E6 Egg Subaru engine propeller trim balance N707SM
Michael OBrien doing a full power run on his Eggenfellner E6 engine at KDWA for propeller trim balancing prior to 1st flight... Subaru based 6 cylinder engine is turning a Quinti/Sensenich 4 blade hollow composite c/speed electric prop..
This sube engine runs so smooth its unreal!
Eggenfellner Subaru First Start
First start of my Eggenfellner Subaru E-6 engine. This is a converted
automobile engine for aircraft use and is capable of producing 200 hp.
Instead of burning just expensive aviation fuel, I will be able to use the
cheaper 92 Octane auto fuel, or as necessary, aviation gas. Repairs and
maintenance of this engine will also be cheaper then a typical aircraft
engine. Being water cooled, it will have far less vibration and will be
quieter then the typical air cooled aircraft engine. It will eventually be
attached to my RV-8A that I am currently building.
Geared Drives 200Z PSRU For Subaru
At the time this was the worlds only Subaru on an RV9A using a hydraulic
constant speed prop. This prototype unit has all of the same features of
the original Geared Drives PSRU including its own oil reservoir, oil pump
and filtration system, drive port for hydraulic prop governor, and flywheel
and centrifugal clutch assembly. This airplane with the P2 prototype Geared
Drives PSRU can be seen at Sun n Fun Air Show, Lakeland, FL, April 21-26,
2009. Look for the Geared Drives booth N52 for directions the aircraft
Attempt #1 Blowing Up Subaru LX 1.6L Motor ................ FAILED
Attempt #1 at Blowing up a Subaru LX 1.6L Motor. The motor has nothing but
oil in it, it has roughly 280000klms on it.
Attempt #1 failed because the computer but the engine into Fail Safe
because there was no water in the radiator...... Well derrrr it has no
Stay Tuned for Attempt #2, the engine will DIE!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Glasair 1RG Fly By 260 MPH - Subaru EG33 Motor
Father-In-Law's first flight in a Glasair aircraft powered by a Subaru
Alcyone SVX EG33 six cylinder 202 cubic inch engine. He had never before
experienced any "G Loads" and handled them well. Watch us make a high speed
Subaru Forester Off Roading - Snow Hooning January 2015
A short video from earlier today where a buddy and myself decided to take
advantage of the fresh snow fall and hoon around a bit on some mountain
My car is the black 2005 Subaru Forester XT. 5-speed manual transmission.
Currently 196,450 miles on the clock. Modifications include:
- 2" SUMO Parts Lift Kit
- SubaXtreme Sump Guard
- Rally Innovations Light Bar
- Offroad LED light Pods
- Oversized 215/70 R16 BFGoodrich All Terrain K/O
2nd Propeller Test Citroën 2CV engine for ultralight airplane
CHANGES MADE SINCE LAST TEST:
-I've fitted Citroën VISA cylinders and heads: the engine cases had to be
machined in order to make those fit, machining was done by WWW.VGS2CV.BE.
These other cylinders are aluminum (lightweight) and nicasil coated
(improved reliability). Also they offer a displacement of 650cc and a
higher compression ratio of 9.5:1
-Valves are lapped, ports are cleaned, pistons are as good as new, new
gaskets everywhere, ...
-Instead of the twin bike carbs, I went back to a single carburettor, a
WEBER 32/34. This one works great when the engine has to perform, but the
idle is not as it should be yet. I might have to replace the idle jets.
Top rpm achieved this day was 3120 rpm, which is enough for the future
aircraft to take off :)
After the first tests, my home-rebuilt 1970's Citroën 2CV car engine
lacked a bit of power since the prop demands 25 hp at low rpm. I've
stripped it down to the bare essentials, it now weighs about 36 kgs/80
pounds. The Propeller (48x17) was sent to me by the Sratt 103 designer
Bernard Geffray, in order to test my engine before buying my own propeller.
For this test, I've fixed the engine on the back of my homemade gokart.
This also allows to do dynamic tests.
Feel free to give advice!
Fiat 500 with Subaru engine
This is a Fiat 500 modified by ZCars Ltd to the specification of a customer
from Greece. The design brief was to fix his 500 in an interesting way so
that it would have more useable power to enable him to drive his family
around town in comfort. Whilst he was tempted to have the Suzuki Hayabusa
conversion ZCars also produce he decided that he wanted to keep the rear
seats. As that is where the 200bhp motorcycle would be installed that
option was ruled out!
The engine is an EA81 Subaru engine (1800cc flat 4) which is quite an old
engine although still widely used as an aviation engine we are told. This
engine was used due to its simplicity, power and torque characteristics and
not least its size and shape. This was mated to the original gearbox with
clutch and drive shafts up rated. Also up-rated were the brakes with discs
all around and the suspension at the front. The transverse leaf spring was
removed and adjustable alloy dampers were used with coil springs. A new
front subframe was fitted to allow the use of wishbone suspension arms.
Obviously as it is a water cooled engine, radiators were required. This was
inserted into the front boot space (trunk) and water pipes run underneath
the car. A new stainless steel Exhaust
finished the conversion and new wheels and tyres were fitted as an optional
Experimental Aircraft Prop Hub Turned From 914 Porsche, Type 4 VW Engine Flywheel Part 1
Here is the first video of how we took the forged flywheel and made part of
our prop hub for my experimental aircraft project. It is going to go on a
Porsche 914 type 4 VW engine. this is only half of the prop hub assembly
as another aluminum part is needed to allow for the centering of the prop
on the hub. that video is yet to come.
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