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    7.5 ton Cranes trailers

    The transportation cost back to Lincolnshire would be high but I will see if I can work something out. Peter.
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    7.5 ton Cranes trailers

    Where are the trailers located? Would be useful to move the carrier. Peter.
  3. Dose anyone have fitting instructions or any information to fit a wireless set N,o,18 in a bren gun carrier using carrier N,o,2. Dose anyone have any drawings to make the carrier N,o,2. Peter.
  4. Great find, it's a truck type I have always want to have a go at rebuilding. Looks to be a lot of work and asking £5995. There is a YouTube clip of the recovery on the Austin military trucks page on Facebook. Peter.
  5. I have a couple questions about my 10cwt GS trailer, There is a small bracket on the under side of the drawbar just behind the stand, should there be one each side and is this the anchor point for the handbrake return springs? Dose anyone have pictures and measurements? On the back right corner post there is a piece of angle iron that's been cut off, is this the original mounting point of the T plate? Peter.
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    10cwt GS questions

    Hi Simon. The convoy light is 19 1/4" from the inside of the right side rail 21 3/4" from the left. The hole is 3/4" from the front edge of the cross member. Peter.
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    10cwt GS questions

    Hi Simon. The centre bracket of my 3 brackets looks to be to the left of the centre line and the convoy light is bolted to the bottom edge of the cross member next to the bracket on the centre line with a single bolt. I will post some pictures tomorrow. Peter.
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    10cwt GS questions

    Thanks Hoseman and Simon. The convoy light is still in position and I have seen T plates in the area of this cut angle iron but there are no marks for a second to hold the T plate at the top. I have made a best guess for the return spring anchors. Peter.
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    Unknown early chassis

    Reminds me of an Austin twin drive chassis. Peter.
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    1944 Bedford OYD

    It's been a while since I I've worked on the OY as it has been blocked in the greenhouse. I did get it cleared around the front early this year. As the shed was freezing and my back is playing up I decided to sort some cab parts out today, I have a potbelly stove in the greenhouse. There seems to be a lot of work that's been done that I've not posted. All the cab tinwork has been shot blasted and is in primer, also most of the new wood for the cab frame is cut and I now need to build up the cab so I can fit the new wood frame. I have found most of the new and old cab wood frame although the left side of the truck has had a crash and some of the floor frame has been replaced and is not correct. Also the rear cab mount was badly bent and has been replaced. I have also found a NOS driver's windscreen frame along with some other parts. Peter.
  11. I am rebuilding a 1944 Bedford OYD and so far have got most of the back half done. I have removed the tipping gear and welded the rear chassis back on and replaced a missing cross member where the ram was mounted. I have had to replace the axil casting as some one had hammed the right hand threads so the hub nuts would not remove! the body had been extended by 2ft using a section from another body. my next job is to strip the cab and engine off and see what I find. peter
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    FORD PICTURES0

    More please!
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    FORD PICTURES0

    The first picture looks like a 7V on right and a WOT 1 or a WOT 3(have the same cabs). The second picture looks like Bedford OY's The third picture looks like WOA 2's. Peter.
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    Loyd TS&C T69261

    Unfortunately I have been busy with other things so not much progress. I popped over to Newark military expo on Sunday with Alastair and court up with a lot of people but was a bit disappointed with what was there and didn't manage to buy anything. I got some more parts off Alistair on the way back and some more measurements including a rear corner upright for the engine cover so I can make a pair. Sunday afternoon I did manage to get the second set of bogie springs out of the molasses and cleaned up and primed and a 3rd set back in. I now have a couple jobs for Alastair to do and some parts to make for another new Loyd project that will go a long way towards paying for the brake cables. Peter.
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    Loyd TS&C T69261

    I have just got my loyd tracked starting and charging back from New Zealand and I am hoping to rebuild with the S&C gear. A lot of work has already been done before I bought it, but still plenty to do. Luckily I am 30minutes from Alastair who knows just about everything about Loyd's and has sorted many of the problems I would have ran into. The Loyd was built by Vivian Loyd & Co and the brake drums are dated 42. I have got a few parts stashed away Including a good flathead V8 as I was told the engine with it is on +60tho cylinders. Peter.
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    Morris C8 Recovered

    Great find. The wheels could be pre/early war type. Peter.
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    Loyd TS&C T69261

    I have finished the second track adjuster tonight also the hole saw turned up so I cut the 2 inspection holes. I am now starting to think about the drivers floor. Peter.
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    Loyd TS&C T69261

    I have cut out 6 inspection covers tonight as I am making 2 extra set's of belly plates. Also started welding the new threaded rod on to the track adjusters, I got the first one done and the second is half welded. Peter.
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    Loyd TS&C T69261

    I have nearly finished the belly plates, I just need a hole saw to cut the 2 inspection holes and I need to make the covers. When I checked the fitment I noticed that the front plates didn't line up, after checking I found the original plates were out by 1/4" so I will leave them. I have also got a set of springs for one suspension unit primed after soaking in molasses. Peter.
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    Lee Enfield No4 Mk1 spares

    Alastair, there is a guy on milweb that specialises in Enfield parts. Look on classifieds. Peter.
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    Loyd TS&C T69261

    I have never done thing's the easy way! I have done some shaping of the plate tonight and it is looking a good fit. Peter.
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    Loyd TS&C T69261

    I have been busy so I have only had chance to grab a hour here and there. I have cut the brake cable guards to size and cleaned and primed some parts. I have continued working on the belly plates, the 2 rear plates are reasonably straight forward with a right angle corner to start marking out from and these are more or less done apart from drilling holes and cutting the slots for the brake cables. The front plates on the other hand are a nightmare, there are no right angle corners and 3 folds across the middle. The patterns are all damaged to some degree and it has taken a lot of time to work out all the measurements and angles. I folded the first plate up tonight and it is looking to be a good shape and size although some folds will need adjusting and it will need a lot of fitting. I am going to make up a second set of plates up for someone so won't fold up the second front plate until I am happy with the first and have used it as a pattern to cut the second set out. Peter.
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    WW1 Peerless lorry restoration

    I have always bort 25L drums as horse feed and mixed it at 8 or 9 parts water to 1 molasses in a 200L barrel and just kept topping it up with water or molasses to replace any losses. All the information on YouTube says it's not toxic and can be tipped down the drain when you have done. There was a clip on YouTube showing a rusty AT gun been dropped in a plastic swimming pool and filled with a tanker. Peter.
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    WW1 Peerless lorry restoration

    I have used molasses for several years with great success on very rusty parts, just leave to soak a couple weeks and scrub with a wire brush under a tap as you said. Often when I have done this original paint has appeared. Don't put any alloy parts in it though as the will dissolve as I found out with my carrier gear leaver with alloy reverse trigger which disappeared. Also keep it coved to stop birds and rodents getting in and drowning as it adds to the smell! Peter.
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    Loyd TS&C T69261

    I have finished the angle irons for the belly plates today and have started working out the measurements and marking out the new plates. I collected a load of parts from the engineer's to day and got the bottom edge of the cable covers folded that I had pressed, these will now need cutting to size. There is a new tie bar for the rear axle. A pair of stiffening bars for the drivers floor, a new pin for the clutch linkage which is the same as the pin's in the brake bar's, I have had the threads for the locking studs taped out of the track adjuster rods and new locking studs made, I will weld new thread on to them and I have had the old bushes fitted to the new tube and a new pin made for the throttle peddle. Peter.
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