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Old 01-22-2004, 20:17   #1 (permalink)
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Does anyone know of anything that a hobbist or someone who is interested to learn more about engine design and such can learn more? I've read this from another thread:

http://www.kec.com.au/courses_overview.html

Anyone know of anything similar in Melbourne? Not after something that would be training me to be a mechanic of a V8 supercar team, but something just that will teach a bit of basics and theory and such with good hands on.
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Check your local school? Or Tafe.. Do they still do night classes ?..I went a few years back to do welding course...
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Try Kangan Batman Tafe
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Old 01-23-2004, 15:59   #4 (permalink)
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The way I learned was to watch my dad do it once ... then buy a factory manual and do it myself. Once you have dome one, you realise it's only a matter of following instructions ( and knowing what they mean too ). Having the right tools is essential.
Though I am far from a guru I build my engines for myself these days and have never had a failure ( probably tempting fate with that )
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yeah im also interested in a few IAN. Im wanting to build myself a nice Clevo to whack into something oneday. Im sure it would take me a while to build but im in no hurry
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