[FoRK] How many cylinders do you own?

Stephen D. Williams sdw
Mon Aug 29 10:16:13 PDT 2005


Do my rotors (Mazda RX8) count as 1 or 3 cylinders each???

Interesting metrics of civilized life:
Cylinders
Engines
Motors
Lightbulbs / visible LEDs
Computers
Screens
Books / bookshelves
Exercise vehicles (bicycles, kayaks, skates, etc.)

sdw

Russell Turpin wrote:

> "Cylinders," as in internal combustion engine.
> I saw this question on a sailing bulletin board,
> and thought it as interesting as the usual
> geek questions about operating systems
> and IP addresses. Carolyn and I own only
> seven cylinders, but curiously, they span
> three different types of IC engine: four in
> the spark engine in our car, two in the
> auxiliary diesel, and one in a two-stroke
> outboard. Which reminds me that I need
> to order a fuel filter.
>
>
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