Archive for June, 2014

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Cleaning crankcase and voltage regulator.

June 8th, 2014

Today I spent some time cleaning the crankcase some more. I’d already given it a quick clean but seeing how clean Joss’ one was made me ashamed so I had another go at mine. I used various wire brushes (brass and stainless) and lots of kerosene. Little brass brushes on the Dremel work well. After […]

Remote Oil Filter.

June 6th, 2014

Yesterday Joss and I went to visit Ian. While Joss was working on Ian’s Nippy I was getting some help and tips for engine building. We came up with a plan for how to handle the block and head I can use and looked at various other things. One thing I was looking at was […]

More engine progress.

June 4th, 2014

I went ahead and ordered a Bosch distributor from Willie at AustinRepro. All up with postage it was about $NZ220. I think that’s pretty good for a brand new distributor with the correct gear ready to just slot in place. Since I was spending money I also ordered a rebuild kit for my DD carb […]

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