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Old 09-06-2011, 02:48 AM
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....dont know wether í am right here, but nevertheless:

My new Unit Steam V8:


And running like Hell:

http://youtu.be/5F9nB69FQjc


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Old 09-06-2011, 04:46 AM
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Just fantastic!!

How is the lubrication for compressed air and for steam?
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Old 09-07-2011, 07:55 AM
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Tanks!

I use compressed air only for the testversuche, without oiler.
In real action, i trust in live steam. Oiled with this:



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Old 09-07-2011, 08:38 AM
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Thanks!
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cool, but what you going to hook it up to ??



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it ought to do well in an Yak 54


very neat engine btw
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very neat engine btw
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Also, consider some hot heads could power it simply by exhaling![X(]
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LOL
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cool, but what you going to hook it up to ??

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Don´t know jet. Maybe in a crackerbox. Alternetivly in a truck, a deserttruck like this:



(in action: http://youtu.be/IfJN4qM-cMs)

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Pretty impressive. The last piece though, without giving anything away, will haunt my thoughts for a long time.
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Thanks to all!

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Pretty impressive. The last piece though, without giving anything away, will haunt my thoughts for a long time.
....something specialy for your thoughts:

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That is so cool.
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That is so cool.
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+1000 on the cool factor. Phenomenal.

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Any way to incorporate a flywheel?
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Thank you! Flywheel: i thought its not necessary, because there are enough moving masses in the trike. Now i think different, but there is no space for it.

Btw: first i tryed to motorise it with a turbine, but it failed.



Thats why space was very limited for the 3-zyl. engine.
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