4 Cam motor pictures

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Victor Ingram
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4 Cam motor pictures

#1 Post by Victor Ingram » Wed Mar 17, 2021 10:59 am

Any Chance of the 4 cam owners post some pictures of your 4 cam motors.
Us pushrod guys don't get a chance very often too see them.
They are awesome just to look at!

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#2 Post by Jeff Adams » Wed Mar 17, 2021 1:04 pm

This engine was for a customer 550A. A friend of his was a very good fabricator and had all the cooling system sheet metal made from aluminum, including the early one piece style fan shroud.
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#3 Post by Jeff Adams » Wed Mar 17, 2021 1:12 pm

Here it is again, finished and on the run stand.

We borrowed the 356 Carrera throttle linkage from another engine just for the test run, and installed the Spyder linkage later on. You can see the correct Spyder throttle linkage pivot piece bolted to the lower left area of the generator stand.
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#4 Post by Victor Ingram » Wed Mar 17, 2021 2:12 pm

Absolutely amazing!
The aluminum fabrication is outstanding
thanks for posting

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#5 Post by Martin Benade » Wed Mar 17, 2021 2:27 pm

Beautiful engine and exceptional work! Thanks.
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Re: 4 Cam motor pictures

#6 Post by Jacques Lefriant » Wed Mar 17, 2021 2:28 pm

wrong carburetor linkage? mid engine? here is another wrong example some mid engine ones have the exhaust pointing the wrong way for running on a dyno. notice the location of the tach drive.
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#7 Post by Jacques Lefriant » Wed Mar 17, 2021 7:13 pm

Werks engine no paint
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#8 Post by Adam Wright » Wed Mar 17, 2021 7:48 pm

This one lived a hard life.
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#9 Post by gregorycampbell » Wed Mar 17, 2021 9:55 pm

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#10 Post by Joris Koning » Thu Mar 18, 2021 3:32 am

My plane jane 547/1 just before installation in the car
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#11 Post by Joris Koning » Thu Mar 18, 2021 3:33 am

Jacques Lefriant wrote:
Wed Mar 17, 2021 7:13 pm
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Jacques is the winner just on the coolness of the backdrop alone!
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#12 Post by Harlan Halsey » Thu Mar 18, 2021 5:34 am

I don't know. What's a Dutchman doing with a Coors sign on the wall if not a connoisseur? And don't cam drive distributers top the later band aids? For sheer elegance, while they last?.

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#13 Post by Paul Hatfield » Thu Mar 18, 2021 10:52 am

Wow Joris! Beautiful work!
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Re: 4 Cam motor pictures

#14 Post by Victor Ingram » Thu Mar 18, 2021 10:56 am

They are ALL WINNERS !!
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#15 Post by Jacques Lefriant » Thu Mar 18, 2021 12:29 pm

Adam's?
 

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