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Big Al

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Re: Info needed on Berkeley triple engine and transmission
« Reply #15 on: May 15, 2013, 08:03:20 PM »
Get several and create a 656cc 6 cylinder Excelsior using 4 middle cylinder sets. Then spend a fortune making the exhaust! That would make the old Coronet go a bit better! Might need another Exelsior to power the cooling fan but, hey, turn it into a Hovercraft. Still officially a Microcar according to some too.
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Re: Info needed on Berkeley triple engine and transmission
« Reply #16 on: May 16, 2013, 06:11:54 PM »
Hi big al

If here are any triples in micro marshals offerings
I am hoping to commission them all
There is thoughts afoot about a quad excelsior, the possibilities are there

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Re: Info needed on Berkeley triple engine and transmission
« Reply #17 on: May 19, 2013, 09:59:53 AM »
Its already been done. My advice? Do not bother as the crank joints are not actually man enough to take it and keeping it cool will be a nightmare. Its a way of using rare parts up. Better to get a late Dolphin water jacket engine as it knocks out pretty good power and will stay cool. Two of those linked a la Saab six and a Berkeley would take off. Just my take on it.
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