A Job Well Done


| 11/4/2014 4:08:00 PM


Tags: December/January 2015, john deere, restoration,

John Deere E 1-1/2 HP engine

Here are pictures of my John Deere E 1-1/2 HP engine. I paid $50 for the basket case. I took the pictures Sept. 28, 2014, at the Old Timers Reunion in Xenia, Ohio.

I had to find the muffler, magneto, gas tank, many gaskets, igniter, gas line and square nuts. I found much help restoring the engine from an article in Gas Engine Magazine, September 1985, written by Stanley Bessent of Goldthwaite, Texas. A most informative article.

Ken Butterworth, Lebanon, Ohio; email: kenbutterworth@yahoo.com.

John Deere E 1-1/2 HP engine

John Deere E 1-1/2 HP engine