DEUTZ V12 DIESEL MODEL A12L614 YEAR 1954
Here is a running example of the very first V12 model DEUTZ made, dating
back to 1954. They only made this A12L614 model for 6 years. It is 16
litres in capacity and air cooled. The design dates back to before WW2 but
their construction could not commence until Germany was rebuilt.
The Deutz V12 are very rare and this is one of the oldest running examples
I am running modified airfilters and Exhausts.
3 TON FLYWHEEL 'COLD-START-UP' @ Trimpley Steam Rally 2 Aug 09 Vic & Roger Starting the Petter
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Enjoy watching Vic Narborough assisted by Roger Coleman Start ONE of only
a few remaining of its kind IN THE WORLD a Vickers Petter 2 cylinder
Diesel engine, designed by Rudolf Diesel and built in 1926 by Petters,
Rudolf Diesel was born on the 18th March 1858 and died 29th Sept 1913
This engine was built in Ipswich and it pumped fresh water at a location
somewhere in North Yorkshire and then stood idle for many years.
According to its current owner when he was made aware of it and its
whereabouts made an approach to the owner with a view to buying it which he
The Engine weighs in at 9ton and the Flywheel weighs 3ton, at 250rpm it
will develope 125bhp, it is mounted on a 1979 Foden and the combined weight
is + 20 ton. the Foden Lorry started life as a Snow Plough & Gritter for
Monmouth County Council.
While being used for demonstration the Vickers Petter 2 cylinder Diesel
uses about 1gallon of fuel per-hour.
Sadly Vic the owner [the one smoking a pipe passed away Dec 2012] rest in
Caterpillar - D8 - Diesel - Cold Start - Cat - Tractor - WW2 - Normandy
Caterpillar D8-8R Built in Illinois USA in 1941 then shipped over to
England to join 79th armoured Div 819 Dozer Squadron. This actual machine
took part in Normandy and D-Day events. Filmed on 19th July 2008 at Barton
under Needwood Steam Rally ( near Lichfield Staffs ) What you are watching
is the start process needed before the Big Cats diesel engine can be
started. The petrol driven starter motor ( donkey engine ) is fired up
first. This generates heat which inturn is used to warm up the big diesel
engine prior to starting. The action of the starter motor also builds up
the oil pressure in the big diesel engine. When the required oil pressure
has been reached you will see the guy activate the start mechanism on the
diesel engine. Once she has fired up the primary petrol engine is shut down
leaving the Big Cat Diesel engine purring away....Sweet
1905 Reid 15hp oilfield stationary engine
This is a 1905 Reid 15 hp engine that my Dad just rebuilt/restored. The
cart it sits on, He built himself from pictures. The rear wheels are made
from 30" pipe, and the fronts are 16". The frame is some left over I beam
and the steering is his own design.
The fuel is propane with a needle valve to regulate flow. The ignition is
some old military coil with a sparkplug screwed into an adapter in the head
that he made and a micro switch mounted on the base with a trigger mounted
to a disc bolted to the crank. The flyball gov. isn't connected yet, but it
will be soon to help control rpm.
HTZ T-150KM with Scania DS14 V8-diesel starting -4 degrees.
I installed Scania engine in Harkov T-150K last winter because the old
engine was leaking coolant to engine oil. There's self made adaptor plate
between engine and transmission case. Scania DS14 engine was bought from
junk yard. I made it only minor repairs to the engine like replaced one
broken cylinder liner with new one and installed new nozzles.
80 H.P. Fairbanks Morse
Fairbanks 80 H.P. running a big D.C. generator.
Here is a movie of them starting it up.. http://youtu.be/t44dwcUcYlk
Rap 24 hp semidiesel, third start attempt, the successful one.
More than two years since the last start attempt. Too many other projects
have had priority.
We used a couple of hours to get things running smoothly again and pumped
out more than 10 litres of rainwater from the crankcase but when we tried
to start, it went far better than expected :-)
The engine started running backwards and at time 3:00, I reduce the rpm and
give it a couple of manual fuel injections to change direction to forward.
40 H.P. Bovaird & Seyfang
40 H.P. Boviard a& seyfang running at the Boone County Fair in Lebanon
Indiana. I used to own this engine and sold it to 2 men from Thorntown.
Rap 24 hp semidiesel, second start attempt.
This video illustrates what happends when these two stroke semidiesels run
out due to too much oil in the crankcase. With my left hand, I block the
injection pump, so from that time the engine run on lube oil only, no
diesel at all. I have heard lots of stories about this from decades ago but
this is the first time, to my knowledge, that it is captured on video.
Luckily we had blocked most of the air intake prior to starting and ended
at somewhat over 1000 rpm. Max operating rpm is 425-450. With full air
supply, I would guess this engine would reach thousands of rpm and I could
only guess what would have happened then...
The electric glowplug short circuited so we had to rely on the propane
burner which had slightly low temperature. In this startattempt, we used an
acetylene burner and got the glowplug bright red. The crankcase was,
unfortunately, filled with too much oil so the engine was running on its
lube oil from the crankcase instead of diesel. Still some trouble with the
fuel injection, doesn't feel right when injecting diesel manually.
Engine Fairbanks Morse Model 32D 1936
Engine Fairbanks Morse Model 32D 1936 - Il Modello 32 è disponibile in due
dimensioni dei cilindri: 12 "con foro da 15" e 14
I 12 × 15 del motore, noto come -12, cosa cu disponibili in uno a tre
cilindri versioni con ogni spostamento cilindro 1,696. trovi e la
produzione di circa 40-50 CV. I 14 × 17 del motore, noto come -14, cosa cu
disponibile in uno a sei cilindri con ogni spostamento cilindro 2,617.
trovi e la produzione di 60-75 CV. Velocità di funzionamento normale
variava 257-360 RPM.