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Re: Bushking VW conversion

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  • rogelio
    The only way it could be done is use a water cooled head or use thermal barrier coatings. Last time I checked tbc coated chambers were not perfected yet. maybe
    Message 1 of 43 , Dec 31, 2010
      The only way it could be done is use a water cooled head or use thermal barrier coatings. Last time I checked tbc coated chambers were not perfected yet.

      maybe fat fins would work but not at that power.

      --- In AirVW@yahoogroups.com, Pat Panzera <panzera@...> wrote:
      >
      > Well said. I wonder what Bob Hoover would have said ? I believe I know.
      > > Dan R.
      > >
      >
      >
      >
      > Among other things, Bob would have said that the heads can't reject the heat
      > from that high of horsepower.
      >
      > ...if he bothered to dignify the BS by saying anything at all.
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > From: rclaggf4u@...
      > > To: AirVW@yahoogroups.com
      > > Sent: Fri, 10 Dec 2010 12:29:25 -0000 (UTC)
      > > Subject: [AirVW] Re: Bushking VW conversion
      > >
      > > Fantasy land, pure and simple. I looked at this engine in Oshkosh in the
      > > Highlander booth and listened to the load of manure spewing out of his
      > > mouth
      > > about how great it was. After about 10 min. I told him I had a Valley
      > > redrive on my 701 with the exact setup he had, 12 groove belts etc. there
      > > was
      > > no way he was going to do what he claimed. Larry Smith ( from Valley
      > > Engineer
      > > ing) even told him he was going to have problems. For the most part I was
      > > asked to leave after that. Like Dan said 3.5 gph is about 40 to 45 hp,
      > > it's
      > > called brake specific fuel consumption folks. I burn 8.5 gph ( sometimes
      > > more if I push it ) on climbout and at least 7gph in cruise getting 90 mph
      > > in
      > > my 701. I'm sure not making 130 hp. Like Dan said, ain't no free lunch. If
      > > it sounds to good to be true then it is. I believed all the baloney and
      > > found out the hard way.
      > > Wayne
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
    • rogelio
      The only way it could be done is use a water cooled head or use thermal barrier coatings. Last time I checked tbc coated chambers were not perfected yet. maybe
      Message 43 of 43 , Dec 31, 2010
        The only way it could be done is use a water cooled head or use thermal barrier coatings. Last time I checked tbc coated chambers were not perfected yet.

        maybe fat fins would work but not at that power.

        --- In AirVW@yahoogroups.com, Pat Panzera <panzera@...> wrote:
        >
        > Well said. I wonder what Bob Hoover would have said ? I believe I know.
        > > Dan R.
        > >
        >
        >
        >
        > Among other things, Bob would have said that the heads can't reject the heat
        > from that high of horsepower.
        >
        > ...if he bothered to dignify the BS by saying anything at all.
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > ----- Original Message -----
        > > From: rclaggf4u@...
        > > To: AirVW@yahoogroups.com
        > > Sent: Fri, 10 Dec 2010 12:29:25 -0000 (UTC)
        > > Subject: [AirVW] Re: Bushking VW conversion
        > >
        > > Fantasy land, pure and simple. I looked at this engine in Oshkosh in the
        > > Highlander booth and listened to the load of manure spewing out of his
        > > mouth
        > > about how great it was. After about 10 min. I told him I had a Valley
        > > redrive on my 701 with the exact setup he had, 12 groove belts etc. there
        > > was
        > > no way he was going to do what he claimed. Larry Smith ( from Valley
        > > Engineer
        > > ing) even told him he was going to have problems. For the most part I was
        > > asked to leave after that. Like Dan said 3.5 gph is about 40 to 45 hp,
        > > it's
        > > called brake specific fuel consumption folks. I burn 8.5 gph ( sometimes
        > > more if I push it ) on climbout and at least 7gph in cruise getting 90 mph
        > > in
        > > my 701. I'm sure not making 130 hp. Like Dan said, ain't no free lunch. If
        > > it sounds to good to be true then it is. I believed all the baloney and
        > > found out the hard way.
        > > Wayne
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        >
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