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Re: New project.

Postby Charles uk » Fri Nov 10, 2017 11:56 am

Keith are those crank web cheeks aluminium?
Make it idiot proof and someone will make a better idiot.

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Re: New project.

Postby Collector Inspector » Fri Nov 10, 2017 12:02 pm

Charles uk wrote:Keith are those crank web cheeks aluminium?


J.H.L. yes Charles they are composite of the day.

Sorry to but in but this is so cool?

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Re: New project.

Postby Keith.P » Fri Nov 10, 2017 12:58 pm

Both sides are exactly the same, tapered crank with a key way on both end, just 180% out on the key ways and yes its an ANZANI.

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Re: New project.

Postby Charles uk » Fri Nov 10, 2017 3:24 pm

I have 5 Anzanis (4 different models) Keith & none have a crankshaft like that.
Make it idiot proof and someone will make a better idiot.

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Re: New project.

Postby Keith.P » Fri Nov 10, 2017 3:43 pm

So it must be a model you haven't got.
It is an odd one, as I said, I don't think its all that common having an Anzani inboard motor.

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Re: New project.

Postby Collector Inspector » Sat Nov 11, 2017 7:02 am

Inboard motor. How extremely interesting Keith.

I knew that it must be Anzani because of the crank build. The cranks are made by JAP for British Anzani.......with J.A.P. ground from one side of the rod. 99% were anyway.

The other taper indicated some form of put put or similar power coupling end.......starter or chain assy etc. That stumped me. Well done.

SOS has an advert for one with a belt drive.......once I committed to googling just now. 8)

Extremely impressed that you are working an inboard Aye.

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Please keep us informed as you go Mate.

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Re: New project.

Postby Keith.P » Sat Nov 11, 2017 11:01 am

Its no actually that model, the one I have has a, or should I say had a square fuel tank and the exhaust above the cylinder, not below like this model, the one I have is from around 1953, I believe that picture is from 1951.

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Re: New project.

Postby AusAnzani » Tue Nov 14, 2017 4:11 am

Interesting indeed.

The only 'outboard' that I've seen with a double tapered crank like that is the Tas / Sea Hawk. The upper taper is of course for the flywheel magneto. The lower taper is for the cooling fan which blows air from the underside of the cylinder, ducted for improved efficiency via a fan cowl assembly.

From what i understand, double tapers like that are not uncommon on stationary engines.

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Re: New project.

Postby Keith.P » Fri Nov 17, 2017 7:53 pm

Well Anzani did come up with some strange looking motors over the years, like the two Super singles bolted together and so on.
I did find a picture of one, but it's still not exactly the same as my one, the base is different, but the rest is pretty much the same.
I will post up some pictures as soon as I have something worth taking a picture of.

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Re: New project.

Postby Oyster 49 » Sun Nov 19, 2017 1:30 am

I’ve seen one of those Anzani engines with 2super singles grafted together belonging to a forum member. Interesting looking engine,

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Re: New project.

Postby Keith.P » Thu Nov 23, 2017 10:25 pm

I had to fix something before I could really get started, as you can see, it didn't look good.

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So I plugged my old Oxford welder and had a go, not too bad if I say so myself.
Time to take over the kitchen table and do some painting.

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Re: New project.

Postby Liam2k3 » Thu Nov 23, 2017 10:45 pm

Looking good

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Re: New project.

Postby Keith.P » Fri Dec 08, 2017 10:55 am

So far so good.

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Re: New project.

Postby Liam2k3 » Sat Dec 09, 2017 10:16 am

Is this going back into a boat or is it just a paper weight

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Re: New project.

Postby Keith.P » Sat Dec 09, 2017 10:46 am

At the moment I don't know if it even runs, plus I'm still looking for the right fuel tank.
It will most probably be a display motor and go in the shed with my other 50 paper weights.


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