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peter ogborne
Posted on Thursday, July 24, 2003 - 09:41 am:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Today i found quite an unusual engine , A air cooled horizontaly opposed Enfield Diesel. It is ina boat ,part of a deceased estate and is up for sale and she runs !
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andrew
Posted on Thursday, July 24, 2003 - 09:59 am:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Peter's picture of the Enfield diesel:

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miro
Posted on Thursday, July 24, 2003 - 09:33 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Peter - are you close to the tropics? ? If so, it must have gotten quite warm on some days in that boat.
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peter ogborne
Posted on Thursday, July 31, 2003 - 09:03 am:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Miro .....that engine just about fill the whole cabin . No not the tropics, temperate i suppose .
Not having a water cooled exhaust the engine realy crackels !
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Russell Ward
Posted on Friday, August 15, 2003 - 10:09 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

There was an 18' utility boat off the Bathurst minesweeper/corvette HMNZS Kiama that had an Enfield and that sold quite recently here. Clinker and very original. Yes the engines were hot and noisy, but at least you could run them up when they were in the davits on the ship and launch them on the trot without worrying about the cooling water. Saw a similar boat up on the hard in that sort-of derelict boat yard just round from the steamboat restoration group at Glebe Pt (is it?) Sydney. Off you go and get it, Peter. Regards Russell
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Tim Mulvey
Posted on Thursday, August 21, 2003 - 06:10 am:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Do you mean the Australian Heritage Fleet shipyard and workshop facility at Rozelle Bay (in Sydney, Aust.)??? The John Oxley, a steam driven ex-coastal cargo vessel is up on a pontoon for replating etc, with about 3 heritage vessels including steam moored adjacent to her.
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Martin
Posted on Tuesday, January 27, 2004 - 05:12 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

I have a 27 foot clinker motor cutter from the HMNZS Waikato with the same engine. It runs very well and very economic. I would like however to hear from anyone who knows how to adjust the Enfield gear box attached to it as the clutch is slipping and apparently can be adjusted, but I havent been able to find out how
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Lance R
Posted on Wednesday, January 28, 2004 - 03:48 am:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Hi, I remember the Enfields from my RAN days in the late 70's 80's. They were a temperamantal bugger of a thing if they weren't treated tenderly and lovingly........Something like a woman...come to think of it...you never knew when they were going to bite you!! I remember them driving air compressors, generators, propulsion units and fire fighting pumps. Other than dropping conrods if over rev'ed they were pretty reliable....but whatever you do "Don't use Aerostart on them"!!
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rholcomb
Posted on Sunday, February 01, 2004 - 11:10 am:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

booklet on e-bay

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=2220726259&category=423
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GARY PETERS
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Posted on Tuesday, November 16, 2004 - 03:15 am:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

I have loads of new spares for enfield engines mainly the for the 85 but lots of others as well
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morris_register
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Posted on Tuesday, May 24, 2005 - 01:29 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Hi all. I have just acquired a pair of these engines and any comment on their use, maintenance etc would be appreciated. I hope now to find a boat to put them in. Should I use the pair or just one. A tantalising thought.
What props has anyone used with them?
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fingin
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Posted on Tuesday, November 22, 2005 - 12:10 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

I have an old Navy whaler 3 in 1 with an Enfield.
Manual and some Navy drawings
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morris_register
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Posted on Thursday, November 24, 2005 - 03:02 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

This is proving a difficult decision here. I have a nice clinker harbour launch abd I rather fancy the idea of putting the Enfield in her. My problem is that she needs a reduction gear to both drop the drive centre and to reduce the shaft speed. Has anyone any information on the reduction box situation?
Fingin, thank you for your contact. Hope we can meet up in time. Cheers all.
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Alex A
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Posted on Saturday, April 15, 2006 - 06:39 am:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

It's an Enfield HO2
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s hunter
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Posted on Wednesday, October 18, 2006 - 10:19 am:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Enfield Engine - Diesel

I have a flat two cylinder Enfield Engine - Diesel

Has been used for a WATER PUMP

Was running 9 months ago.

Request for any feedback/ Info/ Price i could sell it for or if anyone is interested in buying?

