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Stanley 20 hp Cylinder

This is a prime example of a Goose Neck steam passage.  These are what happens when a slide or “D” valve is used and they are all bad.  The “Goose Neck” steam passage is long and wasteful.  It is clearance … Continue reading

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Bruce Heppler Toledo

  Bruce Heppler of Covina, California with his recent acquisition.  This is a homemade replica of an early 1900’s Toledo steam car.  Note the wooden wheels and tiller steer.  About the only original thing is the steam engine.  Everything else … Continue reading

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Wood Fire Dune Buggy

This is my wood fired dune buggy.  There is a large fire box with a large dc powered centrifugal fan blowing air into the bottom of it so that the ashes and coals are burned and blown up the smoke … Continue reading

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Doble Auxiliary V-2 Engine

  This is a Doble auxiliary engine designed for F-31 that was not used for such.  It is double acting compound piston valve.  HP is 1.531 inches, LP 2.575 inches and stroke is 2.00 inches.  Engine has ball-bearing mains.  Valve … Continue reading

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Doble “F” Boilers

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Doble “E” Engine

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Bonneville Racing Car

Here are some construction blueprints for the engine in the car.  It is a three cylinder, originally a Chrysler outboard engine, that was modified with some cast iron cylinders from an International Cub cultivating tractor and poppet valves.  It now … Continue reading

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