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Pamela 01-13-2016 09:48 PM

Customer was right!

Gravdigr 01-15-2016 02:35 PM

Koenigsegg’s Camshaft-less Engine Explained


glatt 01-15-2016 02:49 PM

Never heard of such a thing. Very interesting.

It sounds promising, but I fear the complexity of it and the likely expense when it breaks down. Plus, I wouldn't know how to fix it.

fargon 01-15-2016 03:36 PM

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Originally Posted by Gravdigr (Post 951416)

Some friends and I were talking about this in the late 80's. The hard part was the valve actuator, looks like they took care of that problem.
Just imagine your car with a 4 position rotary switch. Position 1 mild mannered grocery getter. Position 4 fire breathing beast, that eats up Porsches and Corvettes.

xoxoxoBruce 01-15-2016 03:52 PM

Yes, been waiting for this to happen. The electronics and timing are no problem they already do it with fuel injection and spark. Making a reliable solenoid, strong enough, fast enough, light enough, and cheap enough is a real challenge. The valve it's attached to gets hot as hell, being in the fire one, two, or three thousand times a minute, meaning the solenoid will see much of that heat too.

xoxoxoBruce 01-18-2016 03:12 AM

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Disgruntled much?

Clodfobble 01-18-2016 07:23 AM

Why is he writing in both pounds and miles? Are UK odometers not in km?

lumberjim 01-18-2016 07:58 AM

Puerto Rico is that way. Distance exempt from the metric system

BigV 01-18-2016 10:40 PM

you want an engine that runs on solenoids? I'll give you solenoid engine.


Gravdigr 01-20-2016 02:50 PM

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BigV 01-20-2016 03:23 PM

That's a lot of spare tires. Clever of him to mount them in those locations and let them freewheel.

glatt 01-20-2016 03:50 PM

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I feel like he needs a pipe for some reason.
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xoxoxoBruce 01-21-2016 02:26 AM

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Overland is Jeep's great great granddaddy.

xoxoxoBruce 01-22-2016 04:57 AM

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January 2016 sale, Vincents took the top six spots.

Gravdigr 01-22-2016 06:18 PM

Yikes.


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