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Offline richtea

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Re: Goodbye to the Big K
« Reply #30 on: November 15, 2019, 06:11:00 pm »

The explanation was okay until he started to say how they should have designed it.


I think his pea-like works the same as mine - how do I avoid the electric bit, and keep it fully mechanical?
Old skool thinking obvs (and wrong - but no change there, eh!).

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Re: Goodbye to the Big K
« Reply #31 on: November 15, 2019, 06:44:35 pm »
We'll all have electric motors soon enough. The mention of a Mini reminded me of something a Chap at work told me about Mini tuning. Apparently one option is to fit the head from a K engine (not sure which one, maybe a K100) which will fit onto the BMC Mini block with only minor machining.
If it matters what gear you’re in, the engine’s too small.

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Re: Goodbye to the Big K
« Reply #32 on: November 15, 2019, 07:41:02 pm »
Ah!

To paraphrase the presenter below, '...it's like the love child of a camshaft and a gearbox'!

Good explanation here, with swearing in (mostly) the right places:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z0tYMiAnQfU

A motor under each cam cover? Crazy....
The explanation was okay until he started to say how they should have designed it.

Hah I did grimace at that point too! But it wasn't quite as bad as it could have been.
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