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coil ohm reading

July 6, 2019, 5:07 pm

I have an old commercial self propelled mower with a eh18 engine I lost spa rk so I replaced coil with a new one just like the one that came off of mow er.I had spark but engine would not start but... Read more »

Hills magneto for Crosley 1030

June 20, 2019, 6:15 pm

Does anyone have a hills magneto for the Crosley 1030 for sale? Read more »

Crosley 1030 stationary engine

June 20, 2019, 6:05 pm

Hi, can anyone tell me the measurements of the box exhaust for the Crosley 1030 please? Thanks Gerald Read more »

Is there anybody out there...?

December 30, 2018, 5:36 pm

This group seems a little moribund - anyone really still using it? -- Paul Cummins - Always a Nethead Wasting Bandwidth since 1981 Read more »

Do Smart cars have gas engines?

November 27, 2018, 1:25 pm

Gas engines are internal combustion engines that operate on gas fuels such as coal gas, producer gas, biogas, landfill gas or natural gas. http://bit. ly/2P4EtUz In the UK, the terms are ambiguous... Read more »

Norman t300

October 30, 2018, 3:52 pm

Just stripping my t300 and found a broken valve spring. Anyone out there got any ? Read more »

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 »

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wolseley wd2

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Help! Ive recently bought a wd2 motor and upon getting it started, found it revved its head off. i've looked into it and the brass/bronze governor rod has broken. Has anyone got a spare i could buy, ... Read more »

crossley 1040

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hello , just another update on my 1040 . as you already know , one of the flywheels came off handy enough ,but the other was stuck fast-with an ignorant key . well , me and my father tried heating it... Read more »

Ball hopper Lister L

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Evening all, Thanks to a tip off from a certain peterborough based member of this NG, Sunday steve and i traveled off down to oxfordshire to collect quite a rare Lister L. There a... Read more »

Ruston Hornsby 6PS

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Hi all. Just aquired a Ruston Hornsby 6PS, donkey engine I think? Having some difficulty finding information on this sort of engine and wondered if anyone had one out there. Needs restoring but at so... Read more »

Coventry Victor for sale

rating: 5

I am selling a Coventry Victor single cylinder watercooled diesel with elecrtic start and marine gearbox, about 10 hp, it's a lovelly little vintage engine, would make a great stationary engine. Make... 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 »

Heenan & Froude dyno Info

rating: 5

Thanks to eric Brain, we have obtained some manuals and spares listings for the DPX-2 dynamometer that we have in storage. Later on we will get this scanned and up onto the webstire, I don't think Re... Read more »

Maybach engines

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From time to time, one sees a Maybach tank engine being run at events - there are pictures of one making gurt clouds of black smoke at a rally last year on Webshots. I've been contacted by a chap i... Read more »

Homelite generator

rating: 5

I bought an interesting generator at the weekend from Matt the Sawyer (hi Matt ;o)) ) It is a 1944 ex-USAF battery charging set. It is fitted with suspension springs and sits on a rack-mounting platf... Read more »

Crossley 1060 Open Crank for sale

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All, Anyone interested in a Crossley 1060 Open Crank ? I think complete except splash guard and has wrong fuel tank. Ready for restoration, although it may well run as is. Certainly in need of a pai... Read more »

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