The ultimate replacement engine!
b.benz at charter.net
Thu Jun 26 14:40:39 EDT 2003
Opps! I missed the point that it is a turboed 2 cycle engine.
Thanks Matt, for the additional and interesting insight.
The stated efficiency figures are fantastic! And with 12 turbos (jet
engines), what could it do?
> From: Matt twentyV <matt_20v at yahoo.com>
> Date: Thu, 26 Jun 2003 12:23:35 -0700 (PDT)
> To: Bernie Benz <b.benz at charter.net>, 200q20V mailing list
> <200q20v at audifans.com>, audi-20v <audi20v at rennlist.org>
> Subject: Re: The ultimate replacement engine!
> Oh, and to start the engine, there are air injectors
> into each cylinder. They are sequentially pressurized
> to get the thing spinning. No electric starter motor.
> --- Matt twentyV <matt_20v at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> The mechanical engineer in my group used to work on
>> these. Interesting fact- these big ships have no
>> gearbox. To run in reverse, they slide the camshaft
>> forward to engage a new set of lobes, and run the
>> whole engine in reverse.
>> --- Bernie Benz <b.benz at charter.net> wrote:
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