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by mrford
Wed Jan 19, 2011 6:52 pm
Forum: Antique Stationary Engines
Topic: Hit Miss Engine
Replies: 11
Views: 11520

Re: Hit Miss Engine

If you go to a truck shop you could get a piston rings and a cylinder all in one shot you could shrink cooling fins on it or you could cut up an air cooled lawn mower engine .That might save some work.
by mrford
Wed Jan 12, 2011 8:41 am
Forum: I.C. Engines
Topic: Steel piston rings?
Replies: 8
Views: 6927

Re: Steel piston rings?

how about auto transition rings or model airplane engine rings chain saw rings if there is a good engine rebuilding shop you could befriend they have books of rings by size they have valves also by size.Good luck hope this helps you.
by mrford
Wed Jan 12, 2011 8:27 am
Forum: Antique Stationary Engines
Topic: buying engines
Replies: 14
Views: 19855

Re: buying engines

Try cabin fever expo this saturday there will be more than enough to keep you occupied for the day.Its in york pa. and worth the trip !!! :D
by mrford
Wed Jan 12, 2011 8:11 am
Forum: Antique Stationary Engines
Topic: fairbanks 1.5 horsepower
Replies: 6
Views: 8019

Re: fairbanks 1.5 horsepower

the engine you have is referred to as a dish pan because of the fly wheel configuration . The ignition system you need to determine when the points or switch opens or closes at top dead center usually a little after . If they open at t d c than this engine uses a regular spark coil and battery .I f ...