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by lakeviewlad
Tue Apr 08, 2014 8:36 pm
Forum: Other Old Outboards (Non-Seagulls)
Topic: Fuel Efficient Green Motor
Replies: 7
Views: 5067

Re: Fuel Efficient Green Motor

You will surely be Popeye the Sailorman when ye wind that across the channel! :lol:
by lakeviewlad
Tue Apr 08, 2014 12:12 pm
Forum: Other Old Outboards (Non-Seagulls)
Topic: Fuel Efficient Green Motor
Replies: 7
Views: 5067

Re: Fuel Efficient Green Motor

How would it perform on beer and nuts? :lol: :lol:
by lakeviewlad
Mon Apr 07, 2014 9:13 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Special precautions running in new piston/ piston rings
Replies: 19
Views: 10947

Re: Special precautions running in new piston/ piston rings

Hello Pat, What age are your motors? If ye run them on proper mixture avoiding full revs then they should be fine providing the cooling system is working ok. The British Seagull is hardly a Bristol Hercules....haha! :lol: I'm near Upper Lough Erne,where are you? I have some interesting motors in my ...
by lakeviewlad
Sat Mar 22, 2014 6:02 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Beach-combing
Replies: 6
Views: 4448

Re: Beach-combing

The candle was still alight... :lol:
by lakeviewlad
Sat Jan 11, 2014 5:45 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: see on my local Ebay (FRANCE)
Replies: 21
Views: 14900

Re: see on my local Ebay (FRANCE)

I have a storm boat motor,post war they were known as Big Four. VERY HEAVY!! :cry: They sound fantastic when running though :D Sadly most end up as "shed ornaments" and are approached with curiosity by the uninitiated :shock:
by lakeviewlad
Sat Jan 11, 2014 11:16 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: SD4164L3
Replies: 28
Views: 11114

Re: SD4164L3

Well done,she looks like new. Some day I will restore my SD... :oops:
by lakeviewlad
Sun Dec 29, 2013 4:02 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: 4 stroke outboards
Replies: 15
Views: 8973

Re: 4 stroke outboards

Tohatsu or Yamaha.It's about as simple as that. :) A mate has a Yamaha 9.9 4 stroke for YEEEEEEERS...Always starts and NEVER gave the slightest bother. :D
by lakeviewlad
Sat Dec 28, 2013 3:42 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: motors
Replies: 3
Views: 3046

Re: motors

None of them... :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
by lakeviewlad
Fri Dec 20, 2013 7:21 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Winter projects
Replies: 2
Views: 2749

Re: Winter projects

Good show! The brit bikes are all mobile oil slicks... :lol: I had an ex-WD BSA M20 a few years back,great fun but the novelty wore off after a while.The sump had to be drained if it sat for any more than a week! :roll: Wish I still had it though... :cry: Good luck with the work,I know the parts are...
by lakeviewlad
Thu Dec 19, 2013 11:30 am
Forum: Boats Suitable For Seagulls
Topic: Finally found a little Clinker
Replies: 19
Views: 17334

Re: Finally found a little Clinker

Nice one! Sound looking wee boat,will look fantastic with a Seagull attached. :) Perhaps it was built in your locality,that would be a bonus. :)
by lakeviewlad
Sat Dec 14, 2013 11:44 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: On Ebay. Grab It!
Replies: 32
Views: 14494

Re: On Ebay. Grab It!

Ooh,didn't it do well... :D I hope the new owner is "one of us" so we can all share in the unfolding saga of the T-S-D... :)
by lakeviewlad
Sat Dec 14, 2013 11:31 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: HS2...who agrees with it?
Replies: 5
Views: 4054

HS2...who agrees with it?

I realise this could be a controversial issue but WTF? :o Have the Gov gone crazy? England is on her knees and come the springtime it will look like Terminal 4 at Heathrow... :( I am Irish born but lived and worked in England for almost 12 years and absolutely loved the place and the people,and I am...
by lakeviewlad
Sat Dec 14, 2013 11:16 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Holden to leave Austrailia...
Replies: 22
Views: 13005

Re: Holden to leave Austrailia...

Hmm,HOMO chariots...? Should that be interpreted as "MAN" chariot or "Ooh you are awful..." chariot? :?
by lakeviewlad
Fri Dec 13, 2013 6:16 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Holden to leave Austrailia...
Replies: 22
Views: 13005

Re: Holden to leave Austrailia...

Look what I've started! :o We could start a political party here and sort the world out... :roll:
by lakeviewlad
Fri Dec 13, 2013 11:17 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Holden to leave Austrailia...
Replies: 22
Views: 13005

Re: Holden to leave Austrailia...

I'm surprised by the reaction of some... :o As for Land Rover? Hmm,I have driven Series landies from teenage years AND I owned 2 myself. They are what they are..."The British Empire in 4WD" simple as that. They leak oil,water,fuel and brake fluid(Brakes?),they stick in gear,they stick in fwd,they ha...