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Engine identification
« on: April 03, 2021, 04:10:34 PM »
Hi, thanks for the add to this forum.

I have a serial number 6399 D H 2

2 H/ P

Please assist in identifying its age and manual to assist me
In gaining the correct information on it in aid of restoration.

I am in South Africa.

Best greetings



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Re: Engine identification
« Reply #1 on: April 04, 2021, 04:52:11 AM »
Hi Daniel and welcome to the Forum.
I assume it is a Lister? Are there any other pieces of information you can add to what you have listed already?
The more info you offer us the easier it is to identify. eg, if it is a petrol engine what magneto is on it, if you know the differences between them.
Lister engines are a very easy engine to work on, parts not so hard to find but may need to be bought in from the UK if no suppliers are local to you in South Africa. When I stripped and rebuilt an engine recently there was no information on it at all other than the occasional comment online as it was rare and old engine built here in Australia. So something I suggest you do is remove one thing at a time and take photos, lots of photos as a reference as to how it goes back together.
Is the engine free and turn over ok? That is half the battle the rest is easy.
« Last Edit: April 04, 2021, 04:57:55 AM by cobbadog »
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