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Offline Doc

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Mini Hog
« on: March 16, 2019, 05:56:55 PM »
Don't know if anyone followed along on my build here but it is some what competed. And posted on my youtube channel.

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Re: Mini Hog
« Reply #1 on: March 16, 2019, 08:22:21 PM »
I always enjoy your builds Doc.  She definitely idles nicely.

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Re: Mini Hog
« Reply #2 on: March 16, 2019, 08:36:07 PM »
Hello Doc,

Another really beautiful engine and wonderful sound.

Have a great day,
Thomas

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Re: Mini Hog
« Reply #3 on: March 16, 2019, 08:54:31 PM »
Hi Doc
I have been following you from start of the project. Great build. Seeing forward to your next project ;)

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Re: Mini Hog
« Reply #4 on: March 17, 2019, 01:34:45 AM »
It runs as good as it looks Doc. Very nice engine!!

Bill

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Re: Mini Hog
« Reply #5 on: March 17, 2019, 01:51:43 AM »
Real nice Doc she looks and runs great..... :ThumbsUp:


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Re: Mini Hog
« Reply #6 on: March 18, 2019, 12:55:33 AM »
Thanks guys!!

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Re: Mini Hog
« Reply #7 on: March 18, 2019, 03:31:49 PM »
  Well I think I will start on a model T coil and see if I have any luck getting it to work next. It's not an engine but it is engine related. I'm sure I'll post some videos along the way.
   Well I'll start on that if I can quit playing with the Mini Hog.LOL

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Re: Mini Hog
« Reply #8 on: March 25, 2019, 01:24:01 AM »
Here are some pictures for those that don't like videos. It has aluminum cylinder with cast iron rings and a duel ignition. I made new plugs I was not happy with the first ones I made. They seemed a little long so the new ones are 1/4 inch shorter.

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Re: Mini Hog
« Reply #9 on: March 25, 2019, 01:37:43 AM »
They do look a little longer than a normal plug but other than that, pretty nice.
Do not be like the cat who wanted a fish but was afraid to get his paws wet.

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Re: Mini Hog
« Reply #10 on: March 25, 2019, 03:20:06 AM »
Thanks Steve.

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Re: Mini Hog
« Reply #11 on: March 25, 2019, 11:23:37 AM »
Hi Doc,

That is a very neat looking engine, and one to be proud of.  Always great to achieve completion with a running engine.

I have been following the words and pictures but often do not have enough internet for the videos.  It has been a most interesting project.

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Re: Mini Hog
« Reply #12 on: March 26, 2019, 02:13:08 AM »
They do look a little longer than a normal plug but other than that, pretty nice.
They may look ok but hven't gotten them to hold up. The Corian is not holding up to the heat this engine puts out. Going to try some other material and see what I can come up with. The 2 original plugs actually held up the best. These new ones I made only  hold up abot 2 to 3 minuts and give up as the corian burns away.

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Re: Mini Hog
« Reply #13 on: October 12, 2019, 06:40:45 PM »
   Well I spent the morning trying to find where a lower end knock was coming from. (I had tore it down to powder coat some of the parts) I kept thinking it was end play in the crank and was trying different things to get it to run without the knock. No success, I was almost reading to give up and tear it down again. Then I thought it does sound like the crank hitting a screw hmmmm. I took the 3 screws out of the bushing carrier and there it was. One of the screws was just a tad long and yes the crank was smacking it. Wheew that was a battle.
  I also was having issues with my ignition system but after raising the resistance to the coil it seems to be fine. Still need to build a decent box or stand for plus better exhaust pipes.

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Re: Mini Hog
« Reply #14 on: October 15, 2019, 03:36:21 AM »
What I was up to today.