Oil Field Engines
[Home] - [HELP] - [Forums] - [Library] - [Photo Gallery] - [Groups] - [Classified Ads] - [Subscribe] - [Links] - [Books] - [Sponsors] -

Go Back   SmokStak > SmokStak® Antique Engine Community > Oil Field Engines
Forgot Password? Join Us!

Notices

Oil Field Engines A gathering place for OFES members otherwise known as "Oafs". Basically, if you like "BIG OLD GREASY RUSTY OIL FIELD ENGINES, you're in the right place. Founded by Russell Farmer.

Oil Field Engines

Project Thread: 20HP Reid Engine


this thread has 25 replies and has been viewed 2387 times

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #21  
Old 12-27-2016, 11:14:50 PM
hitnmis Alex's Avatar
hitnmis Alex hitnmis Alex is offline
Subscriber
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Lockridge, Iowa, USA
Posts: 230
Thanks: 308
Thanked 446 Times in 104 Posts
Default Re: Project Thread: 20HP Reid Engine

Here is my 20HP Reid. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nnmnE14mWSs
__________________
If it aint hittin its missin!!!!
Reply With Quote
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to hitnmis Alex For This Post:
Sponsored Links
  #22  
Old 12-29-2016, 09:42:12 AM
StrikeForce StrikeForce is offline
Registered-I
 
Join Date: Oct 2014
Location: Kempton, Pennsylvania
Posts: 94
Thanks: 62
Thanked 54 Times in 22 Posts
Default Re: Project Thread: 20HP Reid Engine

Quote:
Originally Posted by hitnmis Alex View Post
That's exactly what we're shooting for here! If I get it looking or running anything like that, I'll be tickled pink. That's a nice runner you have there.
Reply With Quote
  #23  
Old 03-05-2017, 06:02:40 PM
StrikeForce StrikeForce is offline
Registered-I
 
Join Date: Oct 2014
Location: Kempton, Pennsylvania
Posts: 94
Thanks: 62
Thanked 54 Times in 22 Posts
Default Re: Project Thread: 20HP Reid Engine

Its been a real slow winter here project wise. While I am traveling, I am making plans around the piston so once I'm home again I can hit it hard.

I have an inquiry into Niagara Piston to see what options I have for piston rings.

Second part is that I need to remove the wrist pin on the main piston to get the connecting rod out and separated. I want to check all of the bearings and such. Before I get too deep into this, can anyone confirm if the wrist pin is set to only go one direction? I remember by Myrick was and I am thinking this one may be as well? Appreciate any thoughts on this as the last thing I want to do is damage the piston at this point of the project.
Reply With Quote
  #24  
Old 03-06-2017, 11:04:35 PM
W.P.Klein W.P.Klein is offline
Sponsor
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Sandy Lake, Pennsylvania
Posts: 532
Thanks: 259
Thanked 1,567 Times in 205 Posts
Default Re: Project Thread: 20HP Reid Engine

Yes, I think you will find the wrist pin is directional. Bill Klein
Reply With Quote
  #25  
Old 03-07-2017, 11:05:54 PM
StrikeForce StrikeForce is offline
Registered-I
 
Join Date: Oct 2014
Location: Kempton, Pennsylvania
Posts: 94
Thanks: 62
Thanked 54 Times in 22 Posts
Default Re: Project Thread: 20HP Reid Engine

Quote:
Originally Posted by W.P.Klein View Post
Yes, I think you will find the wrist pin is directional. Bill Klein
Bill, I am thinking the side with the notch (right side if I am correct) would be the small side? This is also the side with the locking screw that has the countersunk notch for locking it in.
Reply With Quote
  #26  
Old 03-10-2017, 09:34:13 PM
W.P.Klein W.P.Klein is offline
Sponsor
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Sandy Lake, Pennsylvania
Posts: 532
Thanks: 259
Thanked 1,567 Times in 205 Posts
Default Re: Project Thread: 20HP Reid Engine

I don't recall which side was smaller but the pin will tap much easier one way than the other. The sound of the tap will be different also. just give it a try. Bill Klein
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to W.P.Klein For This Post:
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

F o r u m Jump

Similar Threads Chosen at Random
Thread Thread Starter F o r u m Replies Last Post
20hp Reid flywheels hitnmis Alex Oil Field Engines 3 11-19-2013 12:02:20 PM
Opinion - Engine Rebuilding Thread - Big Project Wayne Grenning Antique Gas Engine Discussion 23 06-28-2011 08:27:42 PM
20HP Reid Kyle K Antique Gas Engine Discussion 7 11-02-2010 10:14:25 PM
Club Needs Some Help Reid 20HP Kevin Kusel Antique Gas Engine Discussion 0 03-19-2010 09:44:33 PM
20hp reid rod bearing TOM BABYLON Antique Engine Archives 1 10-08-2003 10:11:04 AM


Use "Ctrl" mouse wheel to change screen size.
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:45:58 PM.

Smokstak and Enginads site search!


All use is subject to our TERMS OF SERVICE
SMOKSTAK® is a Registered Trade Mark - A Community of Antique Engine Enthusiasts
Copyright © 2000 - 2016 by Harry Matthews P.O. Box 5612 - Sarasota, FL 34277