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IHC Famous, Titan and Victor Engines


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Old 09-24-2012, 10:11:49 PM
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Default IHC Famous, Titan and Victor Engines

What is the difference between the Famous, Titan and Victor engines?

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Default Re: IHC Famous, Titan and Victor Engines

lol, I asked this question when I first got my Famous.

http://www.smokstak.com/forum/showth...s+titan+victor
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Default Re: IHC Famous, Titan and Victor Engines

From what I have been told, the Famous engines were sold by International Harvester dealers and the Titan engines were sold by Mccormick dealers and the Victor was sold by International and it was not portable. Mine has no water pump or place for one and does not have the fuel tank in the base like the Famous. In my old International catalog it list the Victor as the stationary version with no water of fuel tanks.
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Default Re: IHC Famous, Titan and Victor Engines

My famous has no water pump and didn't have a fuel tank in the base. Mine is a stationary unit. Victors had the gas tanks piped outside.
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Default Re: IHC Famous, Titan and Victor Engines

From what little info I have Victor engines appear to be stationary and Famous engines were semi portable (on skids) or fully portable (on transport). The Victor also had the note below which supports the theory they were for internal use.

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Default Re: IHC Famous, Titan and Victor Engines

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From what little info I have Victor engines appear to be stationary and Famous engines were semi portable (on skids) or fully portable (on transport). The Victor also had the note below which supports the theory they were for internal use.

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Tim,

Thanks for the information. That is very interesting. What book did you get that from and is it still available?

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Hi Jeff,
Sorry missed this one from last year. I think I found the reference in this book:
http://archive.org/details/ihcvictorfamousg00inte

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Default Re: IHC Famous, Titan and Victor Engines

I've got a 10hp Victor and it has a water pump. Pretty sure it always did.
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