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Old 08-12-2014, 06:40 AM
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i found this Video and I just want to know which engine is used in this car. It sounds crazy...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BfSx...ature=youtu.be

It should be a NitroEngine... But I think not a normal one...
Old 08-17-2014, 09:21 PM
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I assume you ask because the car is so fast and because of the sound. The microphone is actually cutting out due to the sound waves causing the weird sound in the video when the engine is revved. Drag race engines can be very highly modified. Porting, cutting the crank, reducing the size of the heatsink, higher nitro content and higher rpm engagement of the clutch are all common in nitro drag racing. But 99% of the time the engine starts as an off the shelf onroad nitro engine before being modified. Have a look at some modified engines from the likes of ECRM, Clockwork, EB Mods to get an idea of what goes into one of these mills.

That car is also little more than a very light carbon chassis with an engine, big rear tires and a thinner than normal lexan body draped over it's O-ring front tires.

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Old 08-26-2014, 10:32 AM
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Its a rotary engine
Old 08-26-2014, 11:11 AM
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Hi

what are typical brands for rotary engines?

In a real car, a rotary engine is a Wankel engine like in the Mazda R8. Is this this type of engine you mean?
Excuse my bad english. I am from germany.

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Its a rotary engine
Old 08-26-2014, 03:47 PM
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O.S engines makes rotary heli and airplane engines
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Thank you very much :-)

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