Author Topic: Mercedes-Benz W165 Grand Prix engine in 1:3 scale  (Read 75857 times)

Offline Roger B

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Re: Mercedes-Benz W165 Grand Prix engine in 1:3 scale
« Reply #405 on: June 06, 2021, 12:31:54 PM »
Mirror image camshafts  ::)  :thinking: that sounds like a recipe for disaster unless they are very well identified.
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Re: Mercedes-Benz W165 Grand Prix engine in 1:3 scale
« Reply #406 on: June 06, 2021, 02:12:45 PM »
Mike, I just realized this engine is big enough to put in a kid’s go cart.  Imagine the bragging rites: 

I have a souped-up lawn mower engine in mine….

Well, I have a Grand Prix racing engine in mine!
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Re: Mercedes-Benz W165 Grand Prix engine in 1:3 scale
« Reply #407 on: June 06, 2021, 04:13:18 PM »
We are back on topic again.... Strange how just one mention of the name B**man brings the schoolboy out of grown men :shrug:

Mirror image camshafts  ::)  :thinking: that sounds like a recipe for disaster unless they are very well identified.

Mercedes must have decided there was an advantage to be gained by using those mirror image camshafts. As you say, Roger, I will need to be very methodical to get them right.
 I am lucky in that I do not have to deal with fuel injection as well.

Mike, I just realized this engine is big enough to put in a kid’s go cart.  Imagine the bragging rites: 

I have a souped-up lawn mower engine in mine….

Well, I have a Grand Prix racing engine in mine!

Craig,

It may be a V8      and it may be built to a large 1/3 scale     but it was a tiny 1.5 litre engine to start with.    The 1/3 scale replica only displaces 55 cc, compared to the average 100 cc lawnmower engine. 

Cheers  :cheers:

Mike
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Re: Mercedes-Benz W165 Grand Prix engine in 1:3 scale
« Reply #408 on: June 07, 2021, 03:24:53 AM »
Mike,
Yeah I had to chuckle when I saw this. But would the go cart go zoom zoom. :thinking:
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