Hercules ZXB engine- Avery V 1949

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Hercules ZXB engine- Avery V 1949

Postby staninlowerAL » Wed Jan 15, 2014 10:41 pm

I need 4 exhaust valves and 8 keeper pins for this engine and maybe rings. Anyone know of a source where this can be purchased? Thanks, Stan
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Re: Hercules ZXB engine- Avery V 1949

Postby Eugene » Thu Jan 16, 2014 8:34 am

Internet search found that Steiner may have parts and that Minneapolis Moline "V" used the same engine. I have found, no longer available parts for a specific engine, by finding out what other engine or machine used the same part.

Odd ball engines were usually built with standard parts. If you can not find a supplier, you will need to measure current engine's needed parts - - - then research the part using the dimensions/measurements.

Edit: It may take a lot of effort to find the needed parts, but they are out there.
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Re: Hercules ZXB engine- Avery V 1949

Postby raystractors » Thu Jan 16, 2014 5:11 pm

Minneapolis Moline bought Avery, and used the same parts as the Avery.
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Re: Hercules ZXB engine- Avery V 1949

Postby Gary Dotson » Fri Jan 17, 2014 9:07 am

Our Leader tractor lists 4 sources for Hercules engine parts:
Jerry Biro
P O Box 206
Martinsbury, OH 43037
1 740 745 1475

Engine Power Source, Inc.
Pineville N C
1 800 374 7522

Howard Hill
9215 St Rt 303
Windham, OH 44288
1 330 326 2671

M & M Surplus Sales
Chester N Y
1 845 469 3597

I've never had any dealings with any of these suppliers, but maybe they can help you out. It's getting pretty hard to find some parts for Hercules.
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Re: Hercules ZXB engine- Avery V 1949

Postby staninlowerAL » Fri Jan 17, 2014 7:45 pm

Thanks for the information. This project looks like it's going to come together. Progress is slow but steady. Hope to have it running in a couple of weeks. Stan
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