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by 1650bullet
Thu Jun 21, 2012 12:06 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: New member - About restoration
Replies: 61
Views: 27605

Re: New member - About restoration

Thanks for the info! Luckily today I found out that one guy in a workshop near me can do it with argon. It must be TIG process. I will ask about corrosion before welding. Stelios. Get it tig-Argon welded. It will be a lot stronger than patching it up. You must realise there is a lot of vibration in...
by 1650bullet
Thu Jun 21, 2012 10:22 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Australian Seagull
Replies: 57
Views: 23851

Re: Australian Seagull

Took the wife and 2 boys up to see chris and his wife julie today. Chris helped me out with a heap of parts to have the little gull running properly, Thanks again chris. The motor is on the stand, and ready to start up tommorrow for a test run. All of the seagull stuff was just to much to handle for...
by 1650bullet
Sun Jun 17, 2012 10:23 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Australian Seagull
Replies: 57
Views: 23851

Re: Australian Seagull

Charles uk wrote:That stainless pin is only there to stop the motor jumping out, other than that it is doing nothing, so leave it alone.

Isn't 85 / 140 a multigrade not a straight 140 as specified.
So all that wear is just normal is it :?: :? If thats just normal, I will just laeve it be then, Thanks Charles :)
by 1650bullet
Sun Jun 17, 2012 10:12 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Australian Seagull
Replies: 57
Views: 23851

Re: Australian Seagull

I have just noticed a heap of wear in where the stainless pin goes threw the tramson clamp and pivot hinge.(See my Finger) I was thinking of removing the stainless pin, Drill a hole threw each end of the brass transom mount and threw to the inner pivot. and fit some stainless steel bolts, This would...
by 1650bullet
Sun Jun 17, 2012 9:54 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Australian Seagull
Replies: 57
Views: 23851

Re: Australian Seagull

I brought a 1 ltr bottle of the nulon 85w-140 from supercheap, Its the non limited slip diff oil, so it does not have any friction modifiers in it, I did see a 500ml bottle of nulon outboard gearcase oil with a squirter nozzle on it that would of been ok to use in a seagull. But it was cheaper to bu...
by 1650bullet
Thu Jun 14, 2012 9:35 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Australian Seagull
Replies: 57
Views: 23851

Re: Australian Seagull

Thanks again bychance. The ring seal that your talking about." Is that the part that slides over the prop shaft, and fits between the gearcase housing, and that part thats secured by a shear pin were the prop sits against, i just took it out because of all the fishing line that was like a birds nest...
by 1650bullet
Thu Jun 14, 2012 8:22 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Australian Seagull
Replies: 57
Views: 23851

Re: Australian Seagull

Thanks bychance". I will keep posting up on this thread as i go along with this little adventure. I had a look on the Id setion and seen what you said. Didnt think it was a 3hp engine. Anyway these are the parts that i need to have it running good. I will make the purchase of the forum here. Prop sp...
by 1650bullet
Thu Jun 14, 2012 5:01 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Australian Seagull
Replies: 57
Views: 23851

Re: Australian Seagull

I live in Brisbane Qld. My uncle has the original crate that it came in, As for parts, Where is a good place to get them, Is there anything here in australia, or do i order from the online store.
by 1650bullet
Thu Jun 14, 2012 1:57 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Australian Seagull
Replies: 57
Views: 23851

Australian Seagull

Hello all" I was given an old seagull and have posted up some pics of it. Could anyone tell me what model and Hp it is please.I have had it running, but there was no water flowing out of the tell tale beneath the cyl head. My goal is to get all the needed parts to have it running good, and then to s...