Hi rubyfocus, yes still around. Life has been hectic the last year and haven’t been on here as much as I’d like. I’m fairly...
I too would like to see these pictures.
Congrats Andrew! Excellent job on the engine!
Looking good longboy. Will be following this build.
Oh and you have no idea how much it pleases me that someone is using my idea.:)
I've plated cast iron with nickel. Can be done.
Drill a hole in the centre of it and loctite a rod in place. Use a trepaning tool to cut a deep and wide enough groove into the side so you can...
I had issues starting my v4 and it was an electrical issue. I tried running it with glow plugs on nitro fuel and it started right away. If you...
Herbie, i would try and run it with a vapour carb for trouble shooting purposes. Doesnt need to be anything fancy, just a glass jar and some...
Anything that produces an uneven firing pattern within the 720 degrees is good in my books. Purely from a sound perspective.
Thank you all for your responses. I would love to make a radial engine one day and in my mind, the cam ring and gears to drive it would be the...
What sort of bore to stroke ratio do radials generally have? Do they run a flywheel?
I assume they run a dry sum system. What are the critical...
Thanks guys, I really appreciate this information.
Gbritnell, I meant to say four stroke, not four cylinder. I seem to do that a lot...
I was wondering how people go about machining the cam ring in four stroke radial engines. A conventional cam is relatively straight...
Thanks guys, I really appreciate the recognition and all the help I've needed along the way.
This is a nice and warm fuzzy feeling.
Held the phone to the side and it works perfectly. Thanks cogsy.
Excellent work Ghosty. This didn't take much time at all. Was that the first attempt at starting?
Let me guess, Aust post?
They've increased prices, reduced delivery days and the CEO is one of Australia's highest income earners.
Here's to a quick and speedy recovery Terry. All the best and look forwards to your return with good health.
Check out a seller on eBay called offcuts galore. They sell silver steel/drill rod.
I wanted to post an update on this as it may (or not) benefit someone.
While making the valve cages for the v4 engine, I did try using a...
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