Thanks

S Hunter

Buyer collection only.
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solarrog
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Posted on Wednesday, October 18, 2006 - 12:27 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

It would help if you emailed some pictures. Also being as you require collection at your location
I would like to know where that is?
thanks for your help
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Glen Martin
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Posted on Saturday, October 21, 2006 - 01:33 am:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

I have an enfield "100" air cooled engine which was fully reconditioned by my late father some 12 years ago but was never used. I am in nsw australia and would like a good home for it at a fair price. Anyone interested or should it go for scrap?
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Rod McGregor Mann
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I have an old navy three in one whaler with an enfield flat two cylinder diesel motor that I'm busy restoring. The motor seems complete apart from a few air-lines with banjo connections that have been removed and put aside as well as the starter. Any drawings or info to guide me would be very appreciated. Also, any other old navy whaler owners out there who'd like to share stuff please drop me a line. I particularly need a plan of the sailing rig.
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Michiel Kerpershoek
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Posted on Saturday, May 31, 2008 - 04:30 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Hello Rod,

I also have an old navy three in one whaler with an enfield flat two cilinder diesel motor (HO2 MK34) that i'm busy restoring. Did you find any drawings already? And did you find a plan of the sailing rig? If so is it possible to share it with me? I'm also interested in some pictures of the boat. The previous owner build a cabin on the boat and now it just looks like an U-Boat , so i wonder how the boat should look like in it's original state. If you like i will make some pictures of the engine and the boat. Btw. I live in Belgium.
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john gerhardt
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Posted on Saturday, August 09, 2008 - 12:18 am:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

G,day,
I have just aquired a twin cylinder enfield plus an almost complete second. Any one with parts?
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pete
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Posted on Friday, August 29, 2008 - 06:21 am:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

i got one too!!
we should form an owners club/support group!
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jack van den berg
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Posted on Monday, September 01, 2008 - 05:40 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

hello there all....

i am a vw nut, and i am always on the lookout for intersting ways of powering vehicles. i know vw created a vw diesel engine in 1951, and since i found that out i have been investigating air cooled diesel engines....

the thing is to look on google for 1951 diesel beetle, and look at the LTVVW link...

this is why it is interesting to me. i would love to get a hold of one, and tinker with it, and *possibly* try fit it to a vw... LOL

i know it sounds crazy, but i am definitely all for alternative forms of engineering, and this is just up my street
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Joe boe
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Posted on Tuesday, October 14, 2008 - 04:22 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

I got one as well can't get it to start tho' but should soon it has been runnin
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john gerhardt
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Posted on Tuesday, October 14, 2008 - 08:29 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

G'day, Still looking for parts for my enfield stationary engine.
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Joe Boe
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Posted on Tuesday, December 02, 2008 - 04:28 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

I have one these engines and she runs but I'm afraid I don't like it so it is up for sale any offers I am in england up north
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wayne ellson
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Posted on Saturday, December 20, 2008 - 11:46 am:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

i have one of these engines for sale. it comes with a compressor and lots of brand new boxed spares for both engine and compressor. to make me a sensible offer please e-mail me at

wayne_ellson2006@yahoo.co.uk
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j.james
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Posted on Thursday, January 01, 2009 - 03:20 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

I know the location of horizontaly oposed twin Enfield diesel if anyone interested ? my email is jesse4sound@yahoo.co.uk location gloucestershire UK
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s pike
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Hi just wondering if anyone might have any info on the wiring of the laurence scott alternator that was fitted to the enfield circa 1958 many thanks si
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chris harris
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hi Peter, i have just purchased a 26 foot narrowboat with the same engine as your picture shows.she is a bugger to start in the cold but once started goes a treat. The previous owner has used easystart to get her going but ihave been told this is a bad idea.Do you have any manuals, and can you tell me which model you engine is?
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digger
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Posted on Thursday, June 18, 2009 - 05:13 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Hi Chris. I have an Enfield Twin Diesel in my 30 foot narrowboat. It too is difficult to start in cold weather. Each air cleaner has an Ether Starting Aid cap fitted at the top. When surrounding temperatures are low, the manual states 'it is desirable to make use of it' by adding 5cc to each cap.Because of the high volatility of Ether the start should be made immediately. ( It Literally causes a detonation in the cylinders).The Enfield engine is very robust, but I tend to avoid using Easy-start which contains Ether. Mine will start with perserverance. Even tried a hot water bottle!!
If your still interested I have both the Complete Instruction Book and detailed Spare and Replacement Parts manuals for the Enfield Twin- cylinder Air-Cooled engine on CD. Please let me know if I can help you further. Kind regards John Brookes
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eric
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I have the greatest pleasure to anounce that our two year restoration of our 16ft Admiralty boat with the Coventry Climax 4 cylinder 2 stroke supercharged diesel engine is complete. This origial KF engine now runs like clockwork and the boat, well, just see for yourself. If you want it then make me an offer over £15,000.. Contact me for the pictures..
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solarrog
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Posted on Monday, October 05, 2009 - 05:16 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

here is the link for classifed ads.

