Oil engine

Allan Brothers oil engine, 7 HP, 1910. Owners Kelley Garcia & Rob Skinner.

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Belt Power20 Horse Power.
Traction Power12 Horse Power.
MotorBuda, 4 cylinder, 4-inch bore and 5-inch stroke, speed 1050 R. P. M.
Motor Suspension3 point.
LubricationSplash and force feed circulating.
IgnitionBosch high tension, Rajah or Champion spark plugs.
CarburetorSchebler with Bennett air cleaner.
Cooling SystemCentrifugal pumpPerfex radiatormotormeter.
ClutchBorg & Beck disc.
BrakeExternal contractingapplied on drive pinions.
FuelGasoline and kerosene.
Fuel Capacity25 and 5 gallons.
TransmissionSliding gear, two speeds, forward and reverse.
GovernorPickering ball type.
SpeedsLow, 2 miles; high, 3 miles; reverse, 2 miles.
RearWheels54-inch diameter and 12-inch face.
FrontWheels36-inch diameter and 5-inch face.
Width Over All5 feet, 7 inches.
Length Over All13 feet, 6 inches Height Over All5 feet, 1 inch.
Wheel Base102 inches.
Pulley12-inch dia., 71/3 face, 825 R. P. M.
Belt Speed2600.
Weight4900 pounds.

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