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

Wilesco D455
Good solid engine mate.
Wilesco D455
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.
Wilesco D455
I regularly have mine ticking over nice and slow on air when faffing about with bits.
Wilesco D455
One of my favourite Wilesco engines. Smooth, powerful and ideal for running accessories.
Wilesco D455
As above, one of the nicest Wilescos to own.
Wilesco D455
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.
Wilesco D455
A modern classic indeed
Wilesco D455
MrDuck wrote:
A modern classic indeed


Thanks Petri.
Wilesco D455
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.
Wilesco D455
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.
Wilesco D455
thats a really nice engine
Wilesco D455
magpie38 wrote:
thats a really nice engine


Thanks Mick she is nice.
Wilesco D455
Congrats, and have fun.
These are great ones made by Wilesco.
Wilesco D455
Thanks Rob for your kind words.
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