- As you guys know my Discovery 3.9 V8 has been off
the road for some time.
I finally have an engine for it now.
As you suggested the 3.9 L was a little slow and was not
really suited for Wood Gas.
This motor has
Carbon break valves
10.5 : 1 Compression
Bored to 95mm and stroked to 96 mm
that works out about 5.5 L around 335 Cubic Inches now.
A higher lift cam was installed
Bottom end has a 1/4 " Chrome Molly plate water cut to
fit the block to stop it cracking the block as I had to remove some of
the block to swing the crank from 71 mm stroke to 96 mm stroke
I left tabs to fold over the mains to stop them rattling loose.
I have decked the block by 2mm and turned the pistons down by about 8mm
off the top making them almost flat.
The motor weighs just under 130 Kgs dry and I expect around 300-400 HP
but Monster torque.
It's an all Alloy V8.
I have started scrounging for a manual to bolt up to it.
All told I expect to spend around 7.5K on the mods.
When this is finally on the road ..
The Multi-Cyclone / Cooler / Pre-heater will be built.
I turned the engine over by hand today and nothing hit anything.
Couple more weeks and I'll post some youtube vids of the beast ...
this is the first v8 I have built.. fingers crossed.
- --- In WoodGas@yahoogroups.com, garret <ozykiss@...> wrote
> The Multi-Cyclone / Cooler / Pre-heater will be built.
Did you ever complete and post those multi-cyclone drawings ?
- No Sorry I have not.
But I do have a very clear picture of what to draw and how to build it /
Time is my enemy at the moment with 3 AM starts .
On Sat, 2009-08-01 at 12:20 +0000, carson wrote:
> --- In WoodGas@yahoogroups.com, garret <ozykiss@...> wrote
> > The Multi-Cyclone / Cooler / Pre-heater will be built.
> Hey Garret,
> Did you ever complete and post those multi-cyclone drawings ?