Antique Engines and Old Iron
[Home] - [HELP] - [Forums] - [Library] - [Photo Gallery] - [Groups] - [Classified Ads] - [Subscribe] - [Links] - [Books] - [Sponsors] -

Go Back   SmokStak > SmokStak® Antique Engine Community > Antique Gas Engine Discussion
Forgot Password? Join Us!

Notices

Antique Gas Engine Discussion Meet collectors of hit and miss engines, ask questions about collecting, restoring and showing antique flywheel engines.

Antique Gas Engine Discussion

International Harvester LA LB


this thread has 1 replies and has been viewed 1387 times

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 06-26-2012, 11:16:33 PM
DeereDr07 DeereDr07 is offline
Registered
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: crookston mn
Posts: 2
Thanks: 1
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default International Harvester LA LB

hey everyone, i'm on my third/fourth hit and miss restoration right now. Both international. One i know is an international LA. The other has no tag or head OR mag . the one without a head however does have the throttle lever with the detent positions on the side cover, any info on when they came out with that? But to get to my real question, does anyone have any leads as to where i can find myself the appropriate head and mag, maybe even a valve cover? I can't find those parts on hitnmiss enterprises or enginads. thanks!

---------- Post added at 10:16 PM ---------- Previous post was at 10:06 PM ----------

Also, might be a dumb question but are the LA and LB heads interchangable? And also to clarify i know these aren't "hit and miss", they are throttle governed.
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 06-26-2012, 11:30:09 PM
Rob Charles Rob Charles is offline
Card Sponsor
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 1,354
Thanks: 1,018
Thanked 1,347 Times in 537 Posts
Default Re: International Harvester LA LB

Hi, The la and lb heads would fit on each other but the lb is setup for the oiler pipe/trough from the crankcase while the la just has a oil cup on the end of the rocker shaft.The LB head is bigger and more squared off at the edge for the bigger valve cover.The easy way to tell between the two is the La doesn't have a pipe coming out between the push rods.Parts for both do come up on Ebay from time to time.Rob
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Rob Charles For This Post:
Reply

Bookmarks


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

F o r u m Jump

Similar Threads Chosen at Random
Thread Thread Starter F o r u m Replies Last Post
International Harvester 3 HP halljc Antique Gas Engine Discussion 4 01-01-2012 01:47:09 PM
International Harvester I4 Help willys lover Antique Farm Tractors 9 11-02-2011 05:55:43 PM
International Harvester LA Tom Kilgore Antique Gas Engine Discussion 11 08-10-2009 09:36:39 PM
International Harvester Christian Berlin Antique Gas Engine Discussion 5 10-26-2008 11:24:20 PM
International Harvester LA Billy Boone Antique Gas Engine Discussion 5 07-28-2007 06:18:52 PM


Use "Ctrl" mouse wheel to change screen size.
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:27:30 PM.

Smokstak and Enginads site search!


All use is subject to our TERMS OF SERVICE
SMOKSTAK® is a Registered Trade Mark - A Community of Antique Engine Enthusiasts
Copyright © 2000 - 2019 by Harry Matthews P.O. Box 5612 - Sarasota, FL 34277