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Fairbanks Morse model H 6hp needs help


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Default Fairbanks Morse model H 6hp needs help

Anyone know of a running F/M model H 6hp with throttle governor which originally started on gasoline and ran on kerosene.

I would like to talk to the restorer, possibly hear it run or visit. The H is not built like a Z. The H came before the highly produced Z.

I own one that is not running properly

I am located in Northeast Ohio just south of Cleveland

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Default Re: Fairbanks Morse model H 6hp needs help

Are you trying to run it on kero or gas only? Most won't run good on kero unless you are working them hard. Most just run them on gasoline. What kind of a problem are you having?
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Default Re: Fairbanks Morse model H 6hp needs help

I have one that runs perfect. PM me and I can give you my phone number if you want to talk.
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Here is my 6H. I do run this engine about 1/2 choked. These are great running engines when you get them dialed in. You can PM with any questions.
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Default Re: Fairbanks Morse model H 6hp needs help

What is it not doing? When right they will run good and steady. What year is yours?
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Default Re: Fairbanks Morse model H 6hp needs help

I bought a basket case 4horse kerosene burner that should be a Magneto charge away from running now. I would like to find a crank guard for it.
Recast is fine. If anyone can help I'd sure appreciate it. I'd prefer one with a magneto mount on it.
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Default Re: Fairbanks Morse model H 6hp needs help

I have a 4 hp.H throttle gov. engine missing carb. and rocker arm. Anyone out there have those parts?
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I need a head and a mixer for a 4 hp but I'm sure they are pretty hard to come by. Sweet running engines, though.
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Default Re: Fairbanks Morse model H 6hp needs help

I run it on gasoline, the carburetor has a starting side to run on gas and a running side that uses kerosene pumped from the fuel tank

The gasoline side of the carb does not work so I run gasoline in what would be the kerosene part of the carburetor.

It runs geat at 350rpm. It misses, runs rough on the 200-250 range

Starts great, accelerates great, runs rough at slow speeds

Tried all types of ignition timing.

I feel it is carb problem. Sunk in mud on farm outside for 50+ years
Carb frozen with water and we welded during restoration.had no pictures of carb or throttle plate. Acts like at low speed fuel is not atomizing properly

Idea are welcome. Know of any H Model 6 hp carbs or H engines for sale

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