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Old 11-14-2005, 08:03:56 PM
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Hello again, I just picked up my newest "project" engine today, but I know nothing about it. Hope you guys can tell me something about it. Its a Continental model AA7, it is compleat but it is VERY rough, stuck, blower shroud rusted out at the bottom, probally good for parts, or a really adventuresome resto. How common are these? I mostly have Briggs and Clintons, pretty well know what they are worth, but this one I have no idea! Any input is welcome!
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Old 11-14-2005, 10:54:31 PM
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They used the contenentals on mowers and small tractors. A few (with 7 head bolts) were used in racing go karts! They were almost bullet proof I had one from a racing cart that made over 6 grand, if a certain switch was thrown, and was making better than that when I blew it up !
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Old 11-15-2005, 02:14:09 AM
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Default Re: Continental AA7

A guy once told me that these little Continentals are like Magic Chef stoves - they made millions of them, but you'll rarely ever see two alike. There are a lot of variations in these motors. Carb on top, carb on bottom. Float carb, suction carb, points under flywheel, points on side of block, etc....
I have a Continental Mechanics Manual that I could copy if you are interested. It's pretty thick, might take me a few days to get it all done (slow scanner).
E-mail me for more information.
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Old 11-15-2005, 09:39:29 PM
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A friend collected them for a while. You named the three major types, he had over 125 of the singles at one time. I think he has about 30 now!
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Not to take over the thread, but I also have a Continental that I would like to bring back to life. Mine is a AA7B-601, Spec C05, Ser96882. Any help sources for information willl be greatly appreciated.
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Update. Thanks to John Newman, I have the manual for my Continental engine. Thanks John. Carl
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Default Re: Continental AA7

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Hello again, I just picked up my newest "project" engine today, but I know nothing about it. Hope you guys can tell me something about it. Its a Continental model AA7, it is compleat but it is VERY rough, stuck, blower shroud rusted out at the bottom, probally good for parts, or a really adventuresome resto. How common are these? I mostly have Briggs and Clintons, pretty well know what they are worth, but this one I have no idea! Any input is welcome!
These enngines were popular in the '50s for kids 1/4 midget racers. I think they were about 2 hp. TP
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Stock HP was 2 1/4, but with modifications, over 10 HP was realized on the 7 head bolt types! Strong little engines with a low profile
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I have a Continental AA7R vertical shaft engine. I haven't found any info on these. does anyone have any info?
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