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1898 5 HP Weber

| June 2009

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    1898 5 HP Weber

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Company: Weber Gas & Gasoline Engine Co., Kansas City, Mo.
Year: 1898
Horsepower: 5
Serial number: 8666
Shop number: 5247 (247th 5 HP engine built)
Bore: 5-1/2-inch
Stroke: 10-inch
Flywheel diameter: 2-3/4 inches
Flywheel width: 36 inches
Ignition: Make-and-break igniter/gasoline hot tube
Governor: Sideshaft driven flyball governor
Unique features: Early gasoline fueled; sideshaft with flyball governor; full base; gasoline hot tube and igniter ignition; friction-drive Webster magneto

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