Tag Archives: Failures

Chinese Horizontal Engine Failure

Yes.. some of you had given up on hearing about what actually caused that failure of a Chinese Horizontal in Fiji? Our friend and fellow DIYer Noel Douglas had been focused on other tasks, and was finally able to inspect those bushings, and … Continue reading

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Chinese Horizontal Diesels, 195, 1100, 1115, 1125 and others

I’ve lost count of the number of reports I’ve received over the years. The Engine completely destroyed itself WHEN the engine ?mounts? failed.   The value of these old designs has been the topic of other articles, but I’ll mention that … Continue reading

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