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Wanted....help in restoring a Kiblinger Highwheel.  Wish to use tiller steering so need parts or help in construction of necessary components . Also engine parts including correct Kingston carb and various rods/levers etc....Anyone with a parts book if one exists would be a huge step forward.   Thanks Jo Bo

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There are a couple of 1907 Kiplinger books reproduced on the internet that I found using Google.

 

One suggests that all three engine sizes in 1907 used a Kingston carburetor (and a Kingston is shown on the one auctioned by Sotheby's).

 

However, the following is an except from the other manual:

 

"We have eliminated the uncertain and troublesome carburetor, although we can attach any carburetor that may be desired, for which we will make a charge depending on the carburetor suggested by our patrons. We, however, strongly recommend the use of our mixing valve, which we believe under all circumstances will give more desirable and more efficient service than most of the carburetors on the market, and avoid so many of the uncertain and provoking conditions."

 

Another Kiplingler pictured has a Schebler Model D carburetor.

 

Jon.

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Posted (edited)

“We have eliminated the troublesome carburetor”....................Did they swap over to multi port injection? What carb isn’t a problem back then.......or  today?

Edited by edinmass (see edit history)

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Thanks hope I can find them.    May be a naive question but what does a mixing valve look like? Jo Bo

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Google Luekenheimer. 

 

They were commonly used on hit or miss engines.

 

Kingston may also have made one.

 

Since Kiplinger offered to install other carburetors at the clients request, you really cannot be wrong as long as the carburetor you choose was available in the year of manufacture of your Kiplinger. Of the carburetors available in 1907, the Schebler model D was probably the cream of the crop. There is a picture of a Kiplinger on the internet with the Schebler model D installed. 

 

Jon.

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On 6/2/2020 at 7:17 PM, edinmass said:

“We have eliminated the troublesome carburetor”....................Did they swap over to multi port injection? What carb isn’t a problem back then.......or  today?

 

I think you just answered your own question. The mixing valve is not a carburetor.

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