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Engine Schematics

Discussion in 'Technical and Troubleshooting Torque' at netrider.net.au started by tmg, May 28, 2006.

  1. Anyone know where I can find some schematics for motorbike engines? I swear I've seen an advertisement for a really good site on this site. does anyone know? I wanna make a 3D model of some.


     
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  2. howthingswork.com?

    bmw is easy - find a subaru and cut a few cylinders off :)

    Most inline engines will be the same as a car, same with the gearbox.

    Differences lie in the clutch and the common oil bath of the engine and g/b. Many japanese media brochures have cutaway drawings - the bmw site has some great ones of their flat twins, esp the new 1200.
     
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  3. I'll give it a look, thanx for the pointer. I was wanting a site with the blueprints and dimensions of all the parts of the engine so I could model them using 3DSMax.

    But I can't speak too soon so I thank you heaps for helping mate.
     
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  4. bore and stroke can be found in spec sheets

    from this you can infer cylinder spacing and crankshaft dimensions. You won't find blueprints of any engine as they are pretty well copyrighted or IP - this is why aftermarket spares are not often a great idea - they don't know the original tolerances.

    You can work out for modelling purposes a great deal from spec sheets and pictures.
     
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  5. bore and stroke can be found in spec sheets

    from this you can infer cylinder spacing and crankshaft dimensions. You won't find blueprints of any engine as they are pretty well copyrighted or IP - this is why aftermarket spares are not often a great idea - they don't know the original tolerances.

    You can work out for modelling purposes a great deal from spec sheets and pictures.

    My other suggestion would be to buy an old junker of an engine and a set of calipers and strip the thing and measure it up.
     
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  6. yeah I guess I will just do a search...but for sure I saw a DIY site ad here where it had all the specs and schemtics/drawings for heaps of bike engines so people knew how to repair the more technical parts of the bike themselves.

    o well, I will keep searchin, thanx ya'al
     
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  8. yeah man thats what I'm after! sweet dude thanks heaps. :grin:
     
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  9. No worries, glad I could help - be interested to see some of the 3-D models you come up with.
     
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  10. well, to show you what I am working on ATM, I will post a pic.

    [img:640:480:b8890139f0]http://www.freewebs.com/tmg32/E5_2_sig.jpg[/img:b8890139f0]

    this is my cars engine modelled in 3D. it's not finished yet - obviously - but I have learnt a lot through modelling this and with the schematics on the site you gave me JD, I will do a better model of the bike engine, and hopefully I will make it assemble itself and move realistically when I know how to properly use the animation helpers in 3DS Max.
     
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  11. Looking good so far, so what car engine is that? I've tried playing with 3D modelling software myself but found it just far too difficult - always fascinated by it though.
     
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  12. It's the E5 engine from the KA Ford Laser, the first model Laser that ford released after stopping production of the ford escort, which was the last RWD small car made by ford.

    anyway I need to get the size relations right, at the moment the valve springs and seats are too big, but it's getting there and should be finished soon.

    3D programs arent hard dude, just need a lot of time to get some practice, and since I haven't been working for a while, it has given me the opportunity to practice so yeah, you need heaps of practice.

    got a job now so I don't have as much time, but at least I am gonna be able to get a bike on finance now :)
     
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  13. Here is a site with heaps of manuals service complete some in german but still better then nothing !!!!! someone make it sticky !!!

    Just a note you got to click on the english flag in the top left corner and register otherwise you can't get the manauls ... Just about every brand and make so it is worth doing !!!!!

    http://www.motorosok.hu/szervizkonyvek/
     
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