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Engine Conversion Article Series from Bus Conversions Magazine

Three part article published in the Oct./Nov./Dec. issues of Bus Conversions magazine Articles written by Jim Shepherd Part One of this article appeared in the October, 2009 issue of Bus Conversions Magazine. Topics include:
  • Should I modify my two-stroke engine for more power?
  • If I do a conversion, should I stay with a two-stroke and use a bigger engine or go to a four-stroke engine?
  • If I do a conversion, should I use a mechanical or electronic engine?
Link:  BCM Engine Conversion Article Part 1   Part Two appeared in the November 2009 issue of Bus Conversions Magazine. Topics include:
  • Will a conversion increase my mileage? Is there a
  • reasonable payback with increased mileage?
  • What are the costs involved in an engine conversion/power upgrade?
  • Should I think about doing the conversion myself?
  • What systems will have to be fabricated?
Link:  BCM Engine Conversion Article Part 2   Part Three of appeared in the December 2009 issue of Bus Conversions Magazine. Topics include:
  • Why will I need to change my gearing for a four-stroke conversion?
  • What about cooling problems?
  • Will I have to do any special structural modifications?
Link:  BCM Engine Conversion Article Part 3 These articles are published with permission of Bus Conversions Magazine