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I have an 8hp compound fowler traction engine 1896, which had her original valve missing when restored. New ones were made and I am not sure wether the dimensions are right. When she is running she has got a slow point in her running motion. Like to know if we can get drawings of original valves

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The machine you are requesting is over a hundred years old and the probability of getting a precise drawing of the exact valve which comes with it.
When dealing with valves if you are certain that the slow point in its running are as a result of the valves all you have to do is get the valve holes a bit widened. Once this is done it would stop the slow point in its running although you might have to do the widening a couple of times before getting the exact dimension but with machines this old the best way to sort problems are through trial and error.
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I am not sure what you mean by a slow point in her running motion. Do you mean that there is a power lag somewhere in the rpm range? Are you using a lead substitute in the fuel because due to the age of that engine, it needed lead for valve seat lubrication. Also Have you run a cylinder leak down test on it to see what the valves are holding?

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