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by Doc
23 Jul 2009, 06:49
Forum: Main Room
Topic: Hull ID
Replies: 6
Views: 3165

Re: Hull ID

Darren, Was this photo taken were i think it was, if so that boat in the back ground looks like junk! The so called Lewis i imagine has rocket launchers in those wings.I would say its a good Dubuy, you might go over your luggage weight bringing it home. Doc. [ hope i'm on the right track ]
by Doc
22 Jul 2009, 08:58
Forum: Restoration Help and Advice
Topic: Dog clutches
Replies: 21
Views: 7303

Re: Dog clutches

Using a soft clutch will need a flywheel which runs the starter motor. Soft clutch more suited for V-Drives and Z-Drives , motor is mounted level. We are still taking about a Ford side valve?
by Doc
22 Jul 2009, 05:49
Forum: Restoration Help and Advice
Topic: Dog clutches
Replies: 21
Views: 7303

Re: Dog clutches

Hi Peter, They say if the revs are low enough it shouldn't be a problem engaging. The coupling slides on a spline , three lugs at each end marry up. These are machined sq. edge, so i suppose if you hear any crunching while engaging revs may be to high or chance of damaging coupling lugs. Cheers Doc.
by Doc
21 Jul 2009, 12:03
Forum: Restoration Help and Advice
Topic: Dog clutches
Replies: 21
Views: 7303

Re: Dog clutches

Hi Peter, Your motor needs to sit as low as it can, coming from your flywheel you would need a Z-Drive. A dog clutch is only a warm up clutch, ignition turned off - engaged - restart. And moreless the same when stopping. You would need a extra 6"in lenght to move the motor forward. Motor would ...

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