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PostPosted: Fri Apr 21, 2017 3:35 pm    Post subject: Wilesco D455 Reply with quote

Hi my wife bought this Wilesco D455 for me just under a month ago from forest classics beautiful vertical engine here is a picture.


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 21, 2017 3:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Good solid engine mate.
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 21, 2017 3:48 pm    Post subject: Wilesco D455 Reply with quote

Pete the steam wrote:
Good solid engine mate.


Thanks Pete not had chance to steam her as yet due to my op so I thought I would share the picture.
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 21, 2017 3:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I regularly have mine ticking over nice and slow on air when faffing about with bits.
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 21, 2017 4:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

One of my favourite Wilesco engines. Smooth, powerful and ideal for running accessories.
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 21, 2017 4:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

As above, one of the nicest Wilescos to own.
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 21, 2017 4:36 pm    Post subject: Wilesco D455 Reply with quote

Thanks Peter and Monty for the nice comments this wilesco engine has always been one of my favourites and I am now the proud owner of one.
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 21, 2017 5:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

A modern classic indeed
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 21, 2017 5:14 pm    Post subject: Wilesco D455 Reply with quote

MrDuck wrote:
A modern classic indeed


Thanks Petri.
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 21, 2017 7:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Big fan of that one....I have its predecessor the D45 (exactly the same engine), in fact it was my very first engine. I've had it for 38 years and it is as good today as the day I got it.
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 21, 2017 7:58 pm    Post subject: Wilesco D455 Reply with quote

MooseMan wrote:
Big fan of that one....I have its predecessor the D45 (exactly the same engine), in fact it was my very first engine. I've had it for 38 years and it is as good today as the day I got it.


Hi Odilon you are right they are amazing engines and I hope to have mine as long as yours.
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 21, 2017 8:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

thats a really nice engine
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 21, 2017 8:34 pm    Post subject: Wilesco D455 Reply with quote

magpie38 wrote:
thats a really nice engine


Thanks Mick she is nice.
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 21, 2017 8:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Congrats, and have fun.
These are great ones made by Wilesco.
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 21, 2017 9:01 pm    Post subject: Wilesco D455 Reply with quote

Thanks Rob for your kind words.
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