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This looks like your first posting with Motor Vehicle maintenance and repair site. It looks like you are an engineering student, looking at a possible school project. Is that right? Welcome to the stackexchange! You have a whole lot of decisions to make. First Choice: Type of engine? I'm going to assume you want an internal combustion engine. ...


If it starts lovely and doesn't stop, then it'll be too rich air/fuel mix, which means choke or air filter issue. If it is difficult to start, it overheats, or just stops for no reason, it'll be a dirty carb (main jet) or an air leak between a carb and head. Check any rubber cracks, gaskets, any 'oily' areas.. If not, I'd change a spark plug lead. But it ...


Check the float chamber and inlet filter on the carb fuel inlet, and have a look at the manifold to carb connection for an air leak.


There are a few things for you to look for First - A low battery can initiate misfires as your ignition system will require 12.6 volts or under load the spark will not have the required electrical power to jump the gap of the sparkplug under high-load/resistance situations. Your battery could be getting a lift while charging at certain RPM's which is why ...


Torque doesn't matter. It's power. The difference is that diesel engines have their peak power at lower RPM compared to petrol engines. Same power at lower RPM means more torque. (Think about: The motor of my car has max. torque of 95Nm. I torque the wheel lugs with 110Nm by hand. So why can the motor accelerate my car to 150km/h, while I can push it to ...


Gas engines are capable of much higher rpm than diesels, so your top speed with gas would be higher. I don't think if it is possible to build equivalent gas and diesel engines that have similar weight and HP.


Check the grounds and fuses battery could be junk jump the starter from the battery to the starter and if it works change the fuse


Since the volume of your engine is fixed and your air pressure is fixed as well your only way of getting more power output is by playing with air temperature, fuel type and controller. Cold air intake would increase the mass of air that enters the engine and thus produce more pressure during combustion. A high flow catalyst and exhaust would allow the ...

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