Horsepower 1.6 liter na engine @ 1800 rpm

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Horsepower 1.6 liter na engine @ 1800 rpm

Post by rebuilder » Thu May 03, 2007 7:15 pm

I would like to know if anyone knows the typical power output of a 1.6 liter normally aspirated vw diesel at 1800 rpm. I understand that max horspower occurs at higher RPM.
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Post by rwest1 » Thu May 03, 2007 8:36 pm

The performance graph I have indicates app. 20 KW which equates to 26.8 HP, and a little over 100 NM of torque @ 1800 rpm

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Post by Asymtave » Fri May 04, 2007 7:05 am

Generator application?
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Stand-by power ? anyone ?--EH.?

Post by hagar » Fri May 04, 2007 8:28 am

Asymtave asked GENERATOR use ? ----hagar bets a keg of beer----answer is YES.

IMHO he is in for a ROYAL treat --on the forums---- Jack's and Dan's ---it is ALL there.


PS : hagar will help out ---be warned ---hagar is LONGWINDED -----

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Post by hagar » Fri May 04, 2007 4:03 pm

you are a Rabbit diesel LOVER ? ---if yes ----then you have the tools and the know-how and the forums-----in that case the finest ENGINE for a stand-by Gen set ---is a used VW diesel. 1.5L or 1.6L NA or turbo ---ALL will do.

hagar learned about diesels from Rudolf Diesels course at Hogwarts.----and the GENERATION of electrical power in København's School of Electrical MAGIC ----as a recommended student by Professor Dumbledor .------not only that , BUT I graduated com-laude----first in my class.

Run at 3600 RPM direct drive ----two pole alternator.


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Post by Vincent Waldon » Fri May 04, 2007 6:59 pm

2 times 1800 = 3600 = 60 Hz.

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Post by 3Bunnys » Mon May 07, 2007 9:06 am

Hertz=Hz=Cycles per second
60Hz=60cycles per second

Revolutions per minute=RPM
60 Revolutions per second x 60 seconds per minute=3600RPM

To produce 60Hz current
2 pole generators operate at 3600RPM
4 pole generators operate at 1800RPM
6 pole generators operate at 1200RPM
8 pole generators operate at 900 RPM

Ideal operating speed for your engine is max Torque..Not max horsepower..

You can use belts, gears etc. to match ideal engine speed to generator operating speed......

2 pole generators are the least expensive,,,, but there is a lot of rattling and shaking going on at that speed

better units run at 1800 rpm

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Post by hagar » Tue May 08, 2007 12:54 am

Genset --"dreamers" --hagar is still generating. ---well lets say full of ENERGY at 75. ----and I did graduate Summa cum laude ---on diesels and Alternators ------BUT I sure flunked a lot of other compulsory 101 's------is it possible to Flunk Summa cum laude ? --if so I did. ----in some I was the only one to flunk.----EH ? --like Danish grammer.

In Genset use of a VW 1.5L --1.6L NA and 1.6 L NA and 1.6L Turbo ---DO A LOT OF READING-----there I said it laud and clear ----genset use is the fastest way to destoy a diesel ---that I know of.

I will not mention how complicated it is -----DO a lot of reading. ---like the governor operation etc -----Hillbilly---TUNED a VW at 3600 ---will do a fine job at say 20 KVA .----done right that will give you close to 20 KW ----and that makes it worth it --IMHO -----10 KVA and she will be happy ---all day long.


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