The use of sleaves would be wise on a for any start up company. Let the big guys do the r and d to the point they are using it.
Spray bore is not proven anywhere near what a simple sleeve is.
I would be overjoyed with liners.
Software is very helpful. And I have seen expert's with software make huge blunders as well.
Software is only as good as the knowledge and data that is entered.
I have watched expert's with software make a ship ....the model sank..lol
After the kinks were worked out the ship could not do its...
Being this motor is being tuned for max mpg. Bet a performance style tune and more octane will put up more hp/trq .
I for one would be happy with say 50 mpg and a little more oopf.
A power adder would be fun turbo or supercharger. If the motor can handle it.
Rotating assembly ..rods ect...
Kinda like finding a job before you quit one.
I would wait for sure intill you have an elio to take its place.
I need a back up car becuse the mustang
Gets driven like a muscle car...
And parts break. So I have downtime.
The stang started in 1964-1965...ish
The elio has a long long way to go to become an american icon...
Same goes for any car still being built that started back in the 60s.
This comparison is an apple and a watermelon and makes me chuckle.
50 years and going strong. 1,964 50th Special...
A cb750 was my very first hot rod project as a kid.
I messed that bike up pretty bad and learned the hard way..lol
Went after top end hp....on the open road on a good day it was crazy fast. In traffic it was a hand full...hard to start. Ran like a peaky two stroke. Had to keep the rpms up.and...