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Revmaster Engine Run @ Sun n Fun

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Patrick Panzera
Apr 13
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17731

Re: Do I have a problem?

Oddly, my end-play feels looser when hot than cold. I wonder if there's a proper hot vs cold specification. Todd ________________________________ From:
Todd Loes
Apr 12
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17730

Re: Do I have a problem?

End play was my first thought. After shutdown I did feel some movement but did not have tools to measure it with me. ... From: Peter Fernell pfernell@...
alsag52
Apr 12
#17730
 
17729

Re: Do I have a problem?

about 6 thou cold 0 hot ... From: Peter shaypete@... [AirVW] To: AirVW Sent: Tue, Apr 11, 2017 6:56 pm
Peter Fernell
Apr 11
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Re: Do I have a problem?

How much endplay do you have when the motor is cold/hot On Tue, Apr 11, 2017 at 9:55 PM, Peter Fernell pfernell@... [AirVW]
Peter
Apr 11
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17727

Re: Do I have a problem?

Yes I have a T4 and it does the same and I don't know y? Pete212 ... From: alsag52@... [AirVW] To: airvw
Peter Fernell
Apr 11
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17726

Do I have a problem?

Hi, I have been flying behind my HAPI 1835 for 25 years. I have always noticed that after running, the prop does not turn freely, there is drag. Even at TDC,
alsag52
Apr 11
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17725

Re: vw engine weight, again

The nic’s were supplied by Hummel Engines (Scott Casler) The starter is a gear drive Nipendenso type The weight saving is about 9-10 lbs for set of four cyl.
    Ernest Moreno
    Dec 25, 2016
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    17724

    Re: vw engine weight, again

    Ernie, What is the weight of the Nikasils and which starter did you use? The Nikasils are likely responsible for most of the saving. How many pounds
    garywolf@rogers.com
    Dec 25, 2016
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    17723

    Re: vw engine weight, again

    I just recently help putting together a Scott Casler 2400 with nicosil cylinders This engine had intake system, carb, magneto, electronic ignition,starter and
    Ernest Moreno
    Dec 24, 2016
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    17722

    vw engine weight, again

    I got hold of an 1835 to weigh. It had the air dam, oil cooler, a diehl rear case with starter and one mag, and a tiny distributor as secondary. There was a
    garywolf@rogers.com
    Dec 24, 2016
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    17721

    Re: turbo vw

    Pat, Very true. The Revmaster heads have taken significant abuse during both testing and racing. Jeff Lange Race 64 - Skye Racer Blog:
    Jeff Lange
    Dec 20, 2016
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    17720

    Re: turbo vw

    Jeff, you're also running Revmaster heads that have been redesigned to do as you state. Pat On Tue, Dec 20, 2016 at 2:41 PM, Jeff Lange schmleff@...
    Patrick Panzera
    Dec 20, 2016
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    17719

    Re: turbo vw

    Agreed. NOTICE: This communication may contain privileged or other confidential information. If you are not the intended recipient, or believe that you have
    Bruno De Michelis
    Dec 20, 2016
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    17718

    Re: turbo vw

    The maximum capacity to which a flat VW engine (1960 cc) can be bored is 2390 cc. Years ago Bill Manson, an Australian VW racer, made such an engine, which was
    Bruno De Michelis
    Dec 20, 2016
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