Tag Archives: The Spun Bearing

triumph 630x500 The Spun Bearing: If Not Saab, Triumph?!

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 …

zf lightweigt chasis 750x500 The Spun Bearing: Push Rods, Drum Brakes, and Leaf Springs! Oh My!!

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 …

282091 700 0 700x500 The Spun Bearing: A Century of Automotive DOHC Engines

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 …

ascari kz1 orange 750x500 The Spun Bearing: Boutique Cars Need Engines Too

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 …

bmw engines 02 750x500 The Spun Bearing   unlucky # 13

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 …

ZF 9 Speed Automatic Transmission Cutaway 750x500 The Spun Bearing: ZF 9HP, FWD, and Looms

The Spun Bearing: ZF 9HP, FWD, and Looms

Interesting | January 27th, 2012 by Hugo Becker

ZF 9HP In the remote reaches of Cobo Hall one can find a number of vendors tucked away at the NAIAS. ZF was there with …

bmw activehybrid 3 171 750x500 The Spun Bearing: Fuel, Design, and More On the ATS

The Spun Bearing: Fuel, Design, and More On the ATS

Interesting | January 19th, 2012 by Hugo Becker

Fuel During a discussion of the BMW ActiveHybrid 3 recently, the subject of energy density came up. Batteries have so much lower energy density than …

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