<VV> Re: rpms (humor?)
Louis C. Armer, Jr.
Thu, 20 May 2004 02:06:35 -0400
Shoot, we done a lot more than 10000 rpms............We have at
least 90 runs of 38 to 60 seconds and lots of practice runs.........
sooooooooo that adds up to at least 100,000 rpms !!! <GGG>
"Takes a run and keeps on spinning"
ole # 112 WTBRT
At 12:17 AM 5/20/04 -0400, you wrote:
> > Maybe Smitty is looking to make a move to a real
> > Man's racing team !!! <GGG>
>Smitty Says: Never happen oh confused one. I would never desert the
>great and proud ranks of the BBRT for a second rate team. (unless the
>second rate team was buying the beer).
> You seem to have misread my statement on the breaking
>crankshafts. You see Warren and Chuck build world class winner engines
>and to do that they have to survive stresses far beyond those encountered
>in half hearted race engines like those of WTBRT. Crank shafts fail from
>torsional cyclic stress, not rpms. But other parts of the engine have
>material failure from high rpms due to no fault of the engine builders.
>Therefore they never live long enough to reach the high mileage required
>for failure from torsional vibration. Just long enough to win races.
>Let's see how long ole 112 lives at 10,000 rpm like 89 does.
Corvair Atlanta, BOD
CORSA Tri-Membership Chairman