|Posted on Tuesday, July 22, 2003 - 02:02 pm: ||
Here are 2 boats with old marine engines at opposite ends of the spectrum. A V12 Liberty and a single cylinder Buffalo ( I think) - coulda been a Ferro - I'm not sure. You can see the exposed valve rocker arms on the Liberty. It made a REALLY nice roar when he openned it up under load. It sure went fast too!
It was quite a rainy day - kept the crowds away so that you could linger and contemplate the work that went into both of these installations.
|Posted on Tuesday, July 22, 2003 - 02:09 pm: ||
I think that single cylinder is a "Termaat-Monahan" or one of the other branded manufactures that used the "Termaat-Monahan" engine.
|Posted on Tuesday, July 22, 2003 - 03:19 pm: ||
Test your skill at installing spark plug wires. Just how long would it take to install all of them starting with nothing but a roll of wire and a box of ends. And oh by the way you can't have the manual to assist you.
Neat pics and I bet it would be even neater to hear them run. I will take the one with the single. Yup your right Andrew, it's a Detroit, T and M or one of those.
|Posted on Friday, August 08, 2003 - 10:26 pm: ||
I talked to the owner of the single cylinder at that boat show and he called it a Detroit. The boat is an 18 ft, 1908 Michigan Steel, very pretty.
Post Number: 94
|Posted on Tuesday, March 13, 2007 - 11:25 am: ||
I was hoping that maybe one you boat owners out their might explain to me how the large tank works thats connected to the exhaust in the photo above with the Detroit engine. I understand what the expansion chamber does and how the water is injected into the chamber for cooling. Excess water drains out of the small line to the outside of the boat. What does the big tank do besides muffling the exhaust? Why is there two larger pipes going into the tank from the exhaust? Remember I'm a Stationary engine collector and a wanna be marine engine collector so go easy on me. Please..
Post Number: 10
|Posted on Thursday, March 15, 2007 - 05:34 am: ||
Great engines and even better engines!
Good question from Johnny. Why is there two larger pipes going into the tank from the exhaust?
Can anyone tell me what type of timber is used for the decks and seating of the 1908 Michigan Steel hull?
Post Number: 95
|Posted on Thursday, March 15, 2007 - 07:13 am: ||
Goto my website listed below and look under the Michigan Steel Boat Co. section and it will give you the details. Do you have one of these boats? If so I would very much like to see some photos of it no matter what condition it is in. Thank's