: 11
Views: 947

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Thu Apr 18, 2024 10:53 am   Subject: Zerks causing trouble.
Thank you to you both.
The front Drive Shaft came with the Jeep and looks like the video clip but not pointing backwards.
I did not realise it was an aftermarket one, the rear Is a Spicer.
I will ...
  Topic: Zerks causing trouble.
horse

Replies: 11
Views: 947

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Thu Apr 18, 2024 8:17 am   Subject: Zerks causing trouble.
Hi, Just been greasing all the Zerks or grease nipples as we Brits call them.
Only ones I can't get to are on the GKN front Prop Shaft. They are not pointing in the correct direction to get the greas ...
  Topic: Lead additive, one more question.
horse

Replies: 5
Views: 755

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Wed Mar 27, 2024 5:28 am   Subject: Lead additive, one more question.
Good to know these engines are strong re std fuel.
In the U.K. we have 10% Ethenol mixed in.
I use a product which is supposed to kill the Ethenol and add lead.
Lets hope it is doing its job.
Ho ...
  Topic: 24V Adapter Kit
horse

Replies: 7
Views: 1851

PostForum: Auctions   Posted: Fri Aug 25, 2023 11:55 pm   Subject: 24V Adapter Kit
Thanks Ron,will do.
Horse
 
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