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Ruston Open crank Differences

Post by Hughesy on Fri May 06 2011, 11:13

Hello All
I am after a ruston bpr but as they are so uncommon i have now been offered a ruston pr can anyone tell me the differences between the the 2 engines.


many thanks lewis

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Re: Ruston Open crank Differences

Post by stationary stu on Fri May 06 2011, 12:40

Hi Lewis I've had a look about I can't see a lot of difference between the engines, so looking forward to what you find out about them.

http://www.howardengineerium.co.uk/Ruston%20Hornsby.html

http://tractors.wikia.com/wiki/File:Ruston_BPR_no._150880_at_Rushden_08_-_P5010253.jpg

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Post by Villiers on Fri May 06 2011, 14:41

My Ruston BPR is classed as a PR so it could be a 4 1/2 BHP PR. Got any photos or dimentions??

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Post by stationary stu on Fri May 06 2011, 16:32

No sorry Lewis I just google images of the engines and put the links on for you to look at.

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Re: Ruston Open crank Differences

Post by Hughesy on Sat May 07 2011, 08:53

it is what im looking for a 4 1/2 bpr ruston. Stu did the sump fit okay mate.

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Post by stationary stu on Sat May 07 2011, 08:57

Lewis the sump just arrived yesterday afternoon and I never had time to check it out, but it does look the same, thanks. Very Happy
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Post by Hughesy on Sat May 07 2011, 09:18

No problem Stu I hope it fits your engine. Lewis

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