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Tanman

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Mystery engine?
« on: January 11, 2021, 05:21:11 PM »
Can anyone identify this Chinese diesel?
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Re: Mystery engine?
« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2021, 05:22:35 PM »
Itís a Chinese vertical that Iíve never seen before.
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Re: Mystery engine?
« Reply #2 on: January 11, 2021, 05:36:00 PM »
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Re: Mystery engine?
« Reply #3 on: January 11, 2021, 09:43:15 PM »
I think it's one of these, but have never seen one before: http://www.tractordumper.com/sale-12106790-12-1kw-farm-tractor-parts-18-hp-diesel-engine-dlh1105-single-piston.html

I found two that someone is selling for $100 a piece, I think for that price they are worth going for! What do you guys think?
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Re: Mystery engine?
« Reply #4 on: January 11, 2021, 10:26:33 PM »
Heck yeah, I would be all over that.

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« Reply #5 on: January 14, 2021, 05:25:59 AM »
Do they run? For that price they would need to be a runner. If they don't run you are paying big money for scrap metal. You can also copy and paste the name and use google to trnslate the name of it to establish what it is.
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Re: Mystery engine?
« Reply #6 on: January 14, 2021, 06:43:51 PM »
I cannot identify the Chinese manufacturer, but from the pictures you have shown, this looks a lot a Hatz E75 engine.

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Re: Mystery engine?
« Reply #7 on: January 15, 2021, 03:40:58 AM »
I helped pick one up with a friend that was almost the same. He bought it near Wilton, Connecticut about 28 years ago. The Name on the engine was Iron Ox. The engine was built. Honestly, I think it put most single cylinder water cooled engines to shame. Including Changfa. My friend sold the thing before I moved to North Carolina. I should of bought it.  They were some of Chinaís premium engines that were imported briefly in Connecticut. Everything about them looked over built. I tried finding another one about 11 years ago and had no luck. I think my friend paid about $300.00 at the time. It came with a rebuild kit. The thing was heavy. It was direct injected.

Great engine, but parts are going to be hard to find.
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« Reply #8 on: January 15, 2021, 04:00:54 AM »
Just did a search and here is the exact engine. Was electric and hand start. Wish we can get them.

http://www.delux.com.cn/en/view.asp?proid=25
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Re: Mystery engine?
« Reply #9 on: January 15, 2021, 05:05:28 PM »
Unfortunately, the gentleman sold them before I could get there. Too bad, on the bright side I found someone semi-local that has a ton of running Kubota EA300's (for $300 each) of which I already have a generator based on and one spare engine. Based on availability (engines and parts), price, and location I may be deep diving into that engine over any other.
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Re: Mystery engine?
« Reply #10 on: January 15, 2021, 11:30:49 PM »
The EA300 engines are very good, I like them. If you can put parts away than that will be the way to go. Still have a bunch of air and oil filter strainers for them.

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« Reply #11 on: June 27, 2021, 04:53:16 AM »
Well I picked up a Metro 12/2 now so I'll probably be selling my EA300 setup. I'll post it on here first to do the forum a solid then push it on marketplace and Craigs.
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« Reply #12 on: June 30, 2021, 10:02:12 PM »
If your able to hold on the EA300 I would recommend it. When I got rid of the EA300 & EA330 I've had, I did not realize how large of a mistake it was getting getting rid of them. It took me quite a while to find a NOS EB300 to build the generator that I have now. And I will not sell it because itís a perfect for my needs.

The Kubota EB300 powered generator will put out 2500 watts continuous all day without breaking a sweat. And 3000 watt intermittent load for quite a while. I donít know for how long but it can sustain the load for well over an hour without any signs of overheating.

The generator had no problem starting a 1.5kw nail gun compressor with the air tank having 120 psi pressure during startup. It seemed like it did not know it was there. The brief surge current was over 50 amps.

The best things about the EB300 powered generator is it is very fuel efficient, still able to move it and simple to work on.

Here is the a brief write up on microcogen:
https://www.microcogen.info/index.php?topic=3800.0

It will be put in an enclosure and an electrical box will be built to switch from 120 to 240.
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« Reply #13 on: June 30, 2021, 11:54:48 PM »
That looks awesome, I did the crank start. I have the handle but my pin is sheared off atm. I wish I could keep them all but a lot of the fun for me is the hint and the initial build. After that I get bored lol.
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« Reply #14 on: July 01, 2021, 03:49:37 AM »
Thanks,

Yes, lots of the fun is the initial build.

Ive made other diesel gensets in which HVAC, electric water heater, oven, well pump, refrigerator/freezer, lights and all the comforts of home can be used with some load management. But there is a price. And that was fuel. Most of the time we did not need the 7500 watts. And, under 2500  watts they would wet stack. So to prevent wet stacking I had to run a load bank continuously when operating low loads in the home.

The ideal setup would be is to have 3 different sized generators:

1óA generator large enough for heavy loads only.

2óA generator for loads from 800 watts to 3000 to 3500 watts.

3óA small generator for loads up to 1000 watts. And something like a Honda or Yamaha inverter generator might be ideal.

My Yamaha 1000 watt inverter generator will run over 10 hours at 1/4 load on only 0.66 gallons. That is hard to beat. Sometimes a small gas inverter is the best solution for low fuel cost and low maintenance. But, itís not for everyoneís situation.
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