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Discussion in 'Australia' started by Precis, May 17, 2020.
3 April 1885: Gottlieb Daimler applies for a patent for his “grandfather clock” engine
Yes, and Maybach played a significant part too.
That's why I try and stay out of this thread.
Just looking at that pic made me look up wood powered vehicles and I have been loosing time reading about how they worked.
You're not foolin' me Ron... That's not an engine... it's an integrated coffee grinder and cappuccino machine... the little Italian barista down by the harbor has one just like it... he makes a wicked Sunday morning cappu' with it.
Nope, that's it ... I'm like a New Zealand seamstress - "all out of puns..."
No they were pretty shit apparently...
1885-6 Benz Patent Motorwagen.
Yes, Marusho Lilac 250
The first/only one I saw was at Jack Graham's motorcycle wreckers in Arncliffe way back.
That one was at the Obi Obi bike show.
1908 Fiat 50 HP OHV V-8 air-cooled aircraft engine.
The 1908 V8 3.2 liter Fiat SA 8/75 was the first aero engine produced by Fiat Avio. The 50 hp OHV V-8 air-cooled aircraft engine was based on a race car engine, and first built in 1908; it was used experimentally, and noted for its excellent power to weight ratio. This engine was built for aircraft use only.
An air-cooled 90 degree V
Power: 50 hp at 2000 rpm.
Bore: 2.95 in
Stroke: 3.5 in / 90 mm
Motom 50cc 1957.
I thought it was a diesel going by the fuel injection...
You Sir, get the Chicken Dinner!
I've seen them variously listed as 47cc, 48cc and 50cc.
Have at it! And yes, it's a motorcycle engine.