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Old 06-19-2017, 09:50:01 PM
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Looking for parts and operator manuals for this engine. It is being restored at the moment and we need any information you might have. This engine powered the cotton gin in Canton Oklahoma all it's life. It has not been ran sence the early 80s. Thanks
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Hmmm...... I think it needs a thermostat. Running a little cool, eh?
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cool engine! looking forward to more photos and progress.

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well, i got the pistons freed up this week, been soaking for about 3 weeks in acetone and tran fluid, workin on the air start valves, the gov still sitting in barrel of diesel, stuck stuck stuck, but it will give up by the time i get around to it, have the heads at machine shop being milled, my goal is to have it running end of august, got a ways to go will post pics as progress continues, oh found a mech oiler, this one is toast, too much pot metal sitting full of water for years, still need pics of the sub assy, ie start valves, gov, int valves, etc, anything you got is appreciated
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made new air start valves, old ones toast
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these valves are toast, too much rust and rot well i already postere these pic, in 37 1/2 fairbanks thread, shesh
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For reference photos, how about the bessemer twin at Coolspring? i don't know how similar/different it is though:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M-vsFpGLTpA

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thanks connor this engine is different from video, found 1 utube video but really grainy and the guy who posted it dosent reply, but I am slowly getting there, putting heads on this week, should be ready to start, thanks for the reply
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https://youtu.be/B0WtwH_dbtIbessemer turning good , lots of oil inside and out, LOL
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you work fast! Can't wait to hear it talk.

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i have the heads back, cleaned up nice, I will install new head studs and put 1 cyl head on today, (that's all the gasket mat I have), waiting on more. hopefully get air start valve on and linkage hooked up and air plumbed. I have alot left to do, but it looks like I will make, the Aug first goal set for myself, pics later
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tsJXsAUhgPI1 head on, air start valve on, just had to try it,
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https://youtu.be/p3lXQT_Ruiwhave her running on gov, needs a load on it but not too shabby of an engine, It;s about ready to go to it's own house
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Love it. Wish we had one up here! seems to run real well on the governor.

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