I just came into possession of a ancient Clark Clipper 2000lb forklift.
The serial# is CEC-457-343. The Clark dealer in Omaha was able to tell me that it was built in June of 1959 and it has a Continental Y91-354 engine in it. He has contacted Clark about manuals, etc, but has not heard back from them.
Does anyone have any info on that? Which service manuals and parts manuals and where to get them?
It runs, but you have to have the choke on full. I assume the carb/regulator needs rebuilding. I haven't taken it off, but the end of it says Zenith/Bendix 101 regulator.
One of the brakes is sticking and the lift will only go up about 3/4 of the way. I think the lift problem is low hydraulic fluid.
It has a bunch of oil leaks, so I am going to pull it out of the shop this weekend and power wash it and go from there.
Any advice would be welcome. Just want to restore the old gal.