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#1 The Fife Plooman OFFLINE  

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Posted May 22, 2015 - 12:19 PM

Hi All

This is my Clifford mark 4 out for the first time this year hope you like

Clifford ready for first rally.JPG loaded ready.JPG

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Posted May 22, 2015 - 12:23 PM

Cool machine! George looks a little sad back there!


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Posted May 22, 2015 - 03:48 PM

Wow, thats a heavy duty machine. Nice, Noel 


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Posted May 22, 2015 - 05:00 PM

  Is it a two stroke? From what I can see it has a rather unusual placement of the intake tube.

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Posted May 23, 2015 - 01:19 AM

Hi Mike

The Clifford is powered by a JAP 600 cc engine is a four stroke this engine was used to power motorbikes in the past and was adapted to fit in a horticultural machine they were fitted in many walk behinds and sit on tractors in Great Britain

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Posted May 23, 2015 - 05:39 AM

  Just googled a Norton motorcycle site and saw pics of a 2 cyl version disassembled. I see now it's a flathead design which explains to me the intake and exhaust placement. It has some really big valves, so I'm sure on a walk behind it is just loafing.

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Posted May 23, 2015 - 07:41 AM

About what vintage would that be ? Neat machine. Cheers Mike



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Posted May 23, 2015 - 12:09 PM

Hi Mike

I put it about 1954 still waiting to confirm this as I gave  the engine number to a fellow member, has not got back sorry


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Posted May 23, 2015 - 01:55 PM

Hi All

Here is my Clifford mark four at local rally beside the big boys The agricultural show was well attended and something of interest for everyone may well be record crowds this yearlittle and large at Cupar show.JPG

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Posted May 24, 2015 - 06:44 AM

Hi All

Here is my Clifford mark four at local rally beside the big boys The agricultural show was well attended and something of interest for everyone may well be record crowds this yearattachicon.giflittle and large at Cupar show.JPG

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It looks at home there! Nice machine!



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Posted May 24, 2015 - 01:55 PM

I think the British and European walk behinds are so cool!  They are so massive compared to most US walk behind tractors.  They seem to speak "show us some ground, we are ready to work".


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