SMOKE RINGS


| May/June 1981



Air compressor used to pump fresh air

F. Edwards

An inquiry for help comes from F. C. WATTS, 83 Gordon Street, Ormiston, Queensland 4163 Australia: 'I am restoring a small 32 volt Delco-Light generator No. 289128 which has a Delco Start motor no. 337-8508. None of the reprints I have carry this model. The engine runs fine but I wonder if your readers could give me any information as the model number would be a great start.'

I must again tell you folks-when you write me a letter for the column, remember I cannot mention any article, part, books, etc. unless it is also in the classified ads. The column is a medium for advice, aids, information or just correspondence between the Gas Engine Family and may not be used as advertising. I'm sure if you think about it, you will understand this would not be fair to our advertisers, nor to us as we need our ads to help us keep the magazine going.'

ROBERT C. NOLAND, 2718 Cr. 120, Craig, Colorado 81625 writes: 'I found most of a Waterloo Boy tractor. Somebody cut the front out but most of the major parts are there. I would like to correspond with someone that could help. See ad in Wanted Ads.'

A new subscriber finds our magazine informative and helpful and would now like to call on the knowledge and experience of the readers: 'I have, what I am satisfied to believe is a 1 HP Titan engine. I have also been told it is a Famous. By magazines and pictures, I could see a small difference in the thickness of the heads, and feel it is a Titan. Did the Titan 1 HP engine have a serial number? I have found numbers like G7637 on the cylinder side and G6526 on the top of the base and other numbers that I feel are parts or casting numbers. Could anyone tell if it had a serial number and possibly what year of manufacture?

It is a horizontal water-hopper with ignitor and battery coil ignition. Bore is 35/8' x 4' stroke and a brass connecting rod.

Many of us would like to hear from someone who has been in this position, as we have extremely limited funds to put into our hobby and cannot afford the help offered by dealers. We are counting on receiving tips that may help us out.' Write JIMMY G. JONES, 620 Locust Street, Carrollton, Illinois 62016.