1947 Gravely Engine

Engines A to Z: Gravely engine manufactured by Gravely Tractor Inc.


| August/September 2013


Company: Gravely Tractors Inc., Dunbar, W.Va. 

Year: 1947 
Horsepower: 5 at 1640 RPM
Bore: 3-1/4-inch
Stroke: 3-1/2-inch
Ignition: Bendix-Scintilla magneto
Valve arrangement: T-head
Additional info: Engine was removed from scrapped Gravely garden tractor to make a stationary engine. Installed small fan, flywheel with pulley, and gas tank. Next adapted pulley nut to accept hand crank for starting, then mounted the engine and magneto on homemade engine cart. To make the display stand out, the inverted brass vase for the exhaust muffler was modified.

Owner: Jim Herber

We are currently accepting submissions for engine names starting with the letters M-S. If you'd like to see your engine in A-Z, please send a photo and complete engine info to Gas Engine Magazine, 1503 S.W. 42nd St., Topeka, KS 66609 or submit your engine by email at bbeavers@gasenginemagazine.com.

gravelydude
12/31/2017 7:58:07 AM

I am currently working on a 6.6 HP stationary gravely, I would like to get in contact with Jim. Great build! -Aaron















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