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4hp Lockwood Ash


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Old 05-20-2013, 10:18:39 AM
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Looking for info, drawings of, or the parts for the timer on my 4hp Lockwood Ash marine engine. I got this engine 22 years ago for sweeping out somebodys shop when I was a kid. It is 2cycle. It is currently stuck. And the timer, shaft, bevel gear, and carb are missing. I've had this engine a long time already and would like to see it run again. Any help or leads appreciated.
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Default Re: 4hp Lockwood Ash

There area lot of Lockwood Ash ( Nadler) engines in Louisiana. If you post your question on old marine engine dot com, I'm sure you'll get help.
But it will also help a lot to post front, both sides, and top pictures of your engine.

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I sure would have posted pics but the engine is in pieces. Thanks for the lead.
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Default Re: 4hp Lockwood Ash

I have the drawings for the parts, have the top timer supports in rough casting, should have an extra lower support . I had timer bodies, need to get some more cast.
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Default Re: 4hp Lockwood Ash

I have access to a machinist and shop. Rough castings and drawings would be just fine. Would you need any other info?

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Its serial number is 41893
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I printed the drawings, need an address. The ser # 41893 would probably put it in the mid teens, early engines used a brush type timer, later had points. The 4 in the # is hp, 1893rd produced. Do you have the water pump, eccentric, and strap?
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Yes I have the pump,eccentric, strap,intake "manifold", the guard for the gears, even the original primer cup,and all but two original bolts. And there is about 98% original paint on this one. If I can get the piston out I think it will make a real nice engine. I assume that since I didn't see a place for an oiler that I would have to mix the gas? If so what oil and ratio?

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Default Re: 4hp Lockwood Ash

1 pint to 5 gallons on the tag, I usually go a pint to 4 gallons.
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Thanks. I did notice that on twin cylinders there was an oiler on the manifold so that is where my confusion came from. I assume 2cycle oil then?
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The oilers were dropped between 1910-12, I use 2 cycle oil, some swear by 30w.
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