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I have a Stewart and Stevenson generator that im trying to find if theres any info on it out there. I have already contacted them and they no longer have any info about it. Its powered by a 453 Detroit. Its rated at 50 kw and is a 230 volt 3 phase model. Im trying to get schematics of its wiring and controls. Any ideas where i can find anything?
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FYI- you face a substantial challenge. S&S has probably made 100+ different models of "50kW" Detroit powered sets. Post up whatever nomenclature you have such as model number etc, and a few good pictures.

This thread explains some things, but isn't directly helpful.

https://www.smokstak.com/forum/showthread.php?t=179175
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I will have to take some pictures tomorrow. The model is a 4-gd-50. S&S says it stands for 4 cylinder, generator, diesel and the 50 is the kw. I do know its static excited.
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