In which direction do engines rotate? - Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars
Ford Forum Ford Forum

» Auto Insurance
» Featured Product
ยป Wheel & Tire Center

Go Back   Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Fordforums Community > The Pub
Register Home Forum Active Topics Photo Gallery Auto Loans Garage Mark Forums Read Auto EscrowInsurance

The Pub For General Discussion

FordForums.com is the premier Ford Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-26-2004, 21:00   #1 (permalink)
Registered User
 
82falcon's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: Sydney
Posts: 158
In which direction do engines rotate?

Hi, Just wondering which direction engines rotate, i think its anti clockwise, but also im just wondering if anyone knows why.
82falcon is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 05-26-2004, 22:20   #2 (permalink)
freelance
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: in a Russell Whyte free zone
Posts: 1,086
Re: In which direction do engines rotate?

Quote:
Originally Posted by 82falcon
Hi, Just wondering which direction engines rotate, i think its anti clockwise, but also im just wondering if anyone knows why.
Depends which end of the crank you are looking from!
RED_EL_XR8 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-26-2004, 23:24   #3 (permalink)
JR
Editor on P Plates
 
JR's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Express Publications, Sydney.
Age: 42
Posts: 2,482
Re: In which direction do engines rotate?

Quote:
Originally Posted by 82falcon
Hi, Just wondering which direction engines rotate, i think its anti clockwise, but also im just wondering if anyone knows why.
I would have have thought the answer was whichever way has the side with the broken engine mount myself...
__________________
Editor: Street Fords Magazine - Issue #1 on sale MARCH 2005
E-mail: jr@streetfords.com

Co Founder: 3FB Inc.
To see my old BA Falcon XR6, click HERE
JR is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-26-2004, 23:39   #4 (permalink)
Registered User
 
82falcon's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: Sydney
Posts: 158
Re: In which direction do engines rotate?

okay then looking at the fly from the back
82falcon is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-27-2004, 00:32   #5 (permalink)
In Pursuit of excellence
 
cams290's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: vermont
Age: 44
Posts: 855
Re: In which direction do engines rotate?

Quote:
Originally Posted by 82falcon
okay then looking at the fly from the back
Most engines will rotate clockwise
__________________
Regards
Cameron
---------------------------------------------
BA Pursuit, Blueprint,Silver stripes, Prestige sound, Leather, Sports s/wheel
cams290 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-27-2004, 01:46   #6 (permalink)
Sex on wheels
 
GTPChris's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2002
Location: ACT
Posts: 863
Re: In which direction do engines rotate?

start it and see perhaps?
__________________
Merc Silver GT-P. Auto, Leather and Premium Sound.
Blueprint XR6 Turbo. Auto, Premium Sound.

Click here to see full size avatar....

Autos are for lazy drivers
GTPChris is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-27-2004, 01:50   #7 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 256
Re: In which direction do engines rotate?

my i6 turns clockwise
Otsile is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-27-2004, 02:00   #8 (permalink)
Officially Bored with 347
 
svo347's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2001
Location: Perth West Oz
Age: 41
Posts: 3,585
Re: In which direction do engines rotate?

Clockwise man..
__________________
FORD.... "POWER TO THE PEOPLE"...

Member of the "TKTDSGM " Group..
svo347 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-27-2004, 02:09   #9 (permalink)
X-DM!!
 
rod c's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 1,114
Re: In which direction do engines rotate?

LOL....I can see some of you guys have never used a crank handle.....
rod c is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-27-2004, 02:11   #10 (permalink)
wanna be burn out king
 
460cixy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: canberra australia
Age: 34
Posts: 965
Re: In which direction do engines rotate?

yep thay all go clockwise excvept some queer diesels and what not
460cixy is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Fordforums Community > The Pub



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
U.S.A.:Big engines are back Stacy94PGT Ford Worldwide News 6 01-16-2004 05:16
Holdens new V6 EED-250 The Pub 52 08-09-2003 22:07
Defective GM engines $30+ Bilion problem. Discovery The Pub 11 03-21-2002 18:37
Ford unsure about diesel engines for U.S. Stacy94PGT Diesel Tech 0 03-14-2002 21:14
Ford of Europe to use direct- injection engines. Stacy94PGT Ford Worldwide News 0 03-06-2002 07:18

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 23:03.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.