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Circus Wagon Restoration

The Troy (Ohio) Historical Society has an early truck trailer manufactured by the Troy Trailer Company, sometime before WWI. This trailer frame is 18 feet long and 44 inches wide and is rated at 10,000 pounds.  We believe it was a flatbed trailer with a bed width of perhaps 7 ...

An Interesting Gas Engine Ignition Problem

Author David Cave's 1910 4hp Waterloo boy. Poor running got David looking closely at ignition dwell. Some time back, I acquired a 1910 4hp battery and coil powered Waterloo Boy engine with an interesting problem. Today I say it had an interesting problem, at the time I used less ...

A Job Well Done

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 ...

Not So Dirty Deere

I see you had my dirt engine in your October/November 2014 issue. I want to thank you for putting it in Gas Engine Magazine. I thought you might like to see what it looks like three months later.I found it in my corn field after planting corn over it. We had to bulldoze a fence row out so we ...

Junkyard Find

After sitting in an Iowa junkyard for 30 years and braving life under water each time the river flooded, this 1914 1-3/4 HP Chore Boy was rescued by Michael Standley. He has no intention of painting it. Well done Michael!

Where to Start on 2 HP Jaeger?

I just bought a 2 HP Jaeger. I'm not getting any fire to the plug. What do I need to start looking at first? Can it be as minor as setting the points? Please forward this question to anyone willing to give me good advice and coaching. It has the WICO system.Ronnie Spivey, Rocky Mount, North ...

Reverse Electrolysis Primer

Peter Rooke isn't new to restoring antique engines, but he's usually cleaning up parts, not making them look older.For his restoration of 1917 Fuller & Johnson 1-1/2 HP engine, though, Peter had to make some new pieces look older to match the rest of the engine. Below he gives a brief ...

Profiles: Nostalgic Reflections

Nostalgic Reflections offers custom and replica name plates for antique tractors and gas engines. Company: Nostalgic Reflections Location: Veradale, Washington Contact: 509-226-3522; www.nostalgicreflections.comNostalgic Reflections makes name plates, custom dash plaques, serial plates, ...

Need tips on restoring CO-OP manure spreader

I have a manure spreader that I bought new in 1951 from CO-OP. The spreader is in very good condition with the original wood floor. It has a small amount of original paint that is about the color of Norm Fisher’s 1951 E-3 tractor. I am trying to find the color code and logo that belong to ...

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