Rare British SEAGULL Forty Plus- 2.5 hp. Outboard Motor - $175 (Essex)
make / manufacturer: British Seagull model name / number: 40 Plus
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British Seagull - Model: Forty Plus (SJP) 2.5 hp. - Extra long shaft - 25" - top of bracket to top of gear case. Engine turns freely, pull rope, two extra new spark plugs, engine and bottom end oil. Fuel/Oil Mix 10:1
MOST POPULAR SEAGULL for: Rowboats, fishing boats, insurance motor, inflatable boats, displacement hulls to 800 lbs. and 18'.
40 Plus - 1950'sGENERAL CHARACTISTICS
Type of Motor : Single cyclinder, 3 port, 2-stroke, water cooled
H.P. Category: 3
Approx. R.P.M., Max: 4000
Power Unit: Gasoline and oil mixture, pressure fed from crankcase
Gearbox: Gear Oil (NOT Grease), No gun required for replenishment
Exhaust System: Straight through expansion chambers. Underwater outlet.
Reduction Gear Ratio: 10/35
Clutch: Not Available
Propeller: 4 blade, 9" dia. Compound Pitch
Steering: Pivoting motor, adjustable tenstion, folding and tilting tiller, friction mounted.
Ignition: Seagull "Instarter Magnition" system. A very high voltage spark from a flywheel magneto fires the charge in a cylinder head of exceptionally quick-starting characteristics.
Bearings: Alloy bronze. No ball or roller races. All bearings non-corrosive and rustless
Cylinder: Fine grain, cast iron, fully jacketed and water cooled
Cylinder Head: Seagull Alloy.
Crankcase: Seagull Alloy.
Crankshaft: Counterbalanced steel alloy stamping
Connecting Rod: Seagull Alloy.
Piston: Aluminium alloy, plated with treated rings
Gearbox: Seagull saltwater-resisting alloy
Water Pump: Valveless centrifugal. No glands or packing seals
Gears: Nickel steel case-hardened and ground
Stern Bracket: Patent Seagull detachable, clamp-on or bolt-on as required
Fuel Tank: Gravity feed, enamelled Black, Gold or Blue (brass or steel)
Forty Plus (SJP)WEIGHTS & MEASUREMENTS
Dry Weight: 28lb.
Cruising Fuel Consumption per Gallon, 1/2-3/4 throttle: 5 3/4 hrs. approx.
Standard: 4 pints
Long Range: 5 1/2 pints
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