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by pat777
Sat Sep 09, 2017 3:37 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: what oil should i use in my seagull?
Replies: 65
Views: 31817

Re: what oil should i use in my seagull?

WP_20170909_03_19_12_Pro.jpg WP_20170909_03_20_39_Pro.jpg WP_20170909_03_21_12_Pro.jpg Light grade engine oil for two strokes Seagull two stroke oil B.P. Super Outboard Motor Oil Castrol TT Duckhams Outboard Oil Esso Aquaglide Finamix Mobilmix TT Shell Outboard Motor Oil Texaco Motor Oil 2T Any oil...
by pat777
Sun Sep 03, 2017 7:14 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: what oil should i use in my seagull?
Replies: 65
Views: 31817

Re: what oil should i use in my seagull?

Thanks Jon,

Good to know what others are using in their gulls.

Link to oil that Jon uses. (with some technical information)

https://www.seaware.co.uk/mp3-sport-2-s ... d-oil.html
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by pat777
Sun Sep 03, 2017 3:18 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: what oil should i use in my seagull?
Replies: 65
Views: 31817

Re: what oil should i use in my seagull?

Good work Jon, about time we go to the bottom of the oil conundrum, it's the one topic on here that there always seems to be so much disagreement on. Which oil brand are you currently using in your seagulls, is it the same brands for all of your gulls including the really old ones? This is the oil t...
by pat777
Sun Sep 03, 2017 1:41 pm
Forum: Help
Topic: Upset century
Replies: 36
Views: 19375

Re: Upset century

Thanks Charles. British Seagull Outboard Motors Manufacturers oil mix recommendations Year of manufacture 1931-1978 (8:1 and 10:1 petrol:oil mix) 30 weight motor oil, SAE 30 modern equivalent. sae 30.jpg Year of manufacture 1978 and after (25:1 petrol:oil mix) TCW3 2 cycle Marine oil tcw3.jpg
by pat777
Sun Sep 03, 2017 12:32 pm
Forum: Help
Topic: Upset century
Replies: 36
Views: 19375

Re: Upset century

I posted this on the previous page, but it may have been missed when page 3 opened. Jon I can't find your new thread. If you can post a link to it please. Thanks Charles, Yes something very similar to SAE 30 but with less modern additives So if not SAE 30, do you know a brand name of the 30 weight o...
by pat777
Sun Sep 03, 2017 12:29 pm
Forum: Help
Topic: Upset century
Replies: 36
Views: 19375

Re: Upset century

Jon I can't find your new thread. If you can post a link to it please.

Thanks Charles,
Yes something very similar to SAE 30 but with less modern additives
So if not SAE 30, do you know a brand name of the 30 weight oil that I could look up please?
by pat777
Sun Sep 03, 2017 11:15 am
Forum: Help
Topic: Upset century
Replies: 36
Views: 19375

Re: Upset century

Charles uk wrote: These powerheads were designed to run a 30 weight engine oil fuel oil mix

All of the pre 25:1 Seagulls had the same bearing clearances from 1931 up to the 25:1 era,
So just for clarity for newbies, when you say a "30 weight engine oil", Is that SAE 30 that you are referring to.
sae 30.jpg
by pat777
Wed Aug 30, 2017 1:45 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: trolley
Replies: 7
Views: 5372

Re: trolley

...Or if you want to make it from scratch and you're handy with a welder, this will give you an idea of the basic shape of construction, the mercury in the picture is a lot heavier than any seagull that you'll be putting on it, so it shows you how simple you can keep it.
outboard trolley 3.jpg
by pat777
Wed Aug 30, 2017 1:34 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: trolley
Replies: 7
Views: 5372

Re: trolley

If you go down the purchasing a hand/sack truck route, here is a simple way to adapt it for mounting the outboard without damaging the hand/sack truck. A few scraps of wood and a few bolts and you're good to go.
outboard trolley 1.JPG
outboard trolley 2.JPG
by pat777
Sun Aug 20, 2017 10:30 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Model 170
Replies: 17
Views: 11454

Re: Model 170

That's allowed! Seen as I went to the trouble of snipping this out and saving it, I may as well continue with posting it for those who have not spotted it in the main photo. Hopefully they will decide to keep it, good to get some more young people interested in Seagulls.
Seagull 170 snipping.JPG
by pat777
Sun Aug 20, 2017 10:23 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Model 170
Replies: 17
Views: 11454

Re: Model 170

It was fitted with a kill switch when it left Seagull! That black button below the 5 in the 125 is the kill switch, & it might require a recoil starter fix. There should be a thin kill switch wire hanging from the CDI base plate, short to stop! If it's missing it's a remove the flywheel job. I thin...
by pat777
Sun Aug 20, 2017 9:40 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Model 170
Replies: 17
Views: 11454

Re: Model 170

Ah well sure seen as it's for a good cause you'll probably get away with looking for a valuation on here. Hopefully someone who knows more about them than me will advise you accordingly. There is a 125 seagull on ebay at the minute starting off at bids of £199, mind you it's been up a few days now w...
by pat777
Sun Aug 20, 2017 8:56 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Model 170
Replies: 17
Views: 11454

Re: Model 170

Martyn Sandbrook's Model 160 inboard "fixed" con rod made from bronze, same power unit as model 170 and 125.

http://www.saving-old-seagulls.co.uk/i_ ... series.htm
model 160 con rod.jpg
model 160 con rod 2.jpg
model 160 con rod 3.jpg
by pat777
Sun Aug 20, 2017 8:48 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Model 170
Replies: 17
Views: 11454

Re: Model 170

Seagull 170.jpg
by pat777
Sun Aug 20, 2017 8:45 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Model 170
Replies: 17
Views: 11454

Re: Model 170

What might it be worth please? Not very helpful I know, but it's worth as much as someone is willing to pay for it! I presume you know about the problems with the con rods on them. http://www.saving-old-seagulls.co.uk/i_d_your_seagull/125_170_series.htm There never seems to be much discussion about...