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Author Topic: Australian Belly Tank  (Read 1848992 times)

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Offline SPARKY

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4860 on: January 05, 2016, 04:33:04 PM »
stretch the tongue   it is much easier to do  :-D

on the v-7 and v-6  just pull the push rods and make air springs out of the dead holes  should have way less than 1% parasitic loss 

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4861 on: January 05, 2016, 08:27:20 PM »
A test mule motor is a real hard engine to build.  It needs to provide consistent performance throughout the test session.  Otherwise, the motor degradation fouls up the test results.  It is hard to differentiate between motor problems and tested component issues.  The Duttweiler shop knows the Chevy engines well.  Logic says their mule motor might be a good build.  This one survived just under 200 dyne pulls without performance degradation.  A link to the article www.hotrod.com/how-to/engine/hrdp-0162-engine-coatings/  It is bigger than 300 ci.

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4862 on: January 05, 2016, 08:30:51 PM »

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4863 on: January 05, 2016, 11:28:33 PM »
Hmmmm, Duttweiler........

Stand by men, there may be an announcement shortly  :wink:
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4864 on: January 05, 2016, 11:43:32 PM »
Plus you would not have to buy a $1000 2 -9/16 stroke billet crank.

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4865 on: January 06, 2016, 01:17:17 AM »
Hmmmm, Duttweiler........

Stand by men, there may be an announcement shortly  :wink:

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4866 on: January 06, 2016, 01:20:47 AM »
To be honest you, the Reverend and I need to find breweries with handles on the side of them, not just steins....

Be patient grasshoppers.
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4867 on: January 06, 2016, 02:14:09 AM »
Tap in the mouth
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4868 on: January 06, 2016, 03:08:21 AM »
mmmmmmm
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4869 on: January 06, 2016, 03:50:15 AM »
 :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D


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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4870 on: January 06, 2016, 03:28:21 PM »
With a curve like that theoretically  at 8nfinite rpm it could make infinite hp..... :roll:
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4871 on: January 06, 2016, 04:55:56 PM »
Plus you would not have to buy a $1000 2 -9/16 stroke billet crank.

Rex

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Rex, you're living in the sixties. :cheers:

And there is a problem with that??? Hell I was in my 20s then and everything worked!

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4872 on: January 06, 2016, 05:07:25 PM »
Most of it still does. :-D :cheers:

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4873 on: January 07, 2016, 03:51:52 AM »


Yes.    In theory only.    Even pneumatic valve springs have their limitations . . . . . .

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4874 on: January 07, 2016, 08:00:46 PM »
Use a blimp for a body instead of a tank.  There will not be all of these pesky issues with packaging.