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Old 12-06-2018, 12:11:36 PM
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63dave Wisconsin calls that the crankcase breather. Basically it keeps pressure from building up in the engine block (crankcase). On the downward travel of the piston the pressure builds up in the crankcase and a ball inside the breather lets this pressure out. On the upward movement of the piston the breather prevents air from coming in and there is somewhat a value of vacuum created. Having a vacuum in the crankcase prevents oil being forced out around seals. Others on here may want to chime in and add to or correct me.
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1869411 - Serial number
2-7/8 - bore
2-3/4 - stroke
59214 - "Spec." number - describes specific accessories, crankshaft, color, etc.
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any idea how old this engine is ? are parts still available
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63dave I did a serial number lookup at www.wiengines.com and it came back January 1952.
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if there is a need for rings are they available. will try to a leakdown test also.
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do these engines have any value ?
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do these engines have any value ?
They're worth their weight in gold the first time you hear them running.
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63dave I agree with scotty 2 about their worth. About 1973 I was given a Wisconsin AHH off an old hay baler. It was love at first sound. Every once in a while I have to go out to the barn and start it up and listen to it run for a while.
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Old 12-07-2018, 09:00:37 PM
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They're worth their weight in gold the first time you hear them running.
So much this! Scotty knows the value of just listening to an engine like this running at 1200.
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Scotty knows the value of just listening to an engine like this running at 1200.
If you don't like the noise then they're worth about $37.50.
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