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Old 09-19-2009, 11:28:16 PM
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Default air cooled nelson brothers

i have this nelson brothers jumbo engine and i was wondering if anyone can tell me the year it was made??

the serial number on the flywheel is P-2432

i also need to know what the ignitor timing advance roller/lever looks like.

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cuck,

http://www.smokstak.com/forum/showthread.php?t=62218 link to a thread contaning a video of one.

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Default Re: air cooled nelson brothers

thanks for the video jordan but it is not the same engine.

the ignitor on my engine has the bolts going horizontal and the engine in the video has them going vertical.

mine has a speed adjuster lever and the one in the video does not.

it was very close but not quite the same.

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