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(1931 Lister D)
1929 Lister D
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have not restored this engine as yet.
I have given it a check over,
changed the oil and carried out basic servicing.
It runs on
petrol/paraffin. That is, it starts on petrol and then, when thoroughly
warmed through the paraffin is turned on.
At present the engine is bolted
to my garage floor and has been run on several occasions. It has run with
no problem on paraffin for over an hour before I turned it off.
of the larger flywheel and the higher revs per minute (1000 as opposed to the
normal 700) I suspect this was used to run an electrical generator.
restoration I will probably drive a generator from it again.
engine was supplied to Salaman and Handell Ltd of London on the 5th March
It was built on 13th February in that year.
This engine has a float chamber for the
The magneto on this engine is mounted
directly below the fuel tank and is chain driven.
Note the different top to this
engine. It was probably originally either tank or radiator cooled.
Lister DK Video Clip 01
Click on the picture to see a
short video clip of the DK running in my garage.
Player should open and the file be downloaded and played.
Alternatively, right click and "save target as" to a temporary
folder on your computer and
run it from there. The file is less than 600KB and will only take a few seconds on broadband.
Lister DK Video Clip 02
Note in this clip how I have temporarily altered the exhaust.
Running it to a "pot" like this makes it run very quietly.
The file less than 600KB and will only take a few seconds on broadband.
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