Ransomes 16’’ MK11

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  • #34436

    louis
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    Hi everyone,
    My name is Louis, I live in Belgium (Namur). I am trying to revive a Ransomes 16’’ MK11 with a Ransomes 4 stroke engine, but some pieces are missing – piston segments, exhaust pipe, and a small screw on the side of the carburettor, and I don’t find any spares parts in Belgium. Would any of you have an idea of where I could find these parts? Many thanks to all and regards -Louis

    #34437

    expeatfarmer
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    Louis
    I am currently breaking a 36″ mower fitted with the Sturmey Archer engine there may be some common parts can you post photographs of your machine.

    #34440

    louis
    Participant

    Hello expeatfarmer, thank you for your prompt reply. I forgot to take pictures of the machine before removing the engine, but I could find pictures of a complete one on the internet (you see the exhaust pipe I am searching for). With regards the carburettor you see on my picture the small screw missing. Many thanks for your help.

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    #34446

    charlie
    Keymaster

    If you are unable to find piston rings it is possible to have them made. A UK company that can make them is Cox and Turner Engineering
    The missing screw on the carburettor looks like it is the tickler for flooding the carb. It may be worth contacting a carb company such as Burlen Fuels

    #34447

    expeatfarmer
    Participant

    The engine is I believe a Sturmey Archer, the “screw” missing from the carb is as Charlie says a tickler plunger to flood the carb, the silencer I have is very similar I will take a picture.

    #34452

    louis
    Participant

    Yes, you both are right, it’s the tickler plunger. Thank you for both adresses, I’ll surf on their sites.
    Behind the mag chain (« Ransomes »), one can read « LSA 125 », I suppose for Sturmey Archer.

    #34460

    hdtrust
    Participant

    Hi There look at the side of the mower,the opposite side to the chain case.You’ll find a cast disc,tell me what it says and I will date it for you.
    Kind regards
    Andrew
    Archivist
    The Hall & Duck Trust

    #34468

    louis
    Participant

    Hello Andrew, do you mean the kind of clutch? I can’t see anything written on it…

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