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by Garrycol
Fri Oct 12, 2012 1:24 am
Forum: Haflinger engine and driveline
Topic: Unleaded Fuel
Replies: 5
Views: 2554
Australia

Re: Unleaded Fuel

I am having my Hafy rebuilt with new rings and BMW valves. I would assume that if the valves are stalite and made for unleded gas I should be fine. Stock valves on the otherhand should probably have the additive added. It is not the valves that are the problem - it is the material that the valve se...
by Garrycol
Fri Oct 12, 2012 1:22 am
Forum: Haflinger engine and driveline
Topic: Unleaded Fuel
Replies: 5
Views: 2554
Australia

Re: Unleaded Fuel

Of course most engines designed in the 50s and 60s were designed to have lead in them but when unleaded came in the general rule of thumb was that if the engine had alloy heads they could run on unleaded as alloy was too soft for valve seats so hardened valved were used as standard whereas cast stee...
by Garrycol
Thu Oct 11, 2012 7:29 am
Forum: Haflinger engine and driveline
Topic: Unleaded Fuel
Replies: 5
Views: 2554
Australia

Re: Unleaded Fuel

Bump on this thread.

Sorry for resurrecting an old thread but this is what came up in search.

I also have just bought a Haflinger and would like to know if it is OK on straight unleaded fuel or do I need to add upper cylinder lubricant.

Thanks

Garry
by Garrycol
Sun Oct 07, 2012 7:08 pm
Forum: Haflinger engine and driveline
Topic: New Member - Canberra Australia
Replies: 11
Views: 3602
Australia

Re: New Member - Canberra Australia

Thanks Constantin for you comments and link. I don't know anyone else in Canberra with a Haffie - sent a message to one and waiting for a reply. Now i know that there is also an ex mil one here too I will try and track that down as well - I am the Treasurer of the only local military equipment colle...
by Garrycol
Sun Oct 07, 2012 6:58 pm
Forum: Haflinger engine and driveline
Topic: New Member - Canberra Australia
Replies: 11
Views: 3602
Australia

Re: New Member - Canberra Australia

Did you get to the Land Rover 50th at Cooma some years ago? ....heaps of 101's there. This is my mates 101. http://members.westnet.com.au/profpinz/images/friends_vehicles/others/rgenn.htm I know a guy who was rebuilding a Haffy who lived at Captains Flat just outside Canberra but he recently sold t...
by Garrycol
Sun Oct 07, 2012 3:24 am
Forum: Haflinger engine and driveline
Topic: New Member - Canberra Australia
Replies: 11
Views: 3602
Australia

Re: New Member - Canberra Australia

Some pics of my little truck and one of my big truck (better than a Pinz) Ohh them's fighting words ...... We have a number of 101's in the Club (LROCV) and I'm often "debating" this question, but while I admit the V8 is nice, you still can't beat three diff locks :D You are correct of course that ...
by Garrycol
Sun Oct 07, 2012 2:03 am
Forum: Haflinger engine and driveline
Topic: New Member - Canberra Australia
Replies: 11
Views: 3602
Australia

Re: New Member - Canberra Australia

Thanks Jim - yes looking forward to getting it on the road as I live close enough to some wilderness areas to be able to drive there on the road (20km) and spend a day or two four wheel driving. The engine is fitted with a 123\Fiat-Plus electronic ignition system specifically . It also looks like th...
by Garrycol
Sat Oct 06, 2012 9:58 pm
Forum: Haflinger engine and driveline
Topic: New Member - Canberra Australia
Replies: 11
Views: 3602
Australia

New Member - Canberra Australia

Hi my name is Garry Collins, I live in Canberra Australia and I have just purchased a 73 swb civilian Haflinger. It is in near usable condition engine starts and runs well, drives Ok, brakes OK but the bottom of the front drivers side (Right hand drive) portal leaks really bad when being driven so t...