Ferrier 120 help please

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Ferrier 120 help please

Post by AdamJones » Mon Jan 15, 2018 8:27 am

H8 guys I was lucky enug( to pick up a little Ferrier 120 here in South Australia. Only problem is it’s missing the gearbox and drive shaft. Any idea where I would be able to find the parts I’m looking for. If overseas I’m more than happy to pay the price for the items and postage to get it to me.
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Re: Ferrier 120 help please

Post by AdamJones » Sun Dec 02, 2018 11:25 am

Hi Guys still in need of the drive shaft and gearbox for my Ferrier 120. Any help or leads would be very appreciated.
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Re: Ferrier 120 help please

Post by Charles uk » Sun Dec 02, 2018 1:17 pm

Adam,

98% of the readers of this site will have no idea what a Ferrier 120 gearbox looks like, so even if they have one sitting in a parts box they won't know if it's the one your looking for!

I've only ever seen perhaps 2 of these in the last 20 years & have no idea what the lower unit looks like.

A couple of pictures would help a lot as the same lower unit might have been used on another low volume British outboard.
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Re: Ferrier 120 help please

Post by Oyster 49 » Sun Dec 02, 2018 7:09 pm

I had a ferrier single cylinder model which I sold on a few years ago. Is the 120 the twin cylinder model? That’s a fairly rare beast for sure, the only way to obtain a gearbox will be to buy a second engine if one comes I suspect.

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Re: Ferrier 120 help please

Post by Charles uk » Sun Dec 02, 2018 7:22 pm

The Ferrier 240 was the only twin cylinder model, I'm told there were 4 different 120 models, all with a 2 bladed prop.
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Re: Ferrier 120 help please

Post by Oyster 49 » Sun Dec 02, 2018 9:37 pm

Keith P might be able to assist, I think he rebuilt one and kept one for parts? Worth asking.

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Re: Ferrier 120 help please

Post by Oyster 49 » Sun Dec 02, 2018 9:41 pm

The 2 I had looked like this
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Re: Ferrier 120 help please

Post by Charles uk » Sun Dec 02, 2018 9:56 pm

That one seems to be missing the water delivery tube, did you run it?
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Re: Ferrier 120 help please

Post by Oyster 49 » Mon Dec 03, 2018 11:39 am

That's a photo I found on google, I don't have any photos of the two I had. I think this one belongs to a forum member down under.

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Re: Ferrier 120 help please

Post by Charles uk » Mon Dec 03, 2018 11:53 am

If I remember right, didn't the water delivery run in the same location as a Seagull 102?
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Re: Ferrier 120 help please

Post by AusAnzani » Fri Dec 07, 2018 3:47 am

Oyster 49 wrote:The 2 I had looked like this
G'day Oyester, That's definitely a Ferrier 120 (belongs to member Collector Inspector). They were available with two styles of fuel tank. Per the picture and a wrap around. Cylinder gives clues as to the tank style eg no threaded holes for the tank brackets on those designed to have a wrap around tank.

Adam needs a gearbox for his, and I need a wrap around tank for mine.

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S

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