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Two-Cylinder V-Twin Gas Powered Engine

V-Twin 3cc gas powered engine

Gas tank being filled      V-twin engine showing spark plugs valves and carburetors      V-Twin 3cc gas powered engine     

This is a two-cylinder gas powered engine "V-twin". V-Twin engines can run at a lower speeds due to the combined mass of the balanced reciprocating pistons and crosshead.

The ignition system is run using Piezo crystal which requires no batteries. The Engine has two "injecting carburetors" and a large brass flywheel which makes it easy and simple to start. Simple turn a knob on the gas tank and flick the flywheel, then adjust the knob for the correct speed. Extended exhaust pipes have been added to give a V engine type sound (a cut down V8 sound if you like).

The moving parts of the two-cylinders (pistons, crosshead and valve rods) move in opposite directions both balancing the engine and making a interesting mechanical interaction.

The model engine comes complete and ready to run. Gas is not supplied but it can run off any butane or propane source. Click here for a supplier of butane in the uk.
Technical data:
Speed regulation: valve on the gas tank
Crankshaft: 5-fold running in ball bearings
Capacity: 1.5 CC x 2
Number of revolutions: 200 - 1500 rpm (approx)
Height: 240 mm
Width: 150 mm
Length: 180 mm
Weight: 2.5 kg - with tank and baseplate
Running time: approx. 10 min per standard gas refil
Flywheel diameter: approx. 123 mm
Ignition: Piezo crystal (no batteries required)

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Price: £699.98 in

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