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Detroit Engine Works 2hp?


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Old 06-15-2019, 09:11:00 AM
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A few photo's of my 4 hp Detroit, It has a Sandow tag on it but is still very much like yours. Although it has a mixer rather then a carb. Detroit Motor Car Supply Co. called it a Automatic throttling valve. The outboard pulley and skids are all original from the factory of coarse they have been repainted. This was a factory conversion Marine into stationary. The muffler is reproduction copy of the original. You can see the drip oilers are setup just like the engine in your photos.








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John , thank you and also my apologies for the slow reply, its summer and am less inclined to look a the engine , I am looking for an oiler as you suggested and also working to get the existing one apart without damaging it to replace the glass , it seems very stuck. I am in your camp on the finish and may take your suggestion on the brush down with diesel to preserve the patina , although I may clean up some brass parts just for the fun of it and them let them patina themselves again. Again I very much appreciate your help her, I now have spark , and compression , so very close to being able to start, will keep you updated probably as the weather cools down , Martin
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