http://www.marineengine.com/cgi-bin/suite/classifieds/classifieds.cgi
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mike cookson
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hi we have an enfield horizontally opposed twin about to go into our ex Royal Navy Whaler it will start without ether but it is a struggle can anyone tell us if the use of "easy start" will damage the engine in any way
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eric
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Posted on Sunday, November 15, 2009 - 05:18 am:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Dear Mike, It is my opinion that easy start is very bad for your engine as it quickly dries the piston rings and damages the cylinder bores. I have a Coventry climax two stroke KF diesel which I converted the either injection valve to accept a Paraffin spray, this is more volatile than diesel which works great. Only a little is required. Hope this helps.. forget the Easy Start..
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fingin
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easy start - spray and pay. Rather go with a small amount of paraffin spray. Maybe I used too much easy start, but it cost me a cracked piston and rings.
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eric
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Posted on Monday, November 16, 2009 - 04:01 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Fingin is right, it cracks pistons and rings. I first discovered the paraffin thing when I read in the workshop manual issued by the Admiralty to clean the air filter with it, what it didn't say was the amount of wadding in the filter which was impossible to clean but after our complete rebuild of the engine it started on the first turn of the engine. After we had made the discovery of the wadding and removed it all (which had been soaked in paraffin) the engine was very hard to start so we re-introduced a small amount and it started straight away.. BINGO it works every time..
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Nick E
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Hello there!

I volunteer on the FFestiniog railway in north wales. During the winter when there are less passenger trains to work we host a variety of 'pointless projects'. For example, a boat on wheels, 'Buster' - essentially a picnic table powered by a motorcycle engine. But more interestingly, 'The Monster'.

'The monster is a Enfiled twin 100 engine, mounted on 4 small wheels fitted to a small wagon chassis. We think it was originally made during the seventies to work up the line helping to re-open the railway to its original destination. We know it was unlikely to have ever been used due to its difficulties of cold starting. But the remains of soot underneath the engine shows that a small fire was most likely used to warm it up!

Anyway, during 2006 the army were doing some training and on a spare afternoon they completely dismantled the engine and got it to start. Since then, one of the injectors, on the top either side of the retangular box has split along its casting. I was wondering if anyone happened to have a spare or heard word of spare bits or anything!

I will try and upload a picture at some point, because i dont think many people have seen such a brilliant or pointless use of the engine.

Many thanks, Nick


Spooners Boat - http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Replica_of_Spooner%27s_boat,_Boston_Lodge _works,_Ffestiniog_Railway_-_geograph.org.uk_-_926408.jpg
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Clive T
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Hi,Anybody help.I have an enfield flat twin diesel in my 40ft narrow boat.It starts and runs ok but can anybody advise me on gearbox adjustment,Ta
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eric
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Hi Clive, although I don't know the answer to your question I have found that if you spend time searching the internet you WILL come across a PDF download of the workshop manual, I have done it on a few occasions and even got one for the old volvo penta MD1 engine and Coventry Climax KF engines. Best of luck. Eric
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Nick Clarke
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Hi There, I have full wurkshop manual for these engine and gearbox units (ex MOD)If you still need info, let me know and I will scan the relevant pages (I also have a matched pair of mulitplate clutches for these gearboxes)
Regards
Nick
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clive_t
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Hi Nick Clarke, thanks for response, now have a copy of manual from another victim! also have found full instructions on plate on underside of gearbox cover,believe it is matrix type mentioned in manual,am interested in clutch plates if still available and any other spares.Cheers,Clive
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jacodanie
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hi nick is there a possibility you can e mail me that manual to jacodanie@gmail.com if possible. thanx a stack mate im all the wat from south africa
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Sietse Raadt
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hi
I have a enfield 85 aircooled engine but it won't start.
I think the nozzle pressure isn't right any more.
I dont have a manual of the engine. so my question is does anyone know the nozzle pressure
or does anyone has an manual of the enfield 85?
plz contact me at sietseraadt@hotmail.com
thanks a lot :D
grtz sietse
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ronald
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Today i found an original army crate (crate number 19 actualy) filled with a pile of nos parts for an Enfield HO2 mark3. Most of them are still in their boxes which are filled in 1957 /1958. A real nice find. There are quite some parts that you may need if you have an engine like that. There are gaskets, coils, an oilpump, electrical parts, bearings etc etc etc.

