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Re: Help wanted please

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  • joe7p4247
    Hello all I have posted my engine pictures in the group photo section. They are at the end of the list, #32 through 36. ... conversion ... in ... to ... prop
    Message 1 of 6 , Jul 4, 2004
      Hello all

      I have posted my engine pictures in the group photo section. They are
      at the end of the list, #32 through 36.

      --- In AirVW@yahoogroups.com, "Chuck and Nancy Riley"
      <riley.nancy@c...> wrote:
      > I would like to see the pictures. I'll be helping with a VW
      conversion
      > soon.
      > Thank you
      > Chuck Riley riley.nancy@c...
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: "joe7p4247" <joe7p4247@y...>
      > To: <AirVW@yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Thursday, June 24, 2004 9:52 PM
      > Subject: [AirVW] Re: Help wanted please
      >
      >
      > > I take my thrust off of the #3 main bearing with a step machined
      in
      > > the crank gear and the thrust bearing modified to allow more oil
      to
      > > flow to the thrust flange. I have a 40hp end play shim between the
      > > crank and the thrust bearing which bears the thrust loads. The
      prop
      > > doesn't pull through the entire length of the crank shaft. I put
      the
      > > #3 ring bearing in the #1 saddle just like Revmaster does. The fly
      > > wheel seal contacts the magneto drive adaptor and the magneto
      mount
      > > holds the seal in place. If there is any oil leak past the seal,
      it
      > > stays in the magneto housing. I vent the valve covers and the
      crank
      > > case at the fuel pump mount into a breather assembly mounted on
      the
      > > fire wall. I loose a little oil but not to much. If interested I
      can
      > > send pictures.
      > >
      > >
      > > --- In AirVW@yahoogroups.com, "Hotsnail" <swallabat@h...> wrote:
      > > > Hello talented people. I suspect it's not really the done
      thing, to
      > > just leap into a group and ask for help, but...
      > > >
      > > > I'm in a bit of a rush.
      > > >
      > > > I'm trying to help out a mate who has a whole FIVE YEAR tale of
      woe
      > > with a VW aeroengine.
      > > >
      > > > It's a story which has left my man grounded and light of over a
      > > thousand UK pounds after taking so-called professional advice yet
      > > still his engine leaks oil from the big seal on the firewall side
      of
      > > his 1835 VW peacock converted engine. Apparently his oil seal has
      > > been blown out some 2.5mm, and according to his inspector his
      > > crankcase breather sucks when his engine is running. Apart from
      the
      > > seal problem his motor seems to be running OK, and it has
      allegedly
      > > had serviceable pistons and bores fitted, by someone who has
      proved
      > > to be untrustworthy..
      > > >
      > > > Does this make any sense to anybody here, so far? Now I'm
      > > reasonably au fait with motorbike engines, and I've got one of
      these
      > > vw's to play with myself now, but I dont have mucchof a clue
      here...
      > > >
      > > > Cheers, Steve C
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Yahoo! Groups Links
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
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