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MUTT engines

Postby bobtanker » Sun Jul 25, 2004 5:23 pm

Does anyone know who made the engines for the M151?
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Postby cp » Sun Jul 25, 2004 5:41 pm

Hercules, for one. I have read that there is at least one more engine manufacturer, but the name eludes me right now. IIRC, as underpowered as the Hercules is, the other is worse.
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Postby Guest » Sun Aug 01, 2004 6:13 pm

White Motor Company made most, Next Ford, but I have never heard that Hercules made any.

Postby blackdog » Sun Aug 01, 2004 6:19 pm

The engine is actually a german design too :]

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Hercules engine - Ford taunus

Postby » Mon Aug 02, 2004 3:19 pm

Dear Muttfans,

Hercules most certainly was a manufacturer of Mutt engines. Somewhere in the archives I have a photo of a product sheet from the company clearly showing the mutt engine.

Blackdog is also correct when he says it was a german design. The mutt engine reminds me very much of the British Ford cars the Consul and Zephyr) of the late 50s.

A couple of years ago, i was in touch with a Ford engineer who was involved in the testing of an M151 engine in Egypt in the 1950s.

He confirmed that the company used an off-the-shelf engine which was already in use in the Ford Tunus (Grmany). I would reckon that the Taunus owed its creation to a similar-engine design in Michigan.

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Postby svramselaar » Tue Aug 03, 2004 12:16 am


the engine is a HERCULES type L 141

the site KEN refer is from TAPCO

there are a drawings of the M151

on the other site is a picture of the engine ( /L141.htm )

is it posseble thad CONTINENTAL also made engines for the MUTT ???

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