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Fairbanks morse Z engine 475rpm #hp.??


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Default Fairbanks morse Z engine 475rpm #hp.??

fairbanks morse z serial # 605047 475 rpm I found some online pictures but they do not match this engine. Magneto sets towards rear of water tank. Any help with id would be appreciated. thanks steve hand
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Default Re: Fairbanks morse Z engine 475rpm #hp.??

according to the serial number list found here...

http://www.oldengine.org/members/may...s/fmserial.htm

it was built in 1925.

Posting a picture or two would help a lot, if you don't know how, instructions can be found here...

https://www.smokstak.com/forum/showthread.php?t=40589
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Default Re: Fairbanks morse Z engine 475rpm #hp.??

Pictures would help. At 475 RPM, I would guess at a 6 HP. If you can't get pix, flywheel diameter would help. I am guessing a rotary mag mounted on top of the governor/cam mount, correct? Type R F/M mag?
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