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Re: Moline 1952 ZAU head

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03-05-2013 19:26:59

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it is a "Side-Valve" engine. Moline had a unique engine that used enlongated rocker arms & NO pushrods. the Bottom ran directly off the Cam shaft, the top directly to the Valves, which layed sideways on top of the engine.

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ILL John

03-06-2013 11:49:51

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 Re: Moline 1952 ZAU head in reply to maj-mm, 03-05-2013 19:26:59  
Marty, Where was that picture taken? That's my homemade "cutaway" engine, can't recognize the background. Thanks, John

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Alan K

03-06-2013 16:18:04

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 Re: Moline 1952 ZAU head in reply to ILL John, 03-06-2013 11:49:51  
I thought that was yours are the first person I though of when I saw the picture.

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03-06-2013 11:56:34

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 Re: Moline 1952 ZAU head in reply to ILL John, 03-06-2013 11:49:51  
I just did a Google Image search. Moline Engine Cutaway & there it was.

from an old post here on yt.

Very neat engine, I've seen photos of engines on display like this, back in the 40's.


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ILL John

03-06-2013 14:29:16

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 Re: Moline 1952 ZAU head in reply to maj-mm, 03-06-2013 11:56:34  
I've seen the U engine that was a factory cutaway, that gave me the idea to do this one. Guess I should be taking it to more MM shows. I also have all the heads except for the RE226E mounted in between the engines.

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03-06-2013 16:06:10

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 Re: Moline 1952 ZAU head in reply to ILL John, 03-06-2013 14:29:16  
That would be great to see at the shows!

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