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Offline Milwaukee Midget

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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #6945 on: March 25, 2018, 08:02:11 PM »
Chris;

What size AN fitting might work in your adapter? I have a few very large AN fittings in aluminum and stainless that I'd be happy to donate to The Cause.

Regards, Neil  Tucson, AZ

Neil, THANK YOU!

Let's see how the plumbing comes together. 

Mark also has a small raftload of AN fittings and hoses that he wants to get out of his garage.

They're stacked up on his fly tying bench - and he's looking to clear that off for more important endeavors than maintaining Midget records.

Actually, I've never been fly fishing.  I'm familiar with a great spot for trout in Allamakee County, up by McGregor, Iowa.

But I'm just trying to figure out what bait works best for flies, and why you simply wouldn't taxidermy them, instead of tying them.

Meah . . . as long as there's beer in it.  :cheers:
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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #6946 on: March 26, 2018, 12:12:04 PM »
Chris, I think if you tie them they stay alive longer than taxidermy.... for what ever reason...  :|
Beer should always be involved :cheers:
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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #6947 on: March 26, 2018, 01:00:11 PM »
I think they (the flies) only wear ties on special occasions (Sunday go to meeting?)
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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #6948 on: March 26, 2018, 01:34:41 PM »
I always thought that it was a very specific and particularly twisted perversion myself.
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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #6949 on: March 27, 2018, 05:56:00 AM »
midget,

Whilst pondering my next choice of craft brew to obsess over, the thought "popped" into my head about making the adjustable pressure relief valve.

Do you still have the original oil pump assembly from the engine?     Might be able to machine that PRV plug, into an adjuster for the new pump.


Please, please, please, DO NOT, tell me you have "binned" it. 


If you have already binned it:

A/   DO NOT pass Go,
2/   DO NOT collect $200.00
d/   Move, immediately, to Australia . . . . . . .

No slight intended to Australians, it would just be YOUR turn to put up with him . . . . . . in YOUR hemisphere!


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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #6950 on: March 27, 2018, 06:11:52 AM »
Minor Update . . . . .

Cam drive, crank trigger wheel  . . . . .  PORN!

Spent a bit of time Monday slapping some more bits onto the mockup with the goal of finishing a couple of other "small" projects . . . . . .  :roll:   

Took a batch of photos (Did I say porn?  Well, PORN for racers anyway . . . . .)  to provide an idea of how much space is required at the front of the engine.
Since you were talking about "trimming off" part of the timing belt guard, on the oil pump, to gain some room, have a gander at these photos.

The trigger wheel is larger in diameter than the belt guard, seems like a wank . . . . .  even with a smaller diameter trigger wheel . . . . . .
















Peruse, and respond . . . .

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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #6951 on: March 27, 2018, 06:17:56 AM »
midget,

Since I was placing an order with McMaster/Carr this AM,  I added some new 6mm flange bolts to the order.    So I can: BOLT STUFF TOGETHER.

I'm not even going to ask you to scrounge through your "parts dungeon", er, "spares locker" to find the originals . . . . . .

10.9, black phosphate, just like the 8mm ones you sent down.

 :cheers:
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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #6952 on: March 27, 2018, 08:43:04 AM »
Clearer versions of these pictures can be seen on page 433, # 6485 and # 6493 . . .

blockoriginal by Chris Conrad, on Flickr

Blocksetback by Chris Conrad, on Flickr

The lower crossmember is going to be replaced, and the back of it will run parallel with the back edge of the rack support bar.

So it appears as though the timing wheel position will work as you have it.

Mark - get me that McMaster bill - I don't want to leave you short of beer money.   :cheers:

« Last Edit: March 27, 2018, 09:11:11 AM by Milwaukee Midget »
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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #6953 on: March 27, 2018, 08:49:23 AM »
Please, please, please, DO NOT, tell me you have "binned" it.
If you have already binned it:

A/   DO NOT pass Go,
2/   DO NOT collect $200.00
d/   Move, immediately, to Australia . . . . . . .


It's probably in the old Samsonite I pitched out with my expired passport.

If I have it, it's not readily at hand.  I wanted it for precisely this reason, and went through the shelves last Thursday looking for it before I came down.

« Last Edit: March 27, 2018, 09:05:32 AM by Milwaukee Midget »
"Problems are almost always a sign of progress."  Harold Bettes
Well, I guess we're making a LOT of progress . . .  :roll:

We are NOT rebuilding . . . We are reloading.

GOD SAVE MG - The Queen can take care of herself!

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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #6954 on: March 28, 2018, 06:53:33 AM »
If you need a part best found somewhere in UK, sing up.

We did export K 4-cyl cars to Australia (and NZ) but that's a bit far to go for half an oil pump, surely.
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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #6955 on: March 28, 2018, 02:01:10 PM »
oh, and belt covers are good when there's airborne dirt and small hard pieces; you don't want a stone under the belt, I can tell you from previous experience.

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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #6956 on: March 28, 2018, 06:19:09 PM »
If you need a part best found somewhere in UK, sing up.
 

I appreciate that - a lot.

I think I've got everything out of GB that I'm going to need.

But it was 2014 that I started tearing this thing down, and I'm still trying to think as to how to remember where I put the notes that I wrote to remind me where I was putting the stuff I seem to have misplaced - but maybe it's all here . . . although I can't find the notes . . . or the stuff . . .
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GOD SAVE MG - The Queen can take care of herself!

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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #6957 on: March 28, 2018, 06:53:34 PM »
Found it -

oldoilpump by Chris Conrad, on Flickr

Don't ask . . .
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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #6958 on: March 28, 2018, 08:56:50 PM »
Found it -

oldoilpump by Chris Conrad, on Flickr

Don't ask . . .

Ausgezeichnet!

Bring/send da 'hole ting! !

Prost!  Prost!  Prost!
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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #6959 on: March 28, 2018, 09:17:30 PM »
Pošlu to ve čtvrtek, komandére.
"Problems are almost always a sign of progress."  Harold Bettes
Well, I guess we're making a LOT of progress . . .  :roll:

We are NOT rebuilding . . . We are reloading.

GOD SAVE MG - The Queen can take care of herself!