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Offline ajs22ss

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Mystery Douglas tank for sale
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Carl Trueman
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Mystery Douglas tank for sale
« Reply #1 on: 19 Jun 2005 at 02:16 »
A 4hp (600cc) side valve machine petrol tank; these were sold as sidecar machines and are less common than the 2-3/4hp models.  The petrol tank looks like the 2-3/4hp, but note no oil compartment as the oil was in the engine sump on the 4hp.  The oval tunnel in the front left corner is for the oil sight glass.  The oil was pumped up from the engine, dripped through the sight glass, and then gravity feed to the engine.  The 4hp spares book list these tanks as being used from 1917 through 1922.  


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Re: Mystery Douglas tank for sale
« Reply #2 on: 21 Nov 2005 at 10:09 »
Can anyone identify this Douglas Petrol tank?
I think it might be for a sprinter or possibly a TT?
I would like to sell it. Many thanks, Carl

Hi, I was wondering if you still have the 4HP Douglas tank. I have a 1921 4hp Douglas that has a remanufactured tank, but it is not quite correct and easily picked up as a repro. Would be intereted if you still have it. Regards  Nev
« Last Edit: 21 Nov 2005 at 11:49 by alwyn »