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Re: The AWFFR
« Reply #90 on: March 19, 2018, 09:35:07 pm »
Finally managed to get the AWFFR back from the Fentigers who have been very kindly looking after it since the wedding, took a slight detour on the way home via the outskirt of STANTA for a few cheesy pic's  wdesmle
















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Re: The AWFFR
« Reply #91 on: March 20, 2018, 09:05:58 am »
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All the right bits, but not necessarily in the right order.
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Re: The AWFFR
« Reply #92 on: April 05, 2018, 09:13:59 pm »
Taking the AWFFR to its first show of the year this weekend (actually a 40's weekend at Whitwell and Reepham Station) and thought the tools could do with a tidy up this year



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« Reply #93 on: April 06, 2018, 10:33:20 am »
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Re: The AWFFR
« Reply #94 on: April 06, 2018, 09:23:50 pm »
Might see you up there on Sunday.

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Re: The AWFFR
« Reply #95 on: July 02, 2018, 10:07:00 pm »
Took out the AWFFR for Armed Forces Day in Bury st Edmunds and joined up with the volunteers from the RAF Regiment heritage centre and some of their vehicles to help them out with their display  ;D

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 Otter Armoured car from WW2, one of only a handful left

 And the centre's even rarer Rolls Royce Armoured car!
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Re: The AWFFR
« Reply #96 on: December 21, 2018, 03:19:28 pm »
Been a while again  fp back in October the 12v starter motor, thats always been on it ever since Iv owned it, decided to pack up ( I have had it rebuilt before) but I thought it's probably about time I fitted a proper 24v starter motor, doing so I found out something new  :o whilst I have easily changed petrol starters from underneath with no dramas, it turns out that 24v motors are just that bit too big to remove and fit the same way  fp1
In the end I decided to make it easy and take the manifolds off and do it all from about with a clear view etc


Whilst taking the exhaust off the studs to the down pipe snapped off so new studs and brass nuts fitted thanks to Craig at Mansfield's 4x4, along with new bolts and gaskets etc on the manifolds and refitted alone with the heat shield.
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Re: The AWFFR
« Reply #97 on: December 22, 2018, 12:42:07 am »
Nice tidy job that mate  lkebtn

Does it spin over like a really spiny over thingy now  whstle
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Re: The AWFFR
« Reply #98 on: December 22, 2018, 11:19:18 am »
Not as fast as it did with 24v running though the 12v starter but spins over and starts nicely now though  wdesmle
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Re: The AWFFR
« Reply #99 on: April 22, 2019, 07:53:27 pm »
Well my years of searching came to an end just before Easter  wdesmle I finally got hold of the correct ATU (Ariel tuning Unit) for the C13 HF radio set in the back of the AWFFR.



As delivered and unwrapped, pretty much NOS and never used  whoo
 


And fitted in place  wdesmle

I also took the chance to fit an amplifier to enable use of the loud speaker now I had the space freed from removing the incorrect ATU.



When I went to try it all it did was blow the fuse  FRSsml wasn't until the next day when I took a closer look at it and found out why!



I'm lead to believe that the 12v ones are a bit rare! luckily I brought another one with some cables etc a while ago but more more scruffy, hence why I fitted the first one, so when the new fuses arrive I'll be able to test this one.



Today with the weather being so nice I thought it'd be good to give the springs a bit of a work out on some of the local lanes.





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Re: The AWFFR
« Reply #100 on: April 23, 2019, 11:40:19 pm »
Looks great. I do like your radio setup in that

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Re: The AWFFR
« Reply #101 on: April 23, 2019, 11:46:04 pm »
Lookin good Lozzmeister.
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Re: The AWFFR
« Reply #102 on: June 15, 2019, 02:01:11 am »
Hi My son and I are restoring a S2 109 FFW 40 amp and looking for some radio parts for the C13 in particular the top mounting tray which is similar to the C11 but not the C42. We are in NZ but would still be interested if someone has one available.
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