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R. A. Lister and Co: Model L

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1918. Model L. 4-hp at 400 RPM. No: 18883.
1920. Model L.
1923. Model L in New Zealand on the Deans family farm in Homebush.
1924. Model L. 5-hp at 450 RPM.
1924. Model L. 5-hp at 450 RPM.
1927. Lister L.
1927. Lister L. 5 hp. Spec 76L.
1928. Model L.
1929. Model L. 6.5-hp.

Note: This is a sub-section of R. A. Lister and Co.

1909 The first engine made by Lister and rated at 4 hp. The engines was side-valve with a 5.5 inch bore and stroke. Later power was raised to 5 hp and then 6 hp by increasing the rpm.

Mid-1920s the output reached 6.5 hp at 500 rpm.

1931 The L31 was introduced delivering 9 hp at 650 rpm.

1940s Production of this model ceased.

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