Detroit Motor Car Supply Company

Sandow Stationary Hopper Cooled Engines.
Manufactured only in three sizes 2.5, 4 & 6 horse power.

 

Serial # Q-20 stamped on O.D. of flywheel.
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DMCSC  Sandow 2.5 hp.   Owner John Davis from Saint Cloud Florida.
                                                                                                                                                           


Serial # Q-55 stamped on O.D. of flywheel.

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DMCSC  Sandow 4 hp. Owner John Davis from Saint Cloud Florida.
Previous owner John Sams from Casco, Michigan.
                                                                                                                                                           




Serial # Q-163 stamped on O.D. of flywheel.
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DMCSC Sandow 2.5 hp. Owner: Joe Mosley from Omaha Nebraska.

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Serial # Q-310 stamped on O.D. of flywheel.
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DMCSC  Sandow 2.5 hp. Owner John Davis from Saint Cloud Florida.
Previous owner John Sams from Casco, Michigan.
                                                                                                                                                           




Serial # Q-454 stamped on O.D. of flywheel.
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Restoration photos below.
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DMCSC  Sandow 2.5hp. Owner/restorer Max Leggett from Australia.
                                                                                                                                                           




Serial # Q-516 stamped on O.D. of flywheel.
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DMCSC Sandow 2.5hp. Owner/restorer Heller Davis from Loughman, Florida.

Restoration photos below. 
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Fuel reservoir/injector was reproduced, cast & machined by Heller Davis .

                                                                                                                                                                                  




Serial # Q-533 stamped on O.D. of flywheel.
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This DMCSC  Sandow 2.5 hp was at the Jan & Feb 2008 Florida FlyWheelers show.
Owner: Blane Clarida from Rockford Illinois. Engine purchased in Canada.
                                                                                                                                                                                  




 Serial # Q-556 stamped on O.D. of flywheel.
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DMCSC  Sandow  2.5 hp.  Owner/restorer James Scott from AbbotsFord British Columbia, Canada.
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Serial # Q-568 stamped on O.D. of flywheel.
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DMCSC Sandow 2.5 hp. Owner Al Matheson from Cedar City Utah. The cast cap is for the water hopper
keeps water from splashing out & the wire has a float attached that to shows when water needs to be added.
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Serial # Q-611 stamped on O.D. of flywheel.
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DMCSC Sandow 2.5 hp. Owner: unkown,  photo taken at Metamora Indiana 2007.
This is the original muffler for this engine they are very difficult to find.

                                                                                                                                                                                                  





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DMCSC  Sandow  2.5 hp.  Owner William Schaller from Minnesota.
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DMCSC  Sandow  4 hp.  Owner William Schaller from Minnesota.
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DMCSC  Sandow  4 hp.  Owner ?
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DMCSC Sandow 4hp sold on Live Auction, owner unkown. This Sandow is missing original
 flywheel, governor system, fuel reservoir/injector, air-intake valve & muffler. It has a flywheel
 from a compressor on it and a home made mixer where the air-intake valve would normally go.

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Serial #'s ?
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DMCSC  Sandow  2.5 hp.

Photos were taken by Steve Barr  Steve's Engine Shanty  at the Sandwich Early Day Engine Club Show 
in Sandwich, IL - 2007
and the Franklin Grove, IL show 2008 of two different engines.

                                                                                                                                                                                                     




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DMCSC  Sandow 2.5 hp.  Owner: Bill Winkler.

These two photos were taken by Travis Benner at Jason Dahm's Halloween show in Belgium Wisconsin. Nice original looking engine.

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Serial # unknown.
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DMCSC  Sandow 2.5hp was sold on Ebay & located in Hampton, New Jersey.

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DMCSC  Sandow 4 hp was sold on Ebay out of Rockford Illinois August, 2018, sold for $1,375.00 plus shipping cost.

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DMCSC  Sandow 2.5hp, Owner Dave Cloutier.

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The photo above was scanned from a December 1966 Engineers and Engines Magazine. Photo courtesy of the Henry Ford Museum, Dearborn, Michigan.
 






Home built tractor with a DMCS  Sandow hopper cooled engine. The DMCS catalogs shows that these hopper cooled engines were built in sizes 2.5, 4, 6 hp. The engine above appears to be a 6 hp.

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