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Tearing down a Indian Listeroid

A Listeroid is a modern copy of the venerable British Lister Diesel Engine. The originals were long lived small HP engines (typically around 6hp) used for water pumping, electrical generation, and more. The Indian copies, called Listeroids, are hit and miss on quality, but can be massaged into a decent off grid powerplant, and runs well on vegetable oil or biodiesel.

A photo documentary of a listeroid teardown –

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