The Foden in fully machined kit form, is only available from Steam Traction World, and includes all the individual component parts to produce a working, live steam engine. Quality, durability and excellence of engineering are terms which have become synonymous with Foden, Steam Traction World continue in the tradition of this great name with a bolt together series of kits making your 41/2" scale Foden build both enjoyable and rewarding.
At a huge 106 inches long, this Foden is 41/2" (larger than 1/3rd) Scale and is a magnificient limited production model which is hugely satisfying to both make and drive.
Everything is designed for ease of construction with all components delivered in a fully machined condition ready for painting and final assembly. All kits are shipped complete with full instructions and drawings with colour images to guide you step by step through your assembly process. The 41/2" scale Foden 'C' Type Steam Lorry consists of 26 kits.
4½” Scale • Length: 106" (2700mm) • Width: 39" (1000mm) • Height: 42" (1080mm) • Weight: 500kg (1102lbs)
• Wheel size: 151/2"
• Cylinder Size 2 x 2" stroke 25/8"
• Boiler Diameter 103/4" Steel with expanded tubes - Working pressure 140 psi
• Boiler Feed Arrangement - Crankshaft driven pump & Injector
• Valve Gear - Stephenson’s
• Pneumatic Rubber Tyres
• Double High Pressure slide-valve cylinder
• Working differential
• Three speed