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Petter Atomic 3 Cylinder Diesel
Object ID5074
Date1936-05-05
Works No222471
Accession NoIF:LN:2013:001
StatusBeing Installed
Category Engine
Collection IDExhibits On Loan
Made ByPetters Ltd
Made InYeovil, England
DescriptionThree cylinder two-stroke diesel engine on ex-military trailer. Missing outrigger bearing and stub.

The engine is on long term loan to the museum and is displayed in the Hall 5 Leanto

Location
ConditionFair
Conservation/ Maintenance History
Fuel System
2015-08-17

Injection pumps stripped, suction and delivery balls replaced/seats spotted. All three injectors were u/s, two serviced and one replaced with a new spare from museum stock.


Big-End Replacement
2016-10-29

All 3 big ends require re-metalling. Engine now partially stripped, big-end journal sizes:-

Cyl 1Cyl 2Cyl 3
4.494"4.495"4.460"
4.495"4.493"4.459"
4.495"4.496"4.461"
4.494"4.496"4.460"
4.495"4.494"4.460"