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#1 ReconRat

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Posted 16 May 2013 - 07:07 PM

Rotec Radial R3600, 150-horsepower, nine-cylinder engine.

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Posted 16 May 2013 - 07:22 PM

Looks comfy and very sporting!
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Posted 16 May 2013 - 07:29 PM

Very interesting, but seems like it should get more than 16.67 HP per cylinder.
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Posted 16 May 2013 - 07:31 PM

That big ass belt next to his leg would give me cause for concern
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Posted 16 May 2013 - 08:11 PM

150hp @ 3600rpm isn't bad

8.5 compression ratio

uses 7.1 gallons of 100LL per hour
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Posted 17 May 2013 - 07:10 AM

Gotta love the old radial airplane engines.
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Posted 17 May 2013 - 07:26 AM

I'll give him points for ingenuity but that thing looks ridiculous.

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Posted 17 May 2013 - 07:46 AM

Totally practical. I laughed when he tried to turn around in the parking lot. Looked like he was going to drag a peg going straight!
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Posted 17 May 2013 - 03:42 PM

Please note there is no "high side" on this bike.
It are round. It will roll many times.
Worse, if high sided in the direction of engine rotation,
it might never stop...
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Posted 17 May 2013 - 05:57 PM

I wonder if the bike has a tendency to counter-rotate. The engine mounted on
anything else would have a wide, stable stance. The bike, not so much.

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Posted 17 May 2013 - 08:15 PM

I wonder if the bike has a tendency to counter-rotate. The engine mounted on
anything else would have a wide, stable stance. The bike, not so much.

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yup. BMW and Guzzi will rock when shifting.
Actually have to be careful shifting in corners.
But only if being aggressive.
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Posted 18 May 2013 - 07:42 AM

Very interesting, but seems like it should get more than 16.67 HP per cylinder.


Iirc, Harley engines are just radial engines with some cylinders missing, 16 or 17 hp per cylinder seems about right, lol
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Posted 18 May 2013 - 08:28 AM


...Harley engines are just radial engines with some cylinders missing...


Haha! I'm going to use that.

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Posted 18 May 2013 - 11:32 AM

http://science.howstuffworks.com/transport/engines-equipment/radial-engine3.htm
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Posted 18 May 2013 - 12:00 PM

I like this design a little better, seems more practical especially with the primary drive belt positioning
http://www.ohioriders.net/picture.php?albumid=1312&pictureid=17281

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Posted 18 May 2013 - 02:26 PM

^^ 7 cylinder radial engine. Both 7 cylinder and 9 cylinder were popular for overall size.

The Wasp engine was everywhere with 9 cylinders, and double that with two banks of 18 total.

F4U Corsair and F4 Hellcat both used the Double Wasp 18 cylinder engine.

 

Single banks were 5, 7, 9, etc. It has to be an odd number in each cylinder bank to work.


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Posted 18 May 2013 - 03:14 PM

Also, don't forget that bike engines displacement was in cc's. The old school aircraft engines are in cubic inches. Much larger cylinders and power output.
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