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by mechman
Thu Jul 12, 2018 6:52 pm
Forum: Rail Plant Equipment
Topic: Hunslett shunter
Replies: 32
Views: 2127
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Hunslett shunter

Thanks Fred.
I'm going to repair them it might not be exact (or pretty) but as they're not seen I'm not to bothered but they will be functional, also a guy on the railway is ex RAF auto spark ( long story) just found out.
Norm.
by mechman
Thu Jul 12, 2018 6:44 pm
Forum: Dumpers
Topic: Benford TT50 with Petter PH2
Replies: 5
Views: 645
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Benford TT50 with Petter PH2

Leave the cap off for a while if possible and try it.
by mechman
Wed Jul 11, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: Dumpers
Topic: Benford TT50 with Petter PH2
Replies: 5
Views: 645
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Benford TT50 with Petter PH2

Could there be a vacuum in the tank?
by mechman
Wed Jul 04, 2018 11:32 pm
Forum: Rail Plant Equipment
Topic: Hunslett shunter
Replies: 32
Views: 2127
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Hunslett shunter

The man from the dark arts came today and gave up after nearly 2hrs, we really need a wiring diagram. The fault lies from the ign switch to what ever it energises. The wires behind the dash are nearly all yellow and soldered in and from there into conduits it's doing me nut in , anyway onwards to th...
by mechman
Mon Jul 02, 2018 4:36 pm
Forum: Dumpers
Topic: PH2 oil level
Replies: 5
Views: 582
Flag: Great Britain

Re: PH2 oil level

Hi Kevin
My PH2 has 2 marks on the stick, may be yours could be off an oddball, can you put another mark on it?
Norm.
by mechman
Wed Jun 27, 2018 9:38 am
Forum: Rail Plant Equipment
Topic: Hunslett shunter
Replies: 32
Views: 2127
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Hunslett shunter

Had a go at dynamo today (all day ) and accepted defeat, it's going into the hands of a dark artist. Tried flashing the F lead several times, nothing except a flash. the amp meter shows discharge when starting it but no charge when running, also the ignition light doesn't come on at all and the bulb...
by mechman
Wed Jun 27, 2018 1:28 am
Forum: Rail Plant Equipment
Topic: Hunslett shunter
Replies: 32
Views: 2127
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Hunslett shunter

Hi Romney man.
Funny you should mention them as I was given their number today, rang twice answer machine or voicemail left message and no reply as yet.
Norm. :(
by mechman
Mon Jun 25, 2018 10:44 am
Forum: Rail Plant Equipment
Topic: Hunslett shunter
Replies: 32
Views: 2127
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Hunslett shunter

Thanks Fred. The dynamo is off the machine at the moment ( a bit awkward to remove ) It is gear driven so I had to remove it, I was going to try it in a vice with a battery and a couple of leads but held back because I want to get the leads connected to the correct terminals, this isn't my area at a...
by mechman
Sun Jun 24, 2018 5:20 pm
Forum: Rail Plant Equipment
Topic: Hunslett shunter
Replies: 32
Views: 2127
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Hunslett shunter

Karl. There's an amp meter on the dash but it remains at zero, and thanks for the help.
Norm.
edit. If I take a feed from battery plus to dynamo plus, and a feed from battery minus to dynamo minus, should the dynamo spin and would that mean that the dynamo is OK? :?
Norm.
by mechman
Sun Jun 24, 2018 11:09 am
Forum: Rail Plant Equipment
Topic: Hunslett shunter
Replies: 32
Views: 2127
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Hunslett shunter

The dynamo has 3 wirers attached to it, a fat red one and 2 less fat black ones should one of these wires become energised with the ignition on? I need as much ammo as I can before the offending article (or not) goes to the guys who deal in that kind of black art.
Norm. :dizzy: :?

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