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The Art of Design and Production

THURSDAY, AUGUST 20, 1998 The Art of Design & ProductionBy: Randy Amundsen Date: August 20, 1998We probably have 20 calls a week from customers who are full of ideas and thoughts about designing or re-designing our products or someone else's product. Some have a brand new idea that they would like us to manufacture. We like [...]

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The 10,000 RPM Bomb

The 10,000 rpm BombSeveral times a week we get calls from people that have just exploded their engine and, for the most part, they're looking for answers as to why it happened. On occasion, they'll send us some of the parts (or the whole mess) for evaluation hoping that we can shed some light on [...]

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Rod Length Ratios

Rod Length RatiosThere are as many theories about rod lengths as there are any other subject that deals with racing.As strokes get longer, rod lengths get shorter and at some point in time, this will create a problem. We don't know if we've crossed the line yet, but we're definitely leaning on it. At the [...]

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Discovery By Fatality

WEDNESDAY, JULY 8, 1998 Discovery by FatalityRe: Crankshaft flex and side covers By: Lynn Cooley Date: July 8, 1998We all are aware that a crankshaft will flex and bend. What we don’t know, or should I say didn’t know, is how much. We also didn’t know what kind of specific problems the flexing would create.Obviously the [...]

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Stock Briggs & Stratton 5hp Calculation Formulas

Stock Briggs & Stratton 5 hp.Calculation FormulasCalculation FormulasStock Briggs & Stratton 5 hp. specifications:Deck height: 6.2835"Rod length: 3.8750"Compression height: 1.1900"Rod bore (crank): 1.0010"Rod bore (wrist pin): .4910"Cylinder bore: 2.562"Stroke: 2.4370Measuring StrokeStroke is measured from the center line of the crank bearing journal to the center line of the rod journal multiplied by 2.Measuring Deck HeightDeck [...]

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