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Atlas Imperial Diesel(Gas Engine)


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Old 01-01-2002, 11:55:40 PM
Alan James
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Looking for information on a small compressor, twin cyl,vertical, one cyl is a gas engine and the other is the compressor, tag says Atlas Imperial Diesel Engine Co, Okland Calif USA Eng # 19203, Hp is blank never stamped. Spark plug ignition , but dont know if it was a mag or buzz coil, suspect mag from the plate on back of engine attached to camshaft any info appreciated. Can send pic, Thks Al
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Old 01-02-2002, 03:58:41 AM
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Yes that engine uses a magnito, it is a beutiful running thing if you need more info (when the rain stops} I will be glad to help, tell what model ect. Happy new year------Bill
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Old 01-02-2002, 04:03:45 AM
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Old 01-02-2002, 11:34:53 AM
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Bill: any info at all helpfull, type of mag , type of carb, the rest of its there any idea of the hp of these things? thanks Al
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Old 01-02-2002, 01:53:56 PM
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I have an Atlas Imperial also, serial # 19601. Like Alan, I am missing a carburator and a mag. Also, does anyone have any idea when these units were built? My unit supposedly came off a boat operating on the Mississippi River. They said it was a starting unit for the main engines. Thanks, John
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Old 01-03-2002, 02:13:58 AM
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Went over and looked over the Atlas again today and got out a brush and found cast into the block in what looked like a tag the letters SS, does anyone know if this is ther model no.? Al
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Old 01-03-2002, 02:48:24 AM
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Al, The carburater is a brass Schebler 3/4 inch the mag is an ordinary looking one I cant find a name on mine, The fuel tank is a thing to behold it is brass and copper,If I can be of further help i will try , let me know when you get it going Bill Peterson.
 

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