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Post by pistolpete61 on Tue Nov 26 2013, 21:29

Just bought this new toy to play with just come in from the states,

Empire 2 1/2 hp hit and miss.







Not to be touched till the mule team truck is finished !!Very Happy 

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Post by matt86 on Tue Nov 26 2013, 21:56

Nice one Pete just what i had in my mind when you said about it the other week , i know someone who has got one the same .

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Post by Lewis MacRae on Wed Nov 27 2013, 08:15

that's a nice engine, look big for 2 1/2 hp, is that original paint?

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Post by Lewis MacRae on Wed Nov 27 2013, 08:15

that's a nice engine, look big for 2 1/2 hp, is that original paint?

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Post by kevjhnsn on Wed Nov 27 2013, 11:07

Lewis MacRae wrote:that's a nice engine, look big for 2 1/2 hp, is that original paint?
pete
sweet motor always enjoy looking at the empires
that paint job looks like it only needs the oily rag treatment "will i would "anyway
it looks just aged right to suite the old girl
looks like we have the same taste in temperary trolleys lol

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Post by pistolpete61 on Wed Nov 27 2013, 17:50

Lewis MacRae wrote:that's a nice engine, look big for 2 1/2 hp, is that original paint?
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As far as i no its the original paint which will stay as it is .

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Post by pistolpete61 on Wed Nov 27 2013, 17:52

pistolpete61 wrote:
Lewis MacRae wrote:that's a nice engine, look big for 2 1/2 hp, is that original paint?
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As far as i no its the original paint which will stay as it is .
It will get a check over and the oily rag over it and a small steel truck made for it like the one im making .

sound's like it will look great!

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Post by Lewis MacRae on Wed Nov 27 2013, 18:36

will look great when finished, does it run?

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Post by pistolpete61 on Wed Nov 27 2013, 21:46

Lewis MacRae wrote:will look great when finished, does it run?
Ive had a couple bangs out of it the mag is all good and trips ok just need to go over it and get new fuel tank made which I will start
making as soon as I finish this amanco truck im doing, also need to make new vertical check valve as well as it is missing, should be quite an easy restoration !!!
famous last words lol.Smile 

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Post by pistolpete61 on Wed Nov 27 2013, 21:48

kevjhnsn wrote:
Lewis MacRae wrote:that's a nice engine, look big for 2 1/2 hp, is that original paint?
pete
sweet motor always enjoy looking at the empires
that paint job looks like it only needs the oily rag treatment "will i would "anyway
it looks just aged right to suite the old girl
looks like we have the same taste in temperary trolleys lol

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So where did you get your trolley from I nicked mine years ago from a warehouse in Manchester were there were hundreds should of got more lol.

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Post by kevjhnsn on Thu Nov 28 2013, 03:23

pistolpete61 wrote:
kevjhnsn wrote:
Lewis MacRae wrote:that's a nice engine, look big for 2 1/2 hp, is that original paint?
pete
sweet motor always enjoy looking at the empires
that paint job looks like it only needs the oily rag treatment "will i would "anyway
it looks just aged right to suite the old girl
looks like we have the same taste in temperary trolleys lol

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So where did you get your trolley from I nicked mine years ago from a warehouse in Manchester were there were hundreds should of got more lol.
lol that maybe the same place as me then industrial unit around manchester about 8-10yrs back lol
i was a delivery driver at the time ,they said to take one and use it if needed ,so i did Smile 
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look good Pete will we see it at Henham next year?

Post by paul goldsmith on Fri Nov 29 2013, 21:15

pistolpete61 wrote:Just bought this new toy to play with just come in from the states,

Empire 2 1/2 hp hit and miss.







Not to be touched till the mule team truck is finished !!Very Happy 

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