Making a radial engine of VW parts

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    Lucrum and FritzW like this.
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    Wow! Envy is still a sin right? Wow. I can't stop shaking my head...
     
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    Sadler used VW cylinders on his radial, but with less modification.
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    Start small with the model sizes. Scaling up is easy once you know the steps. The little ones are beautiful.
     
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    I'm impressed

    IF only my own "talent" could keep up with my dreams and ideas like his does.
     
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    It looks very cool. Like a lot of folks writing in the comments section, I wonder about the lubrication. I was also surprised by the 2080cc displacement, which is smaller than many of the typical flying 4 cylinder VW engines.

    Sounds and looks neat, though!
     
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    I think it has been posted before, but I don't care. It's fun seeing it again!

    The 2086cc size would correspond to the 77mm cylinders of the 1200 and 1300 car engines.
     
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    Those exhaust pipes are kind a short. Exhaust valves won`t last long.
     
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    How in the world do people develop the engineering talent and skills to pull something like that off?
     
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    I sure would like that 120 lb 80 horse 6 cylinder radial bolted to the front of my T-mono plane. There both Great looking engine's IMO
     

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