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Arco Hercules 2HP Model GH 1926 Almost First Run


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Default Arco Hercules 2HP Model GH 1926 Almost First Run

Here is our 1926 Arco Model GH 2HP pump engine. This engine was acquired about a week ago at the WAPA Winter Bash in Chino CA and was not running. Not quite "barn fresh", but it was supposedly stored for the last 50 years...probably more like twenty or thirty. After a good oiling to loosen the really stiff engine up, it just took a cleaning of the points and freeing the check ball to make it "run". This is the first run after performing some tailgate work on the governor and mixer a week later. There's still a fuel tank to better secure and an broken oiler tube to extract and replace.

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Nice running engine looks like a good score, Hercules/Economy have always been my favorite engine make. You have more faith in your tailgate then I have in mine.
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Nice job! Sure starts and runs nice!
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