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by Still trying
Thu Jul 14, 2016 11:14 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Cleaning the Garage
Replies: 21
Views: 10971

Re: Cleaning the Garage

Hi M, great find in really good condition for its age I have one the same year and am in the process of restoring hopefully to the condition of what you have found in your shed. I paid $150 AUS for mine but looks very neglected. You can see in the pic, the chrome is shot, cable up the creek and fuel...
by Still trying
Mon Jul 04, 2016 11:17 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Early Australian Distributors.
Replies: 114
Views: 55865

Re: Early Australian Distributors.

Hi this is the tank on my 1956 SJP 3462
20160704_200556 (2).jpg tank.jpg
Was this a sole QLD AUS distributer of seagulls or oils? Remember I'm fairly new to the seagull.
Cheers Bob
by Still trying
Sun Jul 03, 2016 5:17 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: 100 Century gearbox swap
Replies: 5
Views: 3452

Re: 100 Century gearbox swap

Hi and thanks for the replies. looked at the direct drive gearbox I'm waiting for parts to rebuild and saw the thrust washer behind the crown wheel and measured its thickness which was 2.14 mm and thought oh well I'll take the end cap off the SJP gearbox and see what the difference is, BIG DIFERENCE...
by Still trying
Sat Jul 02, 2016 6:09 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: 100 Century gearbox swap
Replies: 5
Views: 3452

100 Century gearbox swap

Hi all wondering if you could help me with my gearbox swap on a century 100. Need to rebuild box and have ordered parts from John (SOS) but got a bit impatient the other day and put the gearbox from my SJP on it for its maiden run on the tinny. Any way, the SJP gearbox is nice and tight and does not...
by Still trying
Fri May 13, 2016 10:48 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: 100 Century Gearbox Problem
Replies: 16
Views: 8528

Re: 100 Century Gearbox Problem

Hi and thanks for the feedback on the gearbox issue. In the attached photo you can see the almighty gap between shaft and bush and the flogged out teeth on the gear, she's had it. I'll persevere with it till I get it out but then what? Thanks to headdownarseup » for the info about replacement parts ...
by Still trying
Thu May 12, 2016 11:36 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: 100 Century Gearbox Problem
Replies: 16
Views: 8528

100 Century Gearbox Problem

Hi I am having trouble trying to remove the drive spline shaft and bush from my century 100 gearbox. Can any body tell me the correct way to do it. I've used heat and a drift and lots of effort and gave it a rest tried again lots heat and a drift and effort again and so on but it wont budge. Any adv...
by Still trying
Fri May 06, 2016 8:42 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Buying Price of SJP/SJM motors
Replies: 9
Views: 5275

Re: Buying Price of SJP/SJM motors

Overheard a couple of old locals at the boat ramp the other morning while launching the boat, one to the other “Have you sold off those old motors(name)” reply, “yes wouldn’t believe it I got $900 for the Seagull, hah, they’re only worth a couple of hundred (laugh) reply “good on you mate”. If he wa...
by Still trying
Thu May 05, 2016 11:47 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: New to forum
Replies: 11
Views: 5577

Re: New to forum

Whoops electric wasn't in that last post( wrong photo ) This is the 1956 model ( found out thanks to SOS) SJP 40 + only had it for 2 weeks. Have run it in a tank pumps water and leaks heaps of fuel from a dodgy fuel tap but I can live with that for now. Hope to get a chance to put it on the tinny th...
by Still trying
Thu May 05, 2016 10:05 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: New to forum
Replies: 11
Views: 5577

Re: New to forum

Your a champion! Thanks for the tech advice I think my computer is steam powered as every thing takes so long to happen. First pic is the 1958 100 minus the box and the 1977 40 Plus that I use regularly and the electric I use on the kayak cause I'm to lazy to paddle but we won't talk about that. If ...
by Still trying
Wed May 04, 2016 10:49 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: New to forum
Replies: 11
Views: 5577

Re: New to forum

Yes that's what I'm doing it's obviously wrong can you tell me the right procedure please.
cheers
by Still trying
Wed May 04, 2016 9:48 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: New to forum
Replies: 11
Views: 5577

Re: New to forum

This is another attempt to post photos. :oops:
20160502_122534.jpg Seagull.jpg
20160502_122534.jpg Seagull.jpg
hope this works
cheers
by Still trying
Tue May 03, 2016 9:26 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: New to forum
Replies: 11
Views: 5577

Re: New to forum

Hi and thankyou it's great to get replies and feedback after my first post. Thankyou Oyster for the info on the 102 box (never would have known. Hi Garry and thanks for the welcome. Ausobob I'll send you info on the SJP for your records.
cheers AND THANKS.
by Still trying
Mon May 02, 2016 5:29 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: New to forum
Replies: 11
Views: 5577

New to forum

Hi all, came across the forum for the first time yesterday and had to join so much good information and laughter shared. Have got 2 x 40 plus 56 model and 77 model both running well had the 77 model for a couple of years and use it regularly. Picked up the 1956 40 plus and a 1958 100 century a coupl...