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Old 01-01-18, 06:28 PM   #25
mervyn cloake
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Originally Posted by nickh View Post
Not a very successful engine - I think some wag at the works quipped that it seemed like more came back under complaint than they actually shipped! Of course their consequent rarity makes them all the more interesting to collectors now.

These engines are known as a Colt. You are right they weren't successful. the problem was with the governor weights. they would spread to far and hit the housing and fly to bits. a modification can be made to prevent that from happening, then they are good engines.

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