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Yes Gordon, I do have both front and rear "original" engine mounting cross braces.  This version of the four cylinder Locomobile engine was surely the most advanced with , five main bearings, long 6" stroke, full pressure oiling and the trademark manganese bronze crankcase.


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We had a trip out to East Yorkshire today and collected this 1908 Singer. It is believed to have been converted to a lorry for war work in Aberdeenshire during WWI but we only have documentation going

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Here is my WW-1 find and hope to add enough parts to rebuild back to its original grandeur.  This engine is a 1917 Riker (Locomobile) truck engine.   More Riker parts are likely to exist in Britain an

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I was given these wheels. The rubber is held onto the rims with a steel band in the center. Outside diameter is about 730mm and width 100mm. The centers have been cut out many years ago. Anyone recognize from what vehicle they might be?







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