8 hp Austral built in Ballarat, Victoria, Australia,
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AS received 2000, restoration started May 2007.
First major problem, Australs are made with a five piece crank, this engine was found with major movement between throw and big end journal, major work as shaft size is 2.75in dia..
Some parts of the engine holes had replaced rust.
Removing broken 1in head bolts.
Installing repaired crank with new journal.
First run of the engine September 07, had some main bearing problems.
Engine realigned and running well December 07.
Governor end and side shaft running gear.