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Make an air compressor into an engine?

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Old 01-23-2010, 11:48:07 PM
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Default Make an air compressor into an engine?

does anybody here have experience with turning and old reed valve air compressor into a gas engine?
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Default Re: make air compressor into engine?

I have not done it myself, and can not offer any information on the subject, but I do happen to have a few pictures of some engines that some one else made from air compressors.
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Default Re: Make an air compressor into an engine?

There was a guy in Arizona that built them and would sell them on ebay I sold him some old compressors that I had I know some work better than others I have had a couple of Aero no 1 compressors they have a Flywheel on one side I did see one of these converted the guy took two units so he had double fly wheels and put a set of side shaft gears on it made a really sweet engine when he was done you would have thought it was a factory job Tony K
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