Nemett 15cc 4 stroke engine.

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  1. Jul 29, 2011 #1

    wheeltapper

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    Hi people, well I've finally bitten the bullet and started building this engine.
    this won't be a blow by blow account, rather a show and tell as I (hopefully) finish a part.

    It will also take me a fair amount of time as I have to save for the material and tooling required, I've already come to a stop on the head because I need a rotary table and they don't grow on trees.

    first a pic of what it should look like.
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    parts so far, cylinder jacket
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    crankcase nosepiece.
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    part finished head.
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    and crankshaft.
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    That's it so far.
    next is get a square lump of ally for the crankcase.
    expensive hobby this, ain't it :(

    more to follow soon.


    I hope :big:

    cheers
    Roy
     
  2. Jul 29, 2011 #2

    metalmad

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    Hi mate
    Nice start on a good looking engine :)
    Pete
     
  3. Jul 29, 2011 #3

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    These Nemitts are little charmers. With their cylinder head and cylinder looking like one piece, it offers the illussion of a low profile, streamlined OHC design!
     
  4. Aug 9, 2011 #4

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    It's a nice engine to build - my first project. Using the excuse that it was my first engine, I built it as a glo motor and avoided all the electronic ignition and associated parts.

    It does run well, but very smoky!

    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7X2pe7BrtT8[/ame]

    When it was finished there was no compression on the engine, the piston and rings were a very good fit so pretty obvious it was the valves not seating properly. I went to tremendous lengths to get the valves to seal but no joy. (Do not trying grinding them in it makes things worse!). In frustration I used my dads old trick and put some engine oil in the cylinder put the plug back and spun it up with an electric starter. It fired a couple of times and as if by magic there was loads of compression...
     
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  5. Aug 9, 2011 #5

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    It sure does sound nice. ;D

    have you considered putting wings on the workmate :big: :big:

    I think I'll be going for glow ignition, the electronics isn't my cup of tea.

    hopefully my one will someday sound like that, not as smoky I hope, I can see you put engine oil in it. :p

    Roy
     
  6. Aug 10, 2011 #6

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    Nice start,Roy.I too love the sound of four strokes,they sound much more natural than a screaming 2 stroke.
    This one is on my ever growing to-do list.So many projects,so little time
     
  7. Aug 10, 2011 #7

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    Hi Steve
    Congrats on first pop
    BTW. If the problem was with the valves mate the oil would have made no Difference
    you might have a piston/ring problem. It may even just need bedding in

    My 2 cents :big:
    Pete
     
  8. Aug 15, 2011 #8

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    Where can you get the plans for this these days?
     
  9. Aug 16, 2011 #9

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    Hi
    back again.

    A few more progress pics.

    cylinder liner
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    part finished crankcase
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    and an overview of what's been done.
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    and a question for Steve Withnell, when you made yours, the bolts that hold the mounting angles on, did you drill right into the crankcase then seal them or are they blind holes?
    I can't figure it out from the drawing.

    thanks for looking.
    Roy
     
  10. Aug 18, 2011 #10

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    To be honest I can't remember. I don't think it matters though as I don't think there is any pressure to speak of in the crankcase. The petrol version has a breather to the CAM shaft, and the box isn't sealed.

    Steve
     
  11. Aug 20, 2011 #11

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    Thaks anyway Steve, I found a pic of the interior with the holes showing so thats that.

    Meanwhile :big: :big:

    I dont usually embarrass myself in public but I had to take a pic of this.
    poor mans DRO.
    can I nominate it for bodge of the year? ???

    I had to move the mill table an exact amount for the hole centres of the con rod for this engine.
    steel bar clamped to the lathe tray, square clamped to that, digital caliper clamped to the mill vise and the other bit of the caliper clamped to the square.

    piece of wood to take out the spring. ;D ;D


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    am I mad or what?

    Roy
     
  12. Aug 20, 2011 #12

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    Necessity is the Mother of invention...The head is the one part of the engine I felt quite in awe of. I did buy a rotary table, but afterwards did think that perhaps converting all the holes to X-Y co-ords in excel would have worked too. Need a lot of concentration to keep on top of the backlash, but I'm sure it would work.

    One thing I learned from building this, was if you make a mistake, finish the part, don't scrap it and start again. That way you get to practice all the ops before starting again reducing the chance of mistakes the second time around and the other thing I discovered was sometimes as you press on, you find away of recovering the error as the work progresses. (My Nemett's head has some scars from being thrown in the scrap...)

    Oh the moment when it fires the first time...

    Steve
     
  13. Aug 21, 2011 #13

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    Hi all.
    Just a couple of pics of the finished crankcase.

    Or
    how to turn an expensive lump of aluminium into a hole 8)
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    cheers
    Roy
     
  14. Aug 30, 2011 #14

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    Hi
    more progress.

    piston
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    and from these
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    to this
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    thanks for looking.
    Roy
     
  15. Aug 30, 2011 #15

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    Nice work. Love these Nemetts engines. That carby looks great Roy like the rest :bow:

    Brock
     
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    Thanks. ;D

    Roy
     
  17. Aug 30, 2011 #17

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    going great Roy
    Pete
    Keep it coming !
     
  18. Sep 6, 2011 #18

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    I like the carburetor especially... lots of fiddly parts that have to be well-made for proper function.

    Very nice! ;D
     
  19. Sep 27, 2011 #19

    wheeltapper

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    Hi
    another landmark reached,
    the cylinder head.
    top
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    underside
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    and with carb and exhaust
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    cheers
    Roy
     
  20. Sep 27, 2011 #20

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    Your parts are looking great!

    Keep up the nice work.

     

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