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Tangye AA Oil Engine
Object ID1611
Date1920-05-20
Works No31233BR
Accession NoIF:2006:002
StatusOn Display
Category Engine
Collection IDInternal Fire Core Collection
Made ByTangyes Ltd
Made InCornwall Works, Birmingham
DescriptionSingle cylinder horizontal oil engine, petrol start hot bulb.
LocationInstalled in Hall 3
ConditionRunning
Conservation/ Maintenance History
Initial Check
2007-03-12

Flywheel side main bearing tight, side shaft required adjusting due to excessive backlash. Vapouriser blocked,


Maintenance
2008-08-22

Little end bearing replaced due to excessive wear. Gudgeon pin reground true, -12 thou. New P/B bearing made and fitted to rod. Vapouriser blocked and required cleaning.


Maintenance
2009-04-02

Vapouriser cleaned


Maintenance
2009-10-03

Vapouriser stripped and cleaned

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