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Offline LATDOUGNUT

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EW 350 HP RATING
« on: 29 May 2012 at 17:05 »
Hello all,

I have registered my 1926 EW 350 today and wonder what would be its Horse Power or KW rating. I found in a booklet that it was rated as 10 HP which should be even less in KW. Also the weight of the machine in Standard trim was mentioned to be below 200Lb which is around 90 kilos. The Riga Motor Museum that does the authentication of historic vehicles have in my mind entered wrong information in the file -- 13.6 HP and 128 kilos which is well above the 200 Pound limit it was supposed not to reach -- for taxation purposes of the period. Does anyone have published or written evidence of the correct figures please? Or maybe you can guide me in the right direction where to look for figures and specifications?

With best wishes,
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Re: EW 350 HP RATING
« Reply #1 on: 30 May 2012 at 06:02 »
Hi,
     In their 1926 brochure, Douglas say that the 350 EW has a 60.8 x 60mm engine of approximately 348cc developing well over 10 bhp (but do not give the actual figure). There is no mention of the weight of the machine, but the later version - the A28 is listed as being under 200lbs (this is presumably without lights or horn, as they are listed as extras). The following year, the same model (now designated the A29) is listed as being 3.5 hp (presumably, this is the old RAC rating).
     Hope this is of some help,
      Regards,
                   Eddie.

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Re: EW 350 HP RATING
« Reply #2 on: 30 May 2012 at 16:30 »
HELLO EDDIE,

THANKS FOR YOUR REPLY. I WILL LOOK INTO IT.
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