15795 State Highway 15 Kimball, Minnesota 55353
This 8 HP Cushman is my first attempt at restoring an engine. It
was a challenge, as I was a carpenter for forty years, recently
retired, and had time on my hands.
The engine was at Luckenback, Texas, when found. It had been
used for generation of electricity. I found it at Fredericksburg
and hauled it to Minnesota and began the work. After breaking it
loose and making some needed repairs, I mounted it on the truck I
made. After belting it to another engine and some coaxing, it ran
Vintage 1920’s South Bend Catalog
Pages from a 1920’s vintage South Bend catalog give instructions for mounting con-rods in a lathe and boring the bearing.
Low-Tension Ignition System
Bringing some understanding in a nontechnical way as to how the simple battery and coil and the low-tension rotary magneto ignition systems work.
Weidenhoff Model 818 Magnet Charger
David Cave creates his own documentation through this internal and external examination of his Weidenhoff model 818 magnet charger.