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Old 10-02-2014, 05:27 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Any1 using a hit and miss engine 2 power transport?

I've seen these critters in action. They do stuff, and do it quite effectively. Using not too much fuel but lots of flywheel weight to get things done.

In a car? Just a thought.

Ideas?

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Old 10-02-2014, 06:16 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Old 10-02-2014, 06:21 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Wow. Amazing.

This really work's?

Your my favorite redneck ever dude.

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They are not that efficient nor environmentally friendly.
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Dont get me wrong, its cool.

I got a 800 watt harbor freight generator. Its a 2 stroker. Guess what? Even if it goes 5 hours on a gallon of gas under light load it skips combustion cycles blowing raw fuel and air out the exhaust.

Its got a real neat sound for full load vs partial as it runs the same rpms because its a generator.

PS, Our dog got the cooking mistakes, old food, stuff we were sure if we should eat from the fridge. Many times this was fast food that was put up for a few days with lots of gravy, butter, fat, etc. Boy our dog loved that vs dog food. One day we had dresses some meat cutting off lbs of fat. He got that to eat and was jumping 4 ft in the air for joy.
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I put the bike together several years ago.

The frame was made from various OEM parts. Honda, Yamaha, Suzuki and black iron pipe.

The engine is a International Harvester 3-5 hp from a 1930's hay bailer.

The transmission is a 4 speed from a early 1960's Volvo turned around backwards, with a Suicide shift.

It has a 4" flat belt primary.

The head light is from a 1920's Packard.

It has a McCormick Deering cast iron seat from a horse pulled hay rake.

A old style squeeze ball horn.

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The headlight and tail light have been updated to LED"s and are fully functional.
















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I had always wondered. Thanks, that's awesome.
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I put the bike together several years ago.

The frame was made from various OEM parts. Honda, Yamaha, Suzuki and black iron pipe.

The engine is a International Harvester 3-5 hp from a 1930's hay bailer.

The transmission is a 4 speed from a early 1960's Volvo turned around backwards, with a Suicide shift.

It has a 4" flat belt primary.

The head light is from a 1920's Packard.

It has a McCormick Deering cast iron seat from a horse pulled hay rake.

A old style squeeze ball horn.

And a tail light from a Model T


The headlight and tail light have been updated to LED"s and are fully functional.
















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LOVE IT!!!!!!!
It will likely outlast some of the newer "delicate technology" ...
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Man. That is amazing. I've always wondered about your pic and now I know.

I have often wondered if a modern, electronicized version of a hit and miss engine would be efficient. Technically, it would be running at peak BSFC every time it fired, whether it was 200 stroking (idle), 50 stroking or 4 stroking (full power). I guess the freewheeling would create a lot of pumping losses with air rushing in and out of the cylinder. Maybe not so good.

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