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Sundial Engine Dating - 4HP

(From material supplied by Reg Ingold)

4HP Sundial Engine Production

Year Of Manufacture Serial Number Average Production Qty
1929 1000 20 *
1930 1020 20 *
1931 1040 20 *
1932 1060 20 *
1933 1080 20 *
1934 1100 20 *
1935 1120 20 *
1936 1140 83
1937 1223 83
1938 1307 164
1939 1471 164
1940 1635 164
1941 1798 112 **
1942 2022 112 **

NOTES: * Most recalled as soot fell back onto the valves
** War years, low production

4HP Sundial Engine - Summary of Changes

Engine HP Type Colour Serial No Main Changes
4hp A Red Below 1140 Exhaust out of top of head and side mounted exhaust *
4hp A Red Below 1307 Tin crankcase cover, grease, (Head No X2036) **
4hp A Red Below 1458 Cast crankcase cover, grease, expansion plug in head
4hp A Red From 1798 Oil, governor X1473, end of tin tray, exhaust support.
4hp A Green About 2185 Dull Red to Green
4hp A Green From 2247 Kero attachment started
4hp A Green Below 3650 Very few changes
4hp A Green Below 3700 Sundial, Victor used up Victor parts
Victor 4 A Red From 1307 Grease, Tin Tray, Head No X2036 ***
Victor 4 A Red From 1458 Oil, Tin Tray, Governor X1473 ***
Victor 4A Green From 2000 Oil, Solid underneath ***

NOTES: * Head No X2004, tin crank cover No X1210
** No expansion plug
*** Very Little Known


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