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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 »

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 »

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crossley 1040

rating: 5

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 »

Lister CS Startomatic

rating: 5

Gentlemen. My brother and I, collected the latest addition to our collection last sunday. A Lister CS 5/1 startomatic, we got it loaded into the van by lifting the engine off the base and l... Read more »

Petter M type 1/2HP 1938 water cooled

rating: 5

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 »

Stuart Turner P55 for sale

rating: 5

I've decided that as I'm never likely to use or rally my P55 industrial engine, I shall sell it. Although it had not been run in many years when I bought it, it was basically sound and I've added whe... Read more »

Engine Insurance Scheme

rating: 5

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 »

Ruston Hornsby 6PS

rating: 5

My son and I have recently got the stationary bug and have restored the compulsory Lister D and recently a Lister A ready for rallying this year. We have now bought a Ruston Hornsby 6PS as our next p... Read more »

Villiers W-XII

rating: 5

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 »

Engine Forum's.

rating: 5

While it is so quiet on here I have been looking back on some of the previous arguments and discussions on the subject of the engine forum's, there seems to be a lot more activity on there than on ... Read more »

Is there anybody out there...?

rating: 5

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