"Junior" Model Chevy V8 Phillip
Free style, 1/4 scale, chevy V8 250 cc , Weight 17 Kg , Cylinder head length 200 mm No rotational weight added to aid idle quality Bore, Conrod length and Stroke based on chevy 308 Fully water cooled cylinder heads and piston sleeves Scaled down starter motor with bendix and solenoid Scaled down clutch assembly and flywheel Oil pan (Sump) manufactured using 1mm sheet steel Engine block machined from billet aluminum Bore 36.5mm Stroke 30mm ( EN9 billet Crank shaft, Internal balanced) 270 degree sport camshafts 8.6 : 1 compression ratio Idle RPM ~980 Max RPM 6000 20W 50 motor oil (Crank , Rods and Cams 4 bar pressure fed ) 95 octane unleaded fuel Modified diaphragm carburetor ( To achieve Holly look alike) Optical triggered Electronic ignition 3D printed plastic distributer cap All parts manually machined, no CNC used. This was a 4 year project (Jan 2009 - Mar 2014) Special thanks to Jan & Jurie Naude for cylinder head and intake manifold castings
V8 Nitro Engine
Hand made 76cc OHC Nitro V8. 4hp @6000rpm. The builder's website is: http://www.luther-modellmotoren.de/
Stirling Engine Powered Canoe
Julian Wood's self-built triple transferator hot-air engine powers his canoe at Thames Traditional Boat Rally. 18th July 2009. Henley on Thames. Transferator engine is made from stainless steel food storage jars. Heat is supplied to engine from propane gas burner located below the hot-caps. One of two Stirling and hot-air engine powered boats taking part at the 32nd Thames Traditional Boat Rally, 2009.
1/3 scale 302 Ford V8 running
After a long period of just sitting in the display case I finally made the time to get my 1/3 scale 302 Ford V8 engine running again. I made an entirely new distributor and points along with a different cap. I think the ignition problems are sorted out I just have to get the carburetion fine tuned. This video is the first one taken with all the changes. I only have it running at one speed till I figure out what adjustments are needed.