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Turner Manufacturing Co: Diesels

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September 1954.

Made by Turner Manufacturing Co of Wulfruna Works, Villiers Street, Wolverhampton

Also made the Yeoman of England Tractor

1946 The company introduced a single-cylinder stationary engine rated at 7.5 bhp at 1,500 rpm

1948 Introduced a four-cylinder engine rated initially at 30 bhp and later increased to 36 bhp

1953 Introduced the Turner Manufacturing engine rated at 37.5 bhp at 2,800 rpm

1956 The company ceased manufacturing their own design of diesel engine and tractor; went into sub-contract work for the Perkins C499 engine and components for Ford tractors.

See Also


Sources of Information

  • A-Z of British Stationary Engines by Patrick Knight. Published 1999. ISBN 1 873098 50 2