Modifying a car engine?

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baris22
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Modifying a car engine?

Postby baris22 » Sat Jun 10, 2017 4:14 pm

Hi everyone

Can I turn a car engine into a stirling engine?
I was thinking to obtain a car engine from an old car and modify it so that it can be powered using wood.

I am not planning to run as a car. I was thinking to run as a water pump.

Thanks

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Re: Modifying a car engine?

Postby thanh-cuibap » Sat Jun 10, 2017 9:27 pm


exile
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Re: Modifying a car engine?

Postby exile » Mon Jun 12, 2017 1:27 am

I also thought along those lines but have not able to find a reasonable engine with 90 ° angle between the cylinders.
An appropriate engine would be V4, but the ones I've seen have 180 ° between the cylinders.
A V8 could work but is big and relatively expensive here where I live.


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