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Engine Ranges & Dating


Blackstone Engine Types 1896 to 1943

Description Period Type Range Fuel
Horizontal, Overhung Cylinder, Lamp 1896 - 1902 'Lamp' 1-1/2 to 20 bhp Kerosene Oil
Horizontal, Overhung Cylinder, Auto Vapouriser 1902 - 1919 Standard RS - TS 2 to 75 bhp Kerosene Oil
Horizontal, O/Hung Cylinder, Auto Vapouriser plus Vapouriser Water Drip 1912 - 1919 High-Speed RW - HW 2-1/2 to 50 bhp Kerosene Oil
Vertical, Auto Vapouriser and Water Drip 1910-1915 VI - VO 1-1/2 to 5 bhp Kerosene Oil
Horizontal, O/Hung Cylinder, Dual Spray Box, Hot Bulb 1908 - 1912 CC - TC 15 to 140 bhp Residual Oil
Vertical, Hot Bulb, Multi-Cylinder 1911 - 1916 Marine 60 - 120 bhp Residual Oil
Horizontal, Girder Bed, Hot Bulb, Dual Spray Box 1913 - 1924 CG 9 to 140 bhp Residual Oil
Horizontal, Girder Bed, LT Magneto Ignition 1914 - 1923 SFC 3 to 50 bhp Kerosene Oil
Vertical, LT Magneto Ignition 1915 - 1923 3VJ & 3VN 25 to 30 bhp Kerosene Oil
Horizontal, Girder Bed, Auto Vapouriser & Water Drip 1919 - 1927 AV 4 to 40 bhp Kerosene Oil
Horizontal, Girder Bed, Spring Injection 1924 - 1942 SI 6 to 900 bhp Residual Oil
Horizontal, Girder Bed, Spring Injection, Low Compression, Fuse Start 1926 - 1942 LSI 8 to 55 bhp Residual Oil
Horizontal, Girder Bed, Spring Injection, High Speed 1930 - 1942 SK & LSK 6 to 900 bhp Residual Oil
Horizontal, Hopper Cooled version of SI 1926 to 1936 HSI 6 to 20 bhp Residual Oil
Vertical High Speed version of SI. CCC or Bosch Injection 1927 - 1931 BHV 20 to 60 bhp Residual Oil
Vertical High Speed version of SI. CCC or Bosch Inj. + Pressure fed Br'gs 1931 - 1939 BPV 10 to 60 bhp Distillate Fuel
Vertical High Speed, Bosch Injection, Pressure fed Bearings 1935 - 1938 OPV 15 to 30 bhp Distillate Oil
Vertical Petrol 1922 Side Valve 5 bhp Petrol
Vertical Petrol 1923 - 1935 Overhead Valve 2-1/2 to 7 bhp Petrol
Vertical Petrol/Kerosene 1923 - 1935 Overhead Valve 2-1/4 to 6 bhp Petrol/Kerosene
Vertical Box Type 1931 - 1936 Box Type 1-1/2 to 3-1/2 bhp Petrol
Petrol Engine adapted to run on Fuel Oil 1931 - 1936 Fuel Oil 5 to 7 bhp[ Distillate Oil
Vertical, Bosch Injection 1935 on DB 3 to 12 bhp Distillate Oil
Vertical, Enclosed, CCC or Bosch Injection 1933 on EPV 80 to 320 bhp Residual Oil
Horizontal Enclosed, Bosch Injection, Hopper Cooled 1936 on J, N, OPH 10 to 22 bhp Resid / Dist Oil
Horizontal, Totally Enclosed, Bosch Injection 1936 on J, N, OP 10 to 22 bhp Resid / Dist Oil
Horizontal, Totally Enclosed, Bosch Injection 1938 on R & SP 26 to 50 bhp Resid / Dist Oil
Vertical Enclosed, CAV Injection 1943 on CPV 80 to 120 bhp Resid / Dist Oil


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