Ronald Valentine Engines

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Taifun Rasant I

1954 Taifun Rasant Mk I

Technical Data:


Bore                         14.0 mm
Stroke                      16.0 mm
Rpm                          12,000 rpm
Total combustion       2.46 cc
Weight                      100 gram
Intake                          Front

The Taifun Rasant I was a very light weight and powerful engine in its time. Hans Hoernlein manufactured 4 different versions of this engine. They had different cylinder sleeves, crank cases and cylinder muff and spinners. 



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