Gear Box Failure @ 43 Hours

Discussion in 'General Auto Conversion Discussion' started by TXFlyGuy, Oct 31, 2019.

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  1. Nov 14, 2019 #161

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    Rotate it 45° and might almost fit.
     
  2. Nov 14, 2019 #162

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    Please quit posting things like that. If you don't stop I'm going to have to redesign my whole project around that engine.
     
  3. Nov 14, 2019 #163

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    No PSRU???
     
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    Good catch. Pretty sure the "G" indicates a geared version. So ,no conversion needed, but does have built in PSRU.
     
  5. Nov 14, 2019 #165

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    If it's cast into the engine case, not really a separate speed reduction unit? It's a geared engine, not an engine with a separate PSRU?
     
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    You can get up to 325 hp without the geared version
     
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    I think the important thing is that it is engineered and tested, not so much weather or not it is cast into or bolted to the case. I would stick close to the TCDS when it came time to bolt a prop on though, even if experimental, otherwise all the testing and engineering might go out the window.
     
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    The true BS is making blanket statements without knowing all the facts (none of us here do) about why particular components were chosen and exactly how the failure occurred. I'm done here.
     
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    He typed "no PSRU or Conversion worries". In nominal English, "no worries" apply to both "PSRU" and "conversion".
     
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