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by Etpm
Mon Mar 31, 2014 12:49 am
Forum: I.C. Engines
Topic: Home made muffler help please
Replies: 3
Views: 3771

Home made muffler help please

It appears that I will be able convert a small engine from air to liquid cooling. I've received good advice so far on that subject. I will also need a good muffler. After an admittedly cursory look on the web I have not found the info I need to build a compact muffler that significantly reduces the ...
by Etpm
Sun Mar 30, 2014 11:24 am
Forum: I.C. Engines
Topic: spark plug manufacture
Replies: 9
Views: 5593

Re: spark plug manufacture

Greetings Reuben, I know, this reply is to a post nearly a month old. But it always takes me longer than I think to make prototypes so maybe the info below will still be timely and maybe helpful too. There are machineable ceramics that can then be fired at a pretty low temperature. There is also a c...
by Etpm
Sun Mar 30, 2014 11:09 am
Forum: I.C. Engines
Topic: Convert air cooled to liquid cooled?
Replies: 7
Views: 9318

Re: Convert air cooled to liquid cooled?

Greetings Harold and Don, Thanks for the replies. I am worried about steam pockets and was discussing this issue with my son yesterday. I also wondered if removing all the fins would weaken the cylinder. From your reply Harold it looks like it won't hurt the engine. So I'm gonna start hackin' and a ...
by Etpm
Sat Mar 29, 2014 11:07 am
Forum: I.C. Engines
Topic: Convert air cooled to liquid cooled?
Replies: 7
Views: 9318

Convert air cooled to liquid cooled?

Greetings All, This is my first post here so please bear with me if I make any gaffs. I have been thinking about converting an air cooled small engine to liquid cooling for some time now. Harold sent me pictures of a side valve engine that he converted. This was several years ago and I now have a si...