Question to you folks running these style engines. How does the engine intake cooling air? The fan is on the clutch side, and I assume pulls air thru the clutch area? It blows air out the vents on the recoil side (crossflow). Shouldnt there
be vents like the housing in the pic? Bolted to a gearbox or a friction drive it looks like the air flow would be greatly reduced.
Deja vu. I believe we discussed this earlier in the thread. I didnt realize it at the time but there are air intakes
on the pto side where the flywheel fan is. The fan on the start side is to cool the oil sump. Flywheel blows it from the pto side up and over the block/head and out the vent over the starter. Heres a pic of a block. Its just about impossible
to get a pic on my engine with the fuel tank on. Heres the flywheel/cooling fan. 31 and 50 basically the same.
The large holes in the flywheel area are the cooling intakes.