[WWI] can you move that bloody car?
kerlyn2001 at verizon.net
Wed Oct 30 09:03:45 EDT 2013
On 10/30/13 8:31 AM, Diego Fernetti wrote:
> Re: [WWI] can you move that bloody car?K!
>> What is curious is the bulge in the cowl.
>> The Bristol Scout D was equipped
>> with 80hp Le Rhone or 100hp Gnome Monosoupape (both seven cylinder
>> engines) and the latter are identified by that bulge. That's the
>> part of the
>> cycle where the exhaust valve is open.
> Strange... why not installing the engine in a way that the open valves
> were clear of the cowl sides?
The valve would have been fully open by the edge of the cowl (CCW rotation)
and the remainder of that stroke reserved for spreading castor oil about the
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