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Collection, Preservation and Display of Old Lawn Mowers

New purchase

good evening all 

I've just purchased my first sulfolk mower with the hope to restore and use (remember using when I was a child to mow the lawn at home)

Any help with model identification would be wonderful as I am going to need some parts .

Other question should the engine cowl be red? 

Thanks all 

villiers98 Fri, 21/08/2020


Looking at the mower Id guess its early 70s and was named Suffolk Super Colt. Think this would have had a grey 75 cc cast iron engine with  the cowling the same colour as the handles . At some point its been fitted with 98 cc aluminium engine complete with throttle lever . By the time the engine was made the mower and cowling would have been painted darker green , about the colour of the clutch cover .


Despite their age the 75 cc engines run smoothly and are more pleasant to use . The website has many photos of these, copy of owners handbooks and parts list . On the front page of the website go to Lawnmowers , then Profiles, then MP072  for brief details


Good luck