Author Topic: Dating a Sunshine engine  (Read 901 times)

matchless50

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Dating a Sunshine engine
« on: 04 March, 2021, 08:27:41 am »
Hi all, looking for some info on my newest acquisition, its a Sunshine engine but unfortunately its missing the ID Plate, the serial number is 7609, is it possible to find out the HP rating and year of manufacture from this number? thanks in advance, will attempt to upload some pics

matchless50

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Re: Dating a Sunshine engine
« Reply #1 on: 04 March, 2021, 08:36:43 am »
few more pics of my sunshine project, would also like to know if the magneto fitted is original, also will be looking for a set of oilers if anyone has any available to fit it

cobbadog

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Re: Dating a Sunshine engine
« Reply #2 on: 04 March, 2021, 04:45:14 pm »
Very nice find there matchless.
Try John Humphreys at Rustic Spares, Ghinni Ghinni NSW near Taree. He has a website and can be contacted from there via email or phone.
Cheers, John & Dee. Coopernook. NSW.

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Re: Dating a Sunshine engine
« Reply #3 on: 05 March, 2021, 01:20:43 pm »
Thanks John, much appreciated, will get in touch with him, cheers

imoore

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Re: Dating a Sunshine engine
« Reply #4 on: 30 August, 2021, 06:38:04 pm »
If you haven't been told yet. Most definitely a 5Hp Type C. The magneto is not original. but if it works it works.

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