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| September/October 1975

  • Engine has 2 spark plugs
    I recently restored this old gas engine. It's a real jewel and runs like a new engine. This one cylinder engine has [2] spark plugs. It has a Briggs & Stratton name plate on it, No. P-2464. Briggs & Stratton told me that they never made an engine with two
    Palmer Bochow
  • Unknown engine

  • It has a Schebler carburetor

    Philip DeJarlais
  • 3/4 HP Engine
    A picture of my 3/4 HP Associated, the second engine which I've restored. I got the 'Bug' while attending the '73' Stumptown Steamer Show. My wife and I showed four engines at the '74' show. I now have two single Maytags, a M
    Lee A. Huntsman
  • It has a Schebler carburetor

    Philip DeJarlais
  • It has a Schebler carburetor
    I need help from GEM readers. I have a two cylinder Coldwell engine with no other name, address or serial number on it. The name Coldwell is spelled out in script across the top of the block which is cast en bloc as they were back in the early 20s and ear
    Philip DeJarlais
  • Engine has radiator in flywheel
    I hope some of your readers can help me identify this engine. This engine has radiator in flywheel, made by Collis, Clinton, Iowa for Mieley Pierson. The information I have is from an engine that looks the same found at an auto show in Pennsylvania last y
    Tom Cooney
  • It has one cylinder air cooled engine
    WHAT IS IT? We found the holds where the plate was riveted on but it's gone. It has one cylinder air cooled engine. A bell housing with provision for an electric starter (automobile style), it is gone also. It now has a pull starter on the fro
    Tom Campbell
  • The gentleman pictured was the original owner
    A 6 HP gasoline engine. On the brass plate is 'Built by C.H.A. Dissinger & Brothers, Wrightsville, Pa. The gentleman pictured is 76 and was the original owner. He told us he had owned four of these Dissinger engines. This was the last to be sold. He
    Richard E

  • Engine has 2 spark plugs
  • Unknown engine
  • It has a Schebler carburetor
  • 3/4 HP Engine
  • It has a Schebler carburetor
  • It has a Schebler carburetor
  • Engine has radiator in flywheel
  • It has one cylinder air cooled engine
  • The gentleman pictured was the original owner

My 'unknown' engine. It's in the 3/4 - 1 HP range and is of a hit or miss type. The mag is a Tripolar Webster Oscillator. No name - just part of casting numbers.

3 Iby Street, South Burlington, Vermont 05401.

Need Help!

I would appreciate any information anyone may have on where this engine was manufactured and for what purpose it was used. It was stuck when I got it, but I have it all apart now and will soon assemble it

I'm now restoring a Woman's Friend washing machine with an early Briggs & Stratton. This has the valves through the head and the carb mounts on the base. I have it done and running. Just need to go over the wooden tub and it will be finished.



I would like to hear from other collectors and would like to hear from anyone concerning the Associated and the Briggs.

WHAT IS IT? We found the holds where the plate was riveted on but it's gone. It has one cylinder air cooled engine. A bell housing with provision for an electric starter (automobile style), it is gone also. It now has a r<>: pull starter on the front. Behind the bell housing is a transmission and then a brake on the output shaft and a drive shaft with universal joints at both ends. It also has a worm gear steering box on top of the bell housing. The cable laying over the steering wheel is the throttle control. The gas tank is mounted on top of the engine, but the bracket looks homemade, so I don't think that set-up is original. It has a very strange intake also. The funny shaped hole in the side of the air shroud next to the starter pulley leads right into the carb intake. There is a mesh air filter that slips in and seals around the carb on the inside and also the shroud on the outside so the air pressure from the flywheel veins force-feeds the carb. It has a flywheel mag, but the carb was burned up when we got it, so we ran new wires to the points inside the flywheel and ran them out through a hole in the plate to a Volkswagen coil and battery and fired the plug that way. The markings are: Courtesy of Tom Campbell, Route 1, Box 115, Zion, Illinois 60099



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