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#1 lrhredjb ONLINE  

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Posted March 27, 2017 - 08:27 AM

A cool video about a diesel engine. Here's what I'm wondering. What does the starter motor on this thing look like?

 


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Posted March 27, 2017 - 09:38 AM

I don't think I can transplant that into my truck or tractor!


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Posted March 27, 2017 - 09:39 AM

I think Ellis made the driveshaft for that one.....
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Posted March 27, 2017 - 03:56 PM

I have seen huge marine engines that two men could stand in a cylinder bore----They were started with compressed air. 



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Posted March 27, 2017 - 05:58 PM

With that Surge or air and into exhaust, is this then a 2-stroke?  2 Very Big strokes!!  Hard to imagine someone can think these things up at this size. Wonder what kind of clearances the parts have? Pretty Amazing.    Didn't get good look at starter, so not sure what we are asking/saying on that point.






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