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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

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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 »

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 »

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 »

Ruston Hornsby 6PS

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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

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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 »

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 »

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 »

Deutz Magirus F1L-208D single cyl aircooled @7hp, parts source?

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Deutz Canada and Deutz USA don't list parts for this engine. We're using it for powering a ham Radio Repeatersite in BC Canada, would like to find components for the optional intake manifold 12 volt... Read more »

Any information for 98cc BSA Power Unit

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Hi, I'm completley new to stationary engines and as my first project I've bought a 98cc BSA Power Unit. However I've looked on the web and can find no information at all. I thought it might be a Vi... Read more »

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