TwoStrokeEngineDesignTuning
TwoStrokeEngineDesignTuning2

THE TWO STROKE ENGINE – DESIGN AND TUNING

27.00

1 in stock

THE TWO STROKE ENGINE – DESIGN AND TUNING
WRITTEN BY K.G. DRAPER

Revised fifth edition 1973

A book to inspire motorcyclists, karters, outboard boatmen and other two-stroke engine users with the confidence to tune their own engines.
The writer explains in simple terms the many factors which affect power output in the two-stroke engine and what must be done about them to increase power.

Some of the engines in the book are :
Villiers Mark 9E
Villiers Starmaker Scrambler
Villiers Touring Twin
Scott light aero engine
Early 225 cc Royal Enfield engine
DKW F12 engine
Greeves 380 cc “Enduro” motorcycle
Suzuki 125 cc twin
Suzuki three cylinder GT550 engine
Foden two-stroke diesel engine
Velocette Viceroy engine

CONTENTS :

1. Introduction : Early history – the working cycle – power output
2. Constructional details
3. The elements of design : Port timing – port design – bore and stroke ratio – turbulence – pumping chamber – silencing – exhaust extraction – auxiliaries – carburetter
4. Ways and means : Induction – transfer – scavenging – four-stroking – friction
5. Vintage and modern
6. Tuning for speed : Stage I – Stage II – Stage III
7. Racing two-strokes
8. Blowers and diesels
9. Future developments

The book is used, but it is in a good condition, hard cover, 128 pages, English text.

ISBN : 0 85429 157 1

INFORMATIE

Vintage Motor Cyclebooks