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Hot Rods THE INDUCTION THREAD

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by mad mikey, Dec 9, 2016.

  1. XXL__
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    Enderle injection? (Lower... lower...)

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    Mine too!
     
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    Tad bit nipply out this evening!
     
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    Man her eyes are looking right at me..Really, her eyes..
     
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    There is virtually no volume between rotors to transfer air downwards. If it could, it would all (and then some) be transferred back in the large volumetric space outboard of the rotors. In effect, the "blower" would be a vacuum pump, sucking air out of the engine through the exhaust/intake valves when they are overlapped, and pumping to atmosphere out the top of the blower.

    Possible explanations:

    Blower has a set of transfer sprockets and short chain in front of blower case, that actually rotates the port side rotor clockwise (unlikely).

    Picture is flipped (as pointed out by Fordors, there is good photo evidence that this isn't the case).

    Screw-type blower could be designed for apparent rotation as pictured (intake and discharge would not be centrally located, and I don't think anyone applied screw technology back then).

    The Photoshop Forum folks are playing games on us (can prove unlikely, if original Hot Rod photo has been faithfully reproduced).

    Engine is of marine ancestry (i.e., rotates backwards).

    This is driving me nuts, can someone who knows step forward?
     
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    Chilly morning photo?????... :confused::):D
     
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    She has eyes???
     
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    I don't KNOW but, I'm thinking that the Buick was mocked up for the photos, and no attention was paid to the blower sprocket. The article said that there had been no dyno time as of the time the magazine went to press.

    Since the blower is centered side to side, the chain would fit either way.

    I'd bet if they did follow up article, you would see it switched.

    Now, back to the girl with BIG eyes :D
     
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    It's all about zeroing in and focusing..... :)o_O:):cool:
     
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    It's definitely easy to keep your eyes on the prize!!!
     
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    Pair of pressurized Ponchos...

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    I like your theory. I'm not that familiar with these blowers, but it would mean the front cover bolt pattern would allow for installing the cover upside-down, and the rotor drive extension is on the wrong side, or maybe not even in the blower casing. (Looking at some not-too-clear pictures, it looks like the drive may be on the "wrong" side in its original home on the Detroit Diesel.)
     
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    On the GMC (At the time) engine, the blower was gear driven and rotated opposite direction. The drive will go either way since some GM diesels did also rotate opposite. But it is true that as shown the blower would make a great vacume pump for the Buick engine. Pushing air right out the injectors.
     
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    Sorry no superchargers or girls. :)

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    More like Caddy-like...

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    Many don't know this but the Roots blower was originally designed for mine shaft ventilation, here is an article from Hemmings that some may find informative.

    "The rotating lobe supercharger, first patented in 1860, was the brainchild of brothers Francis and Philander Roots and was originally used for mine ventilation in America........"

    https://www.hemmings.com/magazine/hcc/2015/05/Forced-Induction/3748512.html


     
  23. Good post DD. I wrote a paper about this in high school for a american history class. Got an A on it too.;):)
     
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    I like the double Rochester 2 barrel set ups by Blues4U and Topfuel 55!
     
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    The front one is the 215 aluminum Olds, the one in back is the 215 aluminum Buick. Pontiac didn’t have an aluminum 215 of their own, if you bought a V8 Tempest before the 326 was introduced you got the 215 Buick.
     
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