Looking for a Project? Don't Trash That Old Compressor!
Crafting an Inverted Engine From an Old Compressor is the Perfect Winter Project
'Above: The compressor engine as it sits on its custom, owner-fabbed cart. '
'Left: The polished brass flywheels were cast by a member of the Mo-Kan club of Kansas City, Mo. '
'Clockwise from above: The compressor before modification; an in-process photo showing the base, made from a 3 HP IHC M cylinder sleeve; engine speed is controlled via this flyball governor; the polished drip oiler and another view of the flyball governing system. '