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Offline Dr Goggles

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #3915 on: September 06, 2013, 11:59:14 PM »
I'm thinking it's probably in the nines comp wise,we could reconfigure it to run NA.....even if it made exactly the same power as the motor we have it would be bulletproof and we could rev the ring out of it, it's about doing work...........10k is a lot of work....
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #3916 on: September 07, 2013, 12:04:44 AM »
It's less than we have in the current motor.......
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #3917 on: September 07, 2013, 05:12:57 AM »
Which components are the rev limiting ones in the current build?

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #3918 on: September 07, 2013, 10:04:14 AM »
I would think the cheapest sure fix would be a set of pistons to up the compression ratio, dont up the rpm, just up the gear.
9 to 1 is a blower engine.
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #3919 on: September 07, 2013, 04:59:04 PM »
We're only at 9.6 static Sid.
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #3920 on: September 07, 2013, 06:58:08 PM »
Hey Doc
 
   Turbo bussa  -- 400 easy hp
  12000 rpm    maybe better gearing options
   and Grum is a bike mechanic :-D
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #3921 on: September 07, 2013, 07:38:51 PM »
Save your money, Doc.

I'm beginning to think what you have is a surer bet -

Correspondence with the owner of the engine, via E-bay -

Dear indy88,

What is the static compression ratio?
Do you have a dyno sheet from after the re-build?
Do you have clearances documented post rebuild?
Where were the last 4 hours run at, and in what?

Thank you.

- 4dflthed


Response -

Dear 4dflthed,

It was last run in 1996 at Disney Land Speedway IRL Indycar race in a Lola Indycar. We have no paper work or specs.
Thanks


- indy88


4 hours in an Indy car is about the life expectancy of one of these engines.

Given the temperamental history of these things, I'm thinking it's likely pretty well used up.
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #3922 on: September 07, 2013, 07:58:31 PM »
Hey Doc
 
   Turbo bussa  -- 400 easy hp
  12000 rpm    maybe better gearing options
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2 would fit pretty easy ;)
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #3923 on: September 07, 2013, 09:34:19 PM »
Jon, he would have to cover the wheels to put in 2
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #3924 on: September 07, 2013, 09:41:06 PM »
"We can swap it in at Wayno's.    :cheers:"      I'll bring squash. Wayno

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #3925 on: September 07, 2013, 10:18:08 PM »
"We can swap it in at Wayno's.    :cheers:"      I'll bring squash. Wayno

Bring Squash? it seams the only thing that grows in Wayno's yard is Squash!
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #3926 on: September 08, 2013, 04:26:00 PM »
"We can swap it in at Wayno's.    :cheers:"      I'll bring squash. Wayno

Bring Squash? it seams the only thing that grows in Wayno's yard is Squash!
G

Would you rather mow 10 times a year, or harvest once?

I have no recipes for lawn clippings.

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #3927 on: September 08, 2013, 04:37:03 PM »
I have no recipes for lawn clippings.




I hear they are good in brownies, oh wait that was grass clippings and it would only be for those in Colorado and Washington State.  :-D

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #3928 on: September 13, 2013, 08:53:40 PM »
I just got home from taking my Mum to the supermarket
She's crashed her car and Father is too cheap to buy her a new one
When I got beck to Mum's place , she told me she had a family heirloom to give me
Something that had been in her house since she was young and the family thought I should have it
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #3929 on: September 13, 2013, 09:15:45 PM »
Grumm, what are the details, size, is it a model, a tether car, powered.

What's the underside look like?

Oh, I wouldn't let Goggles play with it if I were you.

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