This is a reproduction of the complete Instruction Book
and Repair List for Hercules built engines.
It is applicable to engines built from around 1916-1930.

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Front Cover

Inside Front Cover

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Page 1
Hercules Kerosene Engine

Page 2
How to adjust the
Butterfly valve on
small Kerosene
Engines
Trouble Shooting
How to adjust Speed

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Page 3
Kerosene Engines
3.5 to 14 HP

Page 4
How to start the
Kerosene Engine

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Page 5
Kerosene Engine
Instructions

How to adjust oiler

Starting engine off
Compression

Page 6
Adjusting the
Kerosene Engine.

How to stop.

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Page 7
The Governor

Automatic Grease Cup

Page 8
Gasoline Engine

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Gasoline Engine Instructions

How to start
(2 methods)

Page 10
How to adjust the mixer

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Page 11
The Governor

How to adjust the Detent
Blade and Catch Block

To stop the Engine

Page 12
Cold weather instructions
for both Kerosene
and Gasoline Engines

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Page 13
Fuel Concerns

Page 14
Trouble shooting

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Page 15
How to put on the Cam Gear

Page 16
How to put on the Cam Rod Spring

How to take off a Flywheel

How to take off the Governor

Valves

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Page 17
Valve Timing and Grinding

Page 18
Packing the Cylinder Head

Bearings

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Page 19
Piston and Rings

Page 20
Hercules Clutch Pulley

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Page 21
Clutch Pulley Instructions

Page 22
Clutch Pulley Parts

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Page 23
Clutch Pulley parts list

Page 24
Biermann Clutch Pulleys

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Kerosene Engine parts list

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Kerosene Engine parts list cont'd

Gasoline Engine parts list

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Page 27
Gasoline or Kerosene Engine
Parts List

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Galoline or Kerosene Engine
Parts List (cont'd)

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Ordering Information

Page 30
How to start and care for your
engine

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Page 31
Kerosene Governor and
Carburetor parts for 1.75
and 2.5 HP engines.

Valve timing.

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Page 32-33  Engine diagram

Page 34
Governor Parts

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Page 35
Pump jacks

Page 36
Wico Magneto
Type EK for 1.75 to 2.5 HP
Engines

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Wico Magneto
Type EK for 3.5 to 14 HP
Engines

Page 38
Wico Magneto
Type PR for 6 to 14 HP
Engines

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Page 39
Parts and Numbers for
Wico Type EK Magneto

Page 40
Parts list for Wico Type EK
Magneto

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Page 41
Parts and Numbers for
Wico Type PR Magneto

Page 42
Parts list for Wico Type PR
Magneto

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Page 43
Wico Magneto trip fingers

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Wico Magneto Breaker Points

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Page 45
Adjustments of the Magneto

Page 46
Breaker Points Replacements

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Page 47
Latch and Latch Block Edges

Page 48
Trouble shooting the ignition

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Page 49
Webster Magneto
Model M!, K26, and L26

Page 50
How to set the spark when
using the Webster Magneto

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Page 51
Webster Magneto
(New Style)

Page 52
Instructions for Using Webster
Magneto
Type No. 1 and 2

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Page 53
Webster Magnetos Types
1-A and 2-C
Parts list

Page 54
Webster Magnetos Types
1-A and 2-C
Parts list Cont'd

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Page 55
Mounting your engine
on a solid foundation

Page 56
Mounted Engines

Fuel Tanks Capacity

Rules for Figuring the
Size of Pulleys

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Page 57
Instruction for Operating
Drag Saw Outfit

Page 58
Instructions for Assembling
Clutch on Drag Saw

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Page 59
Drag Saw Parts

Page 60
Parts list for Drag Saw

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Page 61
Parts list for Drag Saw
and Fuel tank for same

Page 62
Drag Saw

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Page 63
Saw Frame

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Index

 

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Inside Back Cover
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