Question: What is a Petter engine?

The Lister Petter range of TR engine gives power from 5.5kW through to 28.5kW with speeds of 1500, 1800 and 2500rpm. These engines are extremely robust and powerful and offer a wide range of accessories to suit any customer requirements.

What is the point of a hit and miss engine?

Hit and Miss - Controls the engines speed by cutting off the engines ignition system when it runs too fast. This is the miss part. When the engine slows too much, it allows it to hit again and pick speed back up. Throttle Governed - Controls the engine speed by controlling a butterfly in the carb.

How does a hit miss engine work?

When the hit-and-miss engine is operating above its set speed, the governor holds the exhaust valve open, preventing a vacuum in the cylinder and causing the intake valve to remain closed, thus interrupting the Otto cycle firing mechanism.

How does a hit and miss engine work?

Hit and Miss - Controls the engines speed by cutting off the engines ignition system when it runs too fast. This is the miss part. When the engine slows too much, it allows it to hit again and pick speed back up. Throttle Governed - Controls the engine speed by controlling a butterfly in the carb.

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