Miles Special 10cc Marine

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Most will be familiar with the 5cc Miles Special diesel and glow engines which were advertised by ED Ltd. Less well known are all the other "Specials" built by Basil Miles, ranging from a 3.5cc combat engine, all the way to 30cc marine engines, plus a few full size motor cycle engines, and bikes to go with them! The two engines pictured here are examples of his 10cc glow marine engine. Photos of the engine in the top row came from Eric Offen; the bottom row images were provided by David Owen. There are subtle differences indicating the essentially custom nature of these "Specials". The truly observant will notice that someone has gone to the trouble of marking the orientation of the water jacket on one of the engines, then assembled the thing upside-down. Which it is has been left as an exercise for the student...


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