New Idea Co., Coldwater, Ohio

Engines A to Z: New Idea No. 2 engine.


| February/March 2015


Manufacturer: New Idea Co., Coldwater, Ohio
Year: Circa 1931
Serial Number: AH1055
HP: 1-1/2 to 2-1/2
Bore: 3-1/2-inch
Stroke: 5-inch
Additional info: “This is kind of a neat engine,” Paul Fischer says. “It has Timken taper roller bearings for the main bearings. It also has a totally enclosed crankcase with felt seals on the crankshaft and cork seals on the exhaust rod and governor rod. It has an air filter installed on the carburetor and the crankcase breather. I built the cart. Decals came from K & K of Shelbyville, Ind. I would like to thank Ray Forrer of the Sandwich Engine Club and Ollie Wendel of the New Idea Preservation Committee for the information and literature they shared with me.”

Owner: Paul Fischer, 11463 Wapak-Fryburg Rd., Wapakoneta, Ohio 45895

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