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Lister D running speed


August 21, 2018, 10:28 am

My Lister D runs too fast. It has good spark and starts OK then revs up and needs to be stopped before it kills itself! I have checked the float chamber and am pretty sure that is OK. I think it is t... Read more »

Lister JA6 with 100kva Brush generator


August 11, 2018, 11:05 pm

Hi I am attemting to get the above machine restored and am looking for info on the generator head. Does anyone know where I could source the above material Many Thanks Phil Australia Read more »

Which magneto should I have?


July 13, 2018, 7:14 pm

Hi everyone, This is my first post on this forum and I need some advice. I've just bought a Wolseley WD2 Stationary Engine with a few bits missing. Can anyone tell me which magneto I need? Most Wol... Read more »

Petter A1 Starting Handle


May 31, 2018, 7:59 pm

I have just purchased a Petter A1 to restore, but there is no starting handle. Having looked online it looks like this model is started from the non-flywheel end which has a 1 1/8 - 1 1/4 inch shaft... Read more »

Garden master 3.5 front tiller


May 6, 2018, 7:18 pm

Hey I have this gardenmaster 3.5 front till and it seems to have some type of oil into the gearbox but I don't know what type of oil to use any suggestions and it's kind of tough to start Read more »

steam and the European Cultural Heritage Year 2018


December 3, 2017, 6:09 pm

Next year will be the European Year of Cultural Heritage - and this will be a unique opportunity to promote the industrial heritage. March will be the theme month devoted to energy and prime movers.... Read more »

Wipac Cj magneto drive gear


May 10, 2017, 9:38 pm

Hi, I've recently acquired my first stationary engine, a 1949 Ruston pt. The magneto it came fitted with is a Wipac cj,seems to be missing a part (gear)to drive the mag.....any help , and advice wher... Read more »

How old is my coburn C6b engine petrol only


November 23, 2016, 10:19 pm

engine is petrol only I'm guessing 58 ish Read more »

need help removeing crankshaft t300


February 10, 2016, 3:19 am

Need direction to remove the threaded retainer on the crankshaft , the one that is threaded and holds the outer main bearing onto the crankshaft. flywheel side THANKS IN ADVANCE Read more »

service,spares norman t300


February 5, 2016, 2:28 am

have a Norman T300 MK1 engine to restore and show , require soarce for engine repair manual, spare parts listing and name of spares supplier Thanks from canada Read more »

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petter m fuel pump

rating: 5

Hi all, In the petter m diaphragm type fuel pump there is a ball bearing non return valve Is it possible to remove and clean this ball, it appears to be held in by a pin which I can't work out how to... Read more »

Petter M type 1/2HP 1938 water cooled

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Hi all Petter M type men, My friend Dave has had the magneto overhauled and rewound,But it will not start with the handle. It will only start-up with a belt driving it from a... Read more »

Engine Insurance Scheme

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The UK Stationary Engine Forum operates a Public Liability scheme for its members, insured through NFU Mutual. Cover is 5 million, costs is 3 per year, January to December. http://www.stationary-en... Read more »

Villiers W-XII

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Spent Thursday tinkering with my recent Ebay purchase WAH358. As I mentioned before, the carb was missing when I bought the engine as it had apparently been 'work in progress' when the vendor's fathe... Read more »

Wico EK magnetos

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Hi all, has anyone tried the fix for Wico EK mags involving a piezo electric generator, from a fire or cooker ??? Will be giving it a test on an empty shell i have lying around. Also does anyone know... Read more »

Watermota K2Marine engine

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I acquired a two stroke twin marine engine the other day. It looked to me like a K2 Watermota & a little research this morning indicates that it is indeed one of they beasts. Here's some pics (redu... Read more »

Question regarding Petter PH1

rating: 5

I've just about finished restoring an old Thwaites dumper with this engine and wonder if anyone has any experience with it, in particular an annoying small oil leak out of the dipstick tube? Messin... Read more »

Beds & Bucks Stationary Engine Club Bring & Buy

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Gentlemen, Somebody on the committee has seen the light next year our do may not follow Sodbury like it has done in recent past, buyers thin on ground but I sold most of my stuff and went home with e... Read more »

Norman parts.

rating: 5

Kim's post in engine activities thread reminded me a) how sweetly Norman T300's run and b) that I have not been able to track down Mr Sparks, a letter to his last known address in Deptford producing ... Read more »

Coborn Engines

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Bought a bundle of engine manuals lately, including one for Coborn engines C3 and C6, apparently printed by K&L Steelfounders and Engineers Ltd, Letchworth. Anyone enlighten me ? Or should I just fil... Read more »

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