From:Barry Brown
Subject:RE: Searching for a Henderson Heathkit Conversion Date:Sun Mar 19 07:56:49 2017
Response to:6513
Fred Johansen in San Francisco has for sale a mint ready to run Heath
Henderson with the prop. It also has desirable Ricardo cylinders! Maybe too
nice for your intentions.

I am brand new to your KJ Exchange and have learned a lot about you, by
reading some of your posts. You folks are passionate. For display purposes, I
am searching for a Henderson engine that was converted back-in-the-day for
use in a Heathkit home-built airplane. I realize I am talking to motorcycle
enthusiasts who would NOT alter a Henderson motorcycle engine to build an
airplane. The fact is, this practice was very much part of Henderson's history, like
it or not. I like both early aviation and early motorcycles. I ride a 48 Indian Big
Chief but one day want to enjoy a KJ for the same reasons you all have them.

So, to re-cap my request - I am searching for a crusty, left-for-dead, Heath
conversion Henderson engine that is not likely to ever run again (certainly not in
a motorcycle), for historical display purposes. I don't expect to find one with all
the run-able accessories, but a stripped-down version from the teens, would be