Marine Engine Collection of Mystic Seaport

Palmer Bros. ZR2

Engine Builder: Palmer Brothers, Cos Cob, Conn
Model: ZR2
Make: Palmer Bros.
Inboard/Outboard: Inboard
Engine Type: Gasoline
Production Date: 1927
Engine Design: Four Stroke
Overall Condition: Good
Rebuilt/Restored: Untouched
Horsepower: 18
Cylinders: 2
Bore: 5 1/2"
Stoke: 6.0"

Remarks: Slow speed, heavy duty, two cylinder T head engine with removable cylinder heads and water jacketed exhaust and intake manifolds. Cast iron pistons with two compression rings and one oil ring. Rpm 600-800. Designed for a three blade, 20" dia. propeller. Nickle engine name plate. Model XL multiple disc reverse clutch attached. Removed from Indian Harbor Yacht Club launch, date unknown. Displacement: 286 cu. in. Weight: 775 lbs. Propeller: 20" x 18" L.o.a. 50 " (with clutch) Ignition: Magneto with impulse coupling for hand started engines.


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