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He excitedly told me about this engine that was on e Bay and that for the price, it was a must for my collection. Now, there is one thing I have learned in this hobby and that is to never trust the statement “it was working when I parked it”; but I digress.
2014 | Author: engine | Category: Articles In the Spring of 2008, I was working in Saint Johns, Newfoundland when I receive a call from my buddy Andrew. This engine was right up my alley as it would be my first side shaft, but also was not supposed to be stuck and very simply restorable.
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The engine was a little over my age deadline (1929) but was the correct size for what I was interested in.