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johnnyd

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Here is a link to my blog site. I hope to have castings available for the HCI radial engine designs by January, 2013. I'll post availability & prices then.

The site isn't much to look at yet, but we all have to make a start somewhere.:nervous:

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Autodidact

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Excellent! This type of engine needs an aftermarket. If you could somehow make the cylinder heads more attractive and at the same time increase the cooling fin area - especially around the exhaust port - would be very nice.
 

johnnyd

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A new flathead design is already in the works.
I.m also putting together a "fixture" for doing the overhead conversion.

:).........John
 

Kristoffon

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Do you have a working engine? I have the plans and asked on the email group once and I got the impression no one ever finished one.
 

Autodidact

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At least a couple of them have been completed:

 
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Kristoffon

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I had seen two of those videos but for all I know those could be the designer's own engines.

I ask this because the plans have a few inconsistencies and when I asked about that on the email group the answer was basically "figure it out as you go along or you are not deserving of building this engine".
 

johnnyd

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I don't have an engine built yet, I am only providing the castings.
The entire engine can be built from wrought stock if you wish.
The material specs are included on the plans.
 

akwrencher

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PM me if you have contact info. Spent some time on yahoo group last night but haven't found it yet. Will keep looking.
 
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