Re: ER Wankels: Air Cooling More Valuable Than More Torque

snipped-for-privacy@aol.com (BretCahill) wrote in
news: snipped-for-privacy@mb-m28.aol.com:
MazMax says the big problem with
> Wankels is, if coolant is lost the engine
> burns up much faster than with heavier
> conventional reciprocating engines.
>
> Instead of pulling over to add water, you
> call a tow truck and have it hauled to a
> shop which will charge you thousands of
> dollars for repairs.
>
The major problems are emissions and fuel efficiency.
If you are worried about loss of coolant, put in a sensor or two to detect
it, and put the unit in limp-home mode. (fuel every second or third
revolution).
Much better than having some godawful rotating mess!
cheers
Jay
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