I thought it were motorcycle parts, but.... they arent.

If anybody needs the parts in the original crate, let me know, i want to sell them to the right person. Or trade them for vintage motorcycle parts.

I can send pictures too!

Just send me a message, ill respond!
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Kyal Urlich
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Hi guys,

Im currently restoring a navy whaler with a 2cyl emfield in it she hasnt run in over 10 years but moves smooth under the hand crank. any advice on replacement oil filters? i take it its a pretty agricultural kind of thing any would nearly do but if you have any suggestions.
thanks Kyal in oz
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Linda Currie
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Hi
Can anyone help me please.
I am looking for a Parsons direct drive gear box to fit my Enfield HO2 engine. Has anyone out there one that they are no longer using or suggest anything similar, as I don't have room for a 2:1 or bigger.
Thanks Linda
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Hi Linda,
I have a Parsons direct drive box which doesn't state what type it is except "Parsons Reversing Gear" on the brass plate. All the bearings chain wheels and gears are in good condition. Serial No. 15045 5089 and the rest of the info on the brass plate refers to lubricant type etc
18" long, 7" wide plus 3" mounting lugs each side. 10" deep.
Shaft flanges are approx 4" diameter, and the reversing lever is 12" long, from centre of mounting shaft.
Where are you, as I am in the UK?
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Linda Currie
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Hi Barty
I believe you have been talking to my son Mike on Stationary Engine Forum.
We are in Banbury Oxfordshire and may well be interested in your gearbox.
It will depend on whether we can find some way of collecting it as we do not have transport.
Regards
Linda
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bartropr
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Hi Linda,
Yes, I have been posting on the Stationary Engine Forum.
I am down near Tetbury (Gloucestershire) over the weekend, but a detour via Banbury adds a lot to the journey. I will try and send a picture to you tomorrow at your email address if this is ok to see if it is what you want, and confirm the type of gearbox we are talking about?
Regards
Richard
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Hi, I have a Mark 111A Enfield 85 in my narrowboat. It runs nicely once warmed up, but the first start from cold is always really difficult and tough on the Battery. Although the Enfield manual advises, for cold starting, ether capsules can be placed in each air cleaner cup I dont like using the easy start starting aid .. Would be grateful for others experiences and any advice on this .. Digger
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Try a small paint stripper hot air gun down the inlet (helps if your engine has a single inlet). This works really well and it is easier on the engine as you do not get pre-ignition/cracking sound you get with ether spray. You will need 240 volts. Or fit manifold heater plugs.
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linda
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Hi digger
We also have a narrowboat fitted with an Enfield that required Easystart before it would fire.
A friend of ours fitted it with a flame heater plug below each air intake. Now all we have to do is switch on the ignition, press a button to heat the plugs and wait 20 seconds before turning the ignition fully on. It has been a brilliant success for the last 18 months.
If you feel like going down this road, we will try to get details of exactly how to do it, and photos.
Good Luck
Linda and Graham
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Hi all. I've recently been given an Enfield flat twin in component pieces to restore. It appears to be all there, bar the oil pump. does anyone on here have a spare? Also does someone have an electronic copy of the manual, I know its very long, so wouldn't expect someone to have to copy it for me!
Thanks
Andrew
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For Sale, preferably to an enthusiast.
Enfield diesel engine, Model HO2, 1950*, dismantled, some parts missing, also have a spare cylinder and head with valves.
*(2 cyl boxer OHV, air cooled, all alloy)
Located in south east Queensland, Australia.
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Hi I'm in the UK ..I've an Enfield opposed twin engine on a Rockwell welding set . She's a bugger to start .previous farm fitted a de compressor on the left barrel to make hand cranking easier ,I use a blow lamp ,it works and fires up on one cylinder first it runs lovely when warmed up. The welder Is past it's best but great above 170amps.so I would like to sell the engine or the whole kit .
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colinlewis
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Posted on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 11:56 am:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Hi Dee, what model is the engine and do you have any photos
thanks
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old_friend
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I have a 1955 Enfield single cylinder air cooled diesel engine, it is marked VSI, MSD/3895. It has attached a marine F/R gear box, Can anyone give me information on this Engine. I would like to know it's size and or Horse power. What do I set the valve lash to? Where can I get parts, or a repair manual?
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johnoxley
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Posted on Thursday, September 01, 2016 - 04:43 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Hi - Have manual for twin and will send off line. Assume single is half of twin and clearances, etc. will be same...

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