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The Spun Bearing: Nissan Powers the DeltaWing at Le Mans

Interesting | March 16th, 2012 by Hugo Becker

Wander around racing chat rooms and you can find more bile being spilled regarding the DeltaWing entry at Le Mans than just about any racing …

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The Spun Bearing: On Playing Musical Chairs With the Board of Directors

Featured Posts, Interesting | March 9th, 2012 by Hugo Becker

Announced today is a ‘strategic realignment’ of the BMW board of directors effective April 1, 2012. Quoting the press release, “Board of Management members Dr.-Ing. …

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The Spun Bearing: If Not Saab, Triumph?!

Featured Posts, Interesting | March 1st, 2012 by Hugo Becker

Just when you thought it was safe to get back into the water comes reports that BMW is thinking of reviving the Triumph brand. To …

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The Spun Bearing: Push Rods, Drum Brakes, and Leaf Springs! Oh My!!

Interesting | February 26th, 2012 by Hugo Becker

Pushrods After the Twin Overhead Cam article, I just had to bring up pushrods. Derided by many, the humble pushrod has been around as long …

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The Spun Bearing: A Century of Automotive DOHC Engines

3-Series | February 19th, 2012 by Hugo Becker

“Power output is finally dependent upon weight of air efficiently burnt per minute, and this in the end is fixed absolutely by the breathing power …

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The Spun Bearing: Boutique Cars Need Engines Too

Featured Posts, Interesting | February 9th, 2012 by Horatiu Boeriu

Some fragment of an article flashed by, probably on an iPad, that got me thinking about all of the small-scale manufacturers of automobiles and their …

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The Spun Bearing – unlucky # 13

Featured Posts, Interesting | February 3rd, 2012 by Hugo Becker

The Spun Bearing: 500cc Combustion Chamber, Wave Disc Generator, and Leather vs Cloth The 500cc Combustion Chamber BMW is migrating towards a common combustion chamber …

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