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    Today, 09:36 AM
    I got high allot in school and mostly slept through math and english classes, for the most part it was time well spent...:)
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    08-20-2014, 06:46 PM
    You can see the serious focus in that kid, very cool and yes much pride is a good thing...
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    08-20-2014, 11:28 AM
    Boy,,, you guys are getting touchy, "welp" is not some kind of name calling, it's basically slang for "well" as in "well --- were listening" ...
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    08-20-2014, 08:52 AM
    You trust right, where would you think that anyways? Im just thinking out loud here trying to figure out the why's --- it's always...
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    08-19-2014, 09:06 PM
    It does cause overcooling if your only making a fraction of the power yet pumping copious quantities of cold air on BOTH sides of a cylinder bore as...
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    08-19-2014, 05:52 PM
    Now you did it, Jay Leno's going to want one, I would prefer one of these though - more of an airplane on the ground,,, ...
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    08-19-2014, 04:02 PM
    and they have the Winchman proprietary "double spoke" design --- far superior to the old single spoke wheels of the distant past, rated at well over...
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    08-19-2014, 03:46 PM
    It is amazing detail , but wow what piss-poor design,,, that thing has so much rear overhang it is porposeing down the road as is,,, can you...
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    08-19-2014, 01:33 PM
    makes perfect sense --- all the power and more but like you stated thin dry air just don't cut it as well when it comes to dissipation... and yes...
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    08-19-2014, 10:39 AM
    It looks like you have some recess in the back, if the bearing is not going to be re-used then I would just make a special L tool and slide...
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    08-19-2014, 09:52 AM
    Yow, here's an even better chart, 20,000 ft equates to an average temp of -12 degree's F @ 6.75psi , not a whole lot to work with,,, ...
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    08-19-2014, 09:30 AM
    Im sure it was, but the fact still remains that it could get it's phat little ass up there in the first place,,, pretty amazing don't you think?
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    08-19-2014, 09:26 AM
    Yow, your talking as if the engine is running at maximum output all the time, what about a mild ceiling cruise ? then your talking minimal...
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    08-19-2014, 01:41 AM
    By a few thousand feet do you mean a few ten thousand feet? the engine will climb to well over 20,000 ft. that's normally aspirated,,, ...
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    08-19-2014, 01:00 AM
    If the demand is just average cruise speed and the plane is not laboring much the amount of air going through the engine is still wide bore full...
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    08-18-2014, 11:57 PM
    this is just speculation too... but @ 20,000 ft + I believe an open intake diesel engine would overcool severely ,,, hence the cylinder bands around...
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    08-18-2014, 02:11 PM
    Ladies and Gentleman - the worlds first piston/rotary hybrid
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    08-18-2014, 01:36 PM
    Hey I think the others are finned too and they just have a clamp band around them...
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    08-18-2014, 01:31 PM
    More like tired old brain that doesn't know how to use all the features you do,,, sure enough plain as day,,, Hmmmmmmmmmmm now it's really got...
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    08-18-2014, 07:08 AM
    You guys must have really good monitors, to me it just looks like rust on the lower cylinders? they would be the ones getting decades of...
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    08-17-2014, 07:08 PM
    Wow - great way to get as close to all the cylinders as possible for turbo response and efficiency (if your only running a single one) but I hear...
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  • A.K. Boomer's Avatar
    08-17-2014, 10:40 AM
    I would think so too esp. with the cylinders having no fins, that was my entire point, but do not know these engines at all so was not assuming...
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    08-17-2014, 09:58 AM
    A.K. Boomer replied to a thread Kool Mist -Gloat? in General
    They take some dinking around with and some common sense about what you want it for --- at my friends shop he did does allot of production and his...
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    08-17-2014, 02:29 AM
    I think you answered your own question with the "almost" part...
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    08-16-2014, 11:01 PM
    Thanks Willy, how encouraging, the only thing worse than writing your name with your own poop on some nursing home wall is that split second of...
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    08-16-2014, 09:45 PM
    thanks Willy, No I had the # of banks correct but was initially only seeing 5 plugs per bank lol
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    08-16-2014, 08:48 PM
    War is holy hell --- just terrible things ever have to come to it... Saltmine is that top one a picture of the A-57? cuz if so it's only got...
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    08-16-2014, 10:09 AM
    A.K. Boomer replied to a thread Kool Mist -Gloat? in General
    I have one - their great little quality units, pretty self explanatory - big line going in is your air pressure and small is your fluid feed, you...
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    08-16-2014, 08:36 AM
    Im wondering if it's a throttle plate-less design diesel, perhaps the reason the cylinders have no cooling fins, if you were just mild cruising...
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    08-15-2014, 08:45 PM
    A.K. Boomer replied to a thread Oldham coupling in General
    Oh im sure there are limitations,,, you stated low RPM but what about high? Take a look at Mike's animation on post 14 and you will see why I...
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