Flywheel Forum

How does it work?

| April 2007

  • 193860HPFordV8.jpg

  • 193860HPFordV8.jpg

Here's one needing some identification and manuals. It's a 1938 60 HP Ford V8 powering a 220 amp Hobart simplified welder made the same year. It doesn't have a specification number so nobody can help with manuals. Does anyone know how to work one of these? The engine runs great, but welding is intermittent. Thanks. John Hamilton, 910 W. Marvin Ave., Waxahachie, TX 75168; (972) 921-2083;

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