Hunslett shunter

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Re: Hunslett shunter

Post #11 by Jeremy Rowland » Thu Jun 07, 2018 10:50 pm

mechman wrote:The engine is a Dorman 4LB. The info I've managed to find on it is, 4 Cyl , just under 6.4 Ltr, 74 BHP at 1800 REVS. It's a fair size lump, so does any one know what size battery should be used on it, amp hours or whatever? It's a 12 volt system and it looks a though it's only had 1 battery on it.
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This engine is the same one that's fitted to a couple of the Priestman cranes at Andrew Beaulah's I asked him what battery to fit? He said any decent size truck battery that will fit in the space allocated for it. :thumbup:

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Re: Hunslett shunter

Post #12 by mechman » Fri Jun 08, 2018 12:39 am

except Yuasa?


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Re: Hunslett shunter

Post #13 by Jeremy Rowland » Fri Jun 08, 2018 7:36 am

mechman wrote:except Yuasa?



You got it :lol:

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Re: Hunslett shunter

Post #14 by mechman » Sat Jun 16, 2018 5:42 pm

The latest is I got it running this afternoon, not without a few snags (wouldn't be any fun otherwise) put a few pics up, all of it running. The excess fuel return pipe to the tank is badly corroded (leaking badly so that needs replacing (another day) but the engine is as sweet as a nut. Apparently It's been stood for 8 years.
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Re: Hunslett shunter

Post #15 by Jeremy Rowland » Sat Jun 16, 2018 7:20 pm

Well done Norman keep up the good work. :claphands:

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