Thursday, July 1, 2010
This dolmette was built from chainsaw engine.
"The accumulated ability of 24 DOLMAR chainsaw engines is fed into to a 5-speed Harley-Davidson manual by a alternation of twelve asperous belts. For use in the Dolmette the engines were acquainted and tweaked to bear 5.2 kW of ability (7.1 PS) at 10,000 rpm. Maximum torque commitment is 5.5 Nm at 7,750 rpm. When all 24 are combined, the aftereffect is a 24-cylinder ability bulb with a absolute displacement of 1.9 litres, a ability achievement of 125 kW (170 PS) and 130 Nm of torque at the centrifugal clutches. Twelve engines are army in two rows of six on either ancillary of the drive belt casing. Each agent is captivated in abode by agency of two threaded studs that commonly serve to defended the adviser bar to the chainsaw ability head. The alone motors are accompanying calm in sets of three by agency of a double-sided drive belt, authoritative up eight modules in all. The alone engines are not durably connected; instead they bear their torque through the centrifugal clamp that is a accepted affection of every chainsaw."
Posted by Motorsports at 10:36 PM