HP @ 2,800 RPM
MK 10 was manufactured between 1950 and 1957 in Ballarat Victoria Australia by
10 is a side valve four-stroke engine. The
MK 10 is air-cooled by fan. Ignition is
by Villiers flywheel type magneto to an 18mm spark plug.
Lubrication is by splash from a wet sump. These
engines were manufactured by Villiers in Marston Rd Wolverhampton England, and
their subsidiaries in various parts of the British Empire.
Models with an X after the first three numerals in the
serial number were made in Australia. These
engines were widely used in rural Australia running an assortment of machinery,
cement mixers, water pumps and post-hole borers to name a few.
Today you can still find these engines in use in rural Australia,
although not as numerously as in years gone by.