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by pat777
Sun Jan 14, 2018 9:44 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Unusual serial number
Replies: 8
Views: 6067

Re: Unusual serial number

seagull101 wrote:
Now i know is a mega boring motor with no interest to me, but i couldn't help notice the serial number! Any ideas?????

Jacob
I wonder would Malcolm know anything about it? User name on this very website mjn321.

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by pat777
Fri Oct 13, 2017 9:53 pm
Forum: Help
Topic: high tension lead or...?
Replies: 18
Views: 11615

Re: high tension lead or...?

lump hammer.jpg If you whack a brass nut with a big hammer on a steel thread, then you will just rip through all of the threads on the brass nut because brass is a softer metal than steel. As I said I learned that lesson the hard way! I am calling my bodgered version a "Frankengull." In that case h...
by pat777
Tue Oct 10, 2017 11:28 pm
Forum: Help
Topic: high tension lead or...?
Replies: 18
Views: 11615

Re: high tension lead or...?

My problem is how to remove flywheel that is stuck tight. I know someone should hold flywheel while another whacks craknshaft nut. Tried, but nothing gives. Afraid of harming crankshaft, etc. Could heating flywheel help? Also have a ruined crankcase and crankshaft assembly with breakerless CD ignit...
by pat777
Tue Oct 10, 2017 11:26 pm
Forum: Help
Topic: high tension lead or...?
Replies: 18
Views: 11615

Re: high tension lead or...?

This clip may help you with the flywheel removal. Were you using a lump hammer? You need to give it a good hard square on the nut blow. Make sure the nut you are using is steel and not brass (been there, done that!) Others will probably advise you to use heat, I think plenty of soaking with penetrat...
by pat777
Sun Oct 08, 2017 10:47 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: trolley
Replies: 11
Views: 7497

Re: trolley

Thanks Jacob.
by pat777
Sun Oct 08, 2017 8:34 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: trolley
Replies: 11
Views: 7497

Re: trolley

i didn't know you couldn't change the lead, i just took the top off and pulled the old one out and bought a new one the same length and then did some research it turns out that where the lead goes inside there's a little screw gizmo that the lead screws onto. Thanks Peter, I thought that model had ...
by pat777
Mon Oct 02, 2017 9:23 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Is it Just me?
Replies: 14
Views: 7889

Re: Is it Just me?

@Keith.P I'm assuming that as a regular knowledgeable poster on here that you are fully aware that the "R" usually refers to a a later stamp added for factory Reconditioned. Just posting the link for others less familiar with the engine serial number codes as if you try to look up SJMR0462 you won't...
by pat777
Mon Oct 02, 2017 8:28 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: trolley
Replies: 11
Views: 7497

Re: trolley

This thread was double posted, here is a link to previous discussion on the subject. http://www.saving-old-seagulls.co.uk/phpbb3/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=6324 It came out looking well in the end Peter, Nice to have a one of a kind trolley that you've made yourself. You just need the plastic end caps for ...
by pat777
Mon Sep 25, 2017 9:34 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Gasoline filter
Replies: 2
Views: 3065

Re: Gasoline filter

Not sure if you are talking about putting a filter on the fuel tap? If you are this clip may be of some help.

by pat777
Mon Sep 18, 2017 11:44 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: New member
Replies: 19
Views: 11916

Re: New member

http://www.saving-old-seagulls.co.uk/i_ ... series.htm

Here is a picture from SOS main site, showing century with villiers ignition, with lead held in place with steel wire.
myles friis-smith cp port underside.jpg
by pat777
Mon Sep 18, 2017 11:33 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: New member
Replies: 19
Views: 11916

Re: New member

Keith.P wrote:Would it not have a Villiers ignition, Manufacture Date: 1961 to 1962.
Quite possibly, I didn't look up the engine code before I posted the pictures...

I was just posting the pictures to show the missing "plate", so does the Villiers ignition have a "plate"?
by pat777
Mon Sep 18, 2017 9:19 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: New member
Replies: 19
Views: 11916

Re: New member

Hi all.my newly acquired seagull is a century 100 model,engine No.. LLS 29111.where the ht lead plugs into the stator is a Very Loose fit.he thinks there should be some sort of plate? for the spring on the iead to butt against???. ...but in the mean time if anyone can shed some light on the ht lead...
by pat777
Sun Sep 17, 2017 9:27 pm
Forum: Help
Topic: 170 Fuel Connector Replacement
Replies: 2
Views: 3132

Re: 170 Fuel Connector Replacement

I was always curious where the remote tank connected on the 170, just looked up a clip on YouTube and grabbed a screen shot, for anyone else who is not familiar with the model.
Seagull 170 remote connection.JPG
by pat777
Sun Sep 17, 2017 8:44 pm
Forum: Help
Topic: 170 Fuel Connector Replacement
Replies: 2
Views: 3132

Re: 170 Fuel Connector Replacement

I can't give you an accurate answer, but just to point you in the direction of the main SOS website. http://www.saving-old-seagulls.co.uk/i_d_your_seagull/125_170_series.htm The engine was fitted with an Amal fuel pump and remote tank. (Though the tank connectors did not last and now they are replac...
by pat777
Sat Sep 09, 2017 4:27 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: British Seagull Outboards (YouTube Clips)
Replies: 71
Views: 40368

Re: British Seagull Outboards (YouTube Clips)

Came across this clip on SOS homepage. Dear John Many years ago I decided to make a short film publicly funded by the Queensland Government in Australia. It was based loosely on my relationship with my father and our old seagull outboard motor. We had looked at your site many times together and I al...