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What's Your Dream Diesel Engine?


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Old 10-15-2008, 10:52:32 PM
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Default What's Your Dream Diesel Engine?

Well I guess mine would probably be a 25 HP Fairbanks & Morse Diesel Engine.

So tell us, what's your's?
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A sweet-running 4 cylinder Atlas Imperial.
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That would be my 6 cyl Atlas Imperial
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Default Re: What's Your Dream Diesel Engine?

Either a good sized Atlas or an EARLY Busch-Sulzer, Dow, or MAN diesel.
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Default Re: What's Your Dream Diesel Engine?

A 17 HP Ruston Hornsby or a 2 Cylinder Kahlenberg.... I've passed on a couple Rustons and Kicked Myself Later

I have a 15 HP Fairbanks Y and like it but a 25 is a Little Big for me....
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Default Re: What's Your Dream Diesel Engine?

A Witte 6.5kW genset! Handy, too - here in Phloridah.
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Default Re: What's Your Dream Diesel Engine?

This one...
http://people.bath.ac.uk/ccsshb/12cyl/
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Default Re: What's Your Dream Diesel Engine?

Most dream of the exotic. Me I'd be happy with a FMYH but most of all Lister CS's do it for me,built by skilled hands and known the world over for simplicity, reliability and longevity.
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Default Re: What's Your Dream Diesel Engine?

How about a nice 567 or 645 EMD or a 38TD 8 1/8 Fairbanks Morse? An atlas would be nice also, saw one along side the road in Bremerton today!
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Default Re: What's Your Dream Diesel Engine?

mine would be a 2cy 75hp fairbanks or the 25hp my dad has
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