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Re: Do you know this 1936 AC?
« Reply #15 on: November 28, 2020, 09:25:22 »
Yes. Bang on Gary.

Very desirable car indeed, congratulations!

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Re: Do you know this 1936 AC?
« Reply #16 on: November 28, 2020, 17:23:07 »
Hi Col

Cracking looking car, and nothing wrong with a bit bodily insulation. Mine keeps me warm when down the garage. ;D

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Re: Do you know this 1936 AC?
« Reply #17 on: December 11, 2020, 21:50:48 »
So, work is finished now, just have to wait for the allowance for driving it on the road after this second lockdown...
I must confess I am quite impatient!
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Re: Do you know this 1936 AC?
« Reply #18 on: December 12, 2020, 09:31:46 »
Lovely!

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Re: Do you know this 1936 AC?
« Reply #19 on: December 13, 2020, 00:51:28 »
WOW! What a gorgeous AC!  :-*

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Re: Do you know this 1936 AC?
« Reply #20 on: December 13, 2020, 10:07:56 »
Very nice car, love the boat tail.

Where in the world are you?

Stay safe and enjoy the ride.
Nothing is impossible, but sometimes it takes a different approach. Now anyone got a big hammer?

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Re: Do you know this 1936 AC?
« Reply #21 on: December 13, 2020, 18:26:20 »
Very nice car, love the boat tail.

Where in the world are you?

Stay safe and enjoy the ride.

Thank you GS, I live in the Var, south of France.

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Re: Do you know this 1936 AC?
« Reply #22 on: December 13, 2020, 21:22:08 »
A thing of beauty is a joy forever. And that is what you have.
Well done with the work and enjoy it all you can.

To confirm, a bloater is a fish that puffs up to be quite large. When one has enjoyed too much excess then a man can begin to resemble such a fish.
I might be rough but I’m slow as well.

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Re: Do you know this 1936 AC?
« Reply #23 on: December 23, 2020, 23:19:49 »
I drove the AC for a little tour (about 60 miles) 2 days ago and again today.

It seems quite OK, the engine runs and pulls well and oil pressure is staying at a healthy 60 + psi when hot at about 2000 rpm. This is not surprising to me as all the bearings are brand new and the oil pump was in very good condition.

I adjusted 0.5 mm valves clearances as indicated in the technical book but I feel the timing is a bit noisy.
Could this clearance be slightly reduced (say 0.4 or 0.3 mm) without risk of damage to the valves and seats?

Despite I fitted some new felt, there is a quite serious oil leak at the rear crank seal when engine is running.
Any solution, except disassembling the engine again of course?


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Re: Do you know this 1936 AC?
« Reply #24 on: January 17, 2021, 20:44:03 »
Another little running in trip to the sea side yesterday...

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Re: Do you know this 1936 AC?
« Reply #25 on: January 18, 2021, 06:56:45 »
This picture is a little bit irritating. It seems to me that the two person life in complete different climate zone. Is it photo composition  ???

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Re: Do you know this 1936 AC?
« Reply #26 on: January 18, 2021, 11:39:23 »
..........I'm not really suprised. There are quite a few people here taking a daily dip in sub-zero temperature, and not after a bastu either!
They often cut a hole in the ice with a chain saw.
/Paho

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Re: Do you know this 1936 AC?
« Reply #27 on: January 18, 2021, 18:17:50 »
Oups sorry guys, no photoshop here: you can notice it is really winter as the lady in the background is wearing a one piece bathing suit...  ;)

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Re: Do you know this 1936 AC?
« Reply #28 on: January 18, 2021, 18:27:58 »
Oups sorry guys, no photoshop here: you can notice it is really winter as the lady in the background is wearing a one piece bathing suit...  ;)
::) just another generation. I wear my 4mm wetsuit even in summer.