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by robroan
Sat Jan 06, 2018 7:43 am
Forum: Pre-War
Topic: 1928 Singer Senior rebuild and Hello !
Replies: 16
Views: 180

Re: 1928 Singer Senior rebuild and Hello !

We keep chipping away at various bits, had a bit of luck with the radiator cover as it turns out its brass and it not too shabby a condition. I acquired a little 10 tonne bearing press and a small shot blast cabinet last year, they are really turning out to be very useful. The spring bolts are nearl...
by robroan
Sat Jan 06, 2018 7:23 am
Forum: Pre-War
Topic: New Project
Replies: 59
Views: 820

Re: New Project

Hello Colin,
Your progress astounds me yet again ! I can certainly understand you wanting to get this stabilised..
It's a lovely coincidence we have these great projects on within 20 miles of each other, its a great motivator.
As I said will do all we can to help, thanks for showing us around.
by robroan
Mon Dec 18, 2017 8:07 am
Forum: Pre-War
Topic: 1928 Singer Senior rebuild and Hello !
Replies: 16
Views: 180

Re: 1928 Singer Senior rebuild and Hello !

No problem Phil, I struggle with a lot of this myself !
by robroan
Sun Dec 17, 2017 10:59 am
Forum: Pre-War
Topic: 1928 Singer Senior rebuild and Hello !
Replies: 16
Views: 180

Re: 1928 Singer Senior rebuild and Hello !

Thanks Phil,

She looks great ! Couldn't get the link to work, I'd like to see it sometime if you could check the posting ?

Cheers
by robroan
Sat Dec 16, 2017 2:30 pm
Forum: Pre-War
Topic: 1928 Singer Senior rebuild and Hello !
Replies: 16
Views: 180

Re: 1928 Singer Senior rebuild and Hello !

Thank you all for the words of wisdom & encouragement, I learnt many years ago that 'wear begets wear' so we have elected to remanufacter all the critical parts with suitable steel of a known and certifiable quality. They will look to all intents and purposes as the originals. Some parts have fa...
by robroan
Thu Dec 14, 2017 10:27 pm
Forum: Pre-War
Topic: 1928 Singer Senior rebuild and Hello !
Replies: 16
Views: 180

Re: 1928 Singer Senior rebuild and Hello !

Thanks guys, lots to do and parts to source but will press on, going through all the spring bushings at present, lots of wear but I suppose the roads back in the 30s were quite bumpy !
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Bit of paint works wonders !
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New bronze bush, beautiful turning by Jim
by robroan
Sat Dec 09, 2017 11:26 pm
Forum: Pre-War
Topic: 1928 Singer Senior rebuild and Hello !
Replies: 16
Views: 180

Re: 1928 Singer Senior rebuild and Hello !

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I sometimes weld a donor bolt to damaged studs if struggling to drill out, the heat from the tig weld helps release old threads
by robroan
Sat Dec 09, 2017 11:19 pm
Forum: Pre-War
Topic: 1928 Singer Senior rebuild and Hello !
Replies: 16
Views: 180

Re: 1928 Singer Senior rebuild and Hello !

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Chassis blasted and black
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Bit of wear
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Lilac & Mauve, discuss !
by robroan
Sat Dec 09, 2017 11:14 pm
Forum: Pre-War
Topic: 1928 Singer Senior rebuild and Hello !
Replies: 16
Views: 180

1928 Singer Senior rebuild and Hello !

Hi there ! I have just acquired the chassis of this 1928 Singer Senior Saloon and a donor body that was incorrectly grafted to a Singer Tourer, Incredibly lucky to have this opportunity and will share progress. I live about 5 minutes from my great friend and mentor Colin Borley and 40 minutes away f...
by robroan
Sat Dec 09, 2017 9:35 pm
Forum: Pre-War
Topic: New Project
Replies: 59
Views: 820

Re: New Project

Hello Colin

I haven't been on here for a bit, great to see how the six is cleaning up, looking forward to nippin over soon !
I will introduce myself and start another thread on my project too, all very exciting !

Rob

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