Noise and Hearing (was Re: [rescue] Re: Throw anotherpacket on the server...)

Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. rescue at
Sun Aug 24 15:53:39 CDT 2003

>From: Phil Stracchino <alaric at>
>On Sun, Aug 24, 2003 at 03:18:39PM -0400, Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. wrote:
>> >From: Phil Stracchino <alaric at>
>> >The former is referred to as a 0-degree crankshaft configuration, the
>> >latter as a 360-degree crank (although the crankshaft is actually
>> >identical for both; it's the camshafts that differ).
>> Hmmm.. so in theory with either engine (0 or 360) you could set it
>> up to run either way by altering the timing on one of the cylinder's
>> crankshaft (well... there is the whole sparc timing thing to deal with
>> too :-) ).
>Not by changing the crank, no.  But yes, you can change an engine with
>360-degree timing to run 0-degree timing (or vice versa) by changing the
>camshafts and the ignition.  On a modern fuel-injected bike, you'd have
>to change the whole engine control computer.

ARG... think one thing... type another...



>However, it probably wouldn't be a good idea, because an engine balanced
>to run in one timing will probably vibrate very badly in the other.

I'd imagine so... but it would run :-)  thankfully CPUs don't have
crankshafts and camshafts :-)

-- Curt

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