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.
Coca Cola Can Engine
simple stirling hot air engine made at home with simple tools ,2 cans a baloon welding rod steel angle grinder disc for flywheel ,steel wool for displacer and some electrical connectors ,fishing line Check out my cool time-lapse video of how to make your own http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jJ3eq-91KYQ&feature=youtu.be The next level stirling engine with lights and fan blades http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tQ5LWou5evY
V8 Mini Monster - First engine start
Finally got round to firing the engine, lumpy bumpy, but it makes noise and fire.
"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