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Old 08-16-2015, 06:53:33 PM
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just picked up a London engine, 4 3/4 bore and 3 in stroke, never saw one before much less worked on one, so I have a few early questions. what might the hp be, is there any books or pics of these, it is a hit and miss, batt ign I believe. the fuel mixer has been hot, there is 2 brass tubes that are partially melted in the fuel bowl, wondered where they went and what was original size, no mixer adj screw, need pic,ok I am going to try and post a few pics, no numbers on any thing except mixer ( cast iron). checked end of crank, both ends, nothing I can see, thanks for your help, Dave in ark, have to wait for son to come post pic, shesh,number on mixer 4S95, on fuel bowl4S96. not much to go on but that's all for now, will try and post later thanks
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sorry bore 4 3/4 stroke 6 in, figured out the melted brass pieces, and made a mixer adj needle and seat, I finally got piston unstuck and removed, cyl excellent, rings are usable , working on getting the other rusted up and stuck pieces cleaned up, I'll try pics again tonite
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