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Old 06-07-2006, 01:12:01 PM
Don C. Wiley Don C. Wiley is offline
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I don't frequent this part of Harry's very much, but my brother-in-law has this Wisconsin that looks like it had been used on a water pump or something. It has a casting mounted to the engine for a direct drive of some kind.

Any and all help would be appreciated. The tag is unreadable. The impulse works on the mag, but we don't have any spark yet. We haven't taken the time to polish the points and check the condenser etc. It does have "some" compression, so I think if we get it "fired" up it will probably work that out.

K. D. Redd, old friend you should have some information for us. By the way whats going on with the old Delco-Light and the "Delco House"?

"DELCO DON" Southern Illinois
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Old 06-07-2006, 08:11:12 PM
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Default Re: Small Wisconsin?

I can't see the number of head bolts, if there are 6 it is an AB, it it is 8 it is an AK. The air shroud has the place for the gas tank to attach, which was discontinued in 1943. Obviously, your tank was either moved, or was never mounted there in the first place.

I have an AB with the air shroud gas tank mount that came off a pump & has a similar pump mount. It also has a cast iron head (rather than aluminum), which is yours?

The carb looks to be a Zenith, which may be newer than the rest of the motor. The mag looks newer too (or maybe the air shroud came off an older motor?). More pictures might tell which.

I can e-mail you a book if you need one.
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Old 06-07-2006, 08:39:15 PM
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Default Re: Small Wisconsin?

Don are you sure the tag is unreadable? the model and serial numbers were stampled into the tags on wisconsins not written on so if the words are all gone you can usually see the serial numbers and the model of the engine.
Just some insight.
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Old 06-08-2006, 12:21:10 PM
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Thanks! All for your help.

We haven't had time to "drag" it out and check out all the great advise. I'm going to Evansville Indiana show this week end and am in the process of cleaning and checking out my trailer full of Delco-Light "stuff". I "winterized" it last fall and I need to put the batteries back in place and make sure they will all run as designed, they did last year when I put them away, but that doesn't mean they will now.

"DELCO DON" Southern Illinois
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Hey Don:

Have a good time at Evansville. Sorry I won't be able to make it and am going to miss a good show.

Say hi to anyone who gives a hoot.

Take care - Elden
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Old 06-24-2006, 04:56:11 PM
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Looks to be a Kohler of some sort.

Because of the mufflers.

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