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Re: MM Power units

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01-17-2014 11:28:49

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What you have is a very early 605 that was sold just after the merger of the companies that formed Minneapolis-Moline. That is why the "Twin City" radiator. (using up old stock maybe). The gas versions were very low compression; (many 60-120#) and could be hand cranked if you had enough "lead" in your britches. Same basic design that was used thru their history. Just a very early build.

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jd plowboy

01-18-2014 06:04:14

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 Re: MM Power units in reply to mmfan55, 01-17-2014 11:28:49  
i had a earlier model 605 power unit than the ones in the pic that came from a local sawmill. it sat for many years after they quit with it and then they where scraping all the leftover stuff and i got it before it went to scrap. it wasnt stuck from sitting but missing the mag. it had the old big cast pot belly intake and manifold with the primer cups on it but it was busted. it had 4202 heads on it.

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Brad Metcalf

01-17-2014 13:35:54

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 Re: MM Power units in reply to mmfan55, 01-17-2014 11:28:49  
mmfan you sat early what year are you talking the merge was in 29 right?

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Brad Metcalf

01-17-2014 13:07:38

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 Re: MM Power units in reply to mmfan55, 01-17-2014 11:28:49  
What kind of HP are these motors? Thanks for the information

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