the art of engine

Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by Loadedagain, May 21, 2005.

  1. Hog Rider

    Hog Rider The Professor

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    After seeing this picture, I understand how that compound connecting rod works :nod

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    So, is this a common failure in supersized engines ?

  2. MotoMike

    MotoMike Washed Up Desert Racer

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    I know a guy who has one of those in his Mini P51
  3. Hog Rider

    Hog Rider The Professor

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    Hodakaguy NorthWest Adventure Rider

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    I've always wanted a Curtis Jr. That's going to be a nice plane!

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  5. ricochetrider

    ricochetrider MotoMojo

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    Here are a couple detail shots of my Norton Commando (1974), which I think are worthy of this thread.

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  6. Nailhead

    Nailhead Free at last!

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    Nice!
  7. anotherguy

    anotherguy unsympathetic

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    Absolutely. Nice shots as well.
  8. bk brkr baker

    bk brkr baker Long timer

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    12ARX Long timer

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  10. 12ARX

    12ARX Long timer

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    12ARX Long timer

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  12. Hardware02

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    That car's a lot like Kirstie Alley...so many things wrong with it that it's actually fucking cool!
  13. Easyrider5258

    Easyrider5258 Easyrider

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  14. Andrew

    Andrew Optimus Primer Super Moderator

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    :clap Every engine sings in a unique voice, even a Lego V8.
  15. MiteyF

    MiteyF Long timer

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    That's pretty neat, but I hate it when people use the term "working" to refer to an "engine" that just has moving parts
  16. schlitz

    schlitz the slow one

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  17. dorkpunch

    dorkpunch Oops...

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    Ain't real purty but I think it turned out okay for being built with nothing more than a drill press and a welder...

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    Well, I may have cheated a bit on the flywheel... Not done yet, have a few things to finish up still. This is a project I am having my 8th graders build.
  18. schlitz

    schlitz the slow one

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  19. Jeffy

    Jeffy Hmm...

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    I guess the air is cleaner there. :lol3 Hate to get that Supra dirty. What's the rest of it look like?
  20. schlitz

    schlitz the slow one

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