Patent Number: 6,637,312

Title: Assembly and mounting of an engine drive mechanism

Abstract: A mounting assembly for connection of a drive mechanism to an engine. The engine includes pistons, an engine block and an output shaft. The assembly includes a drive mechanism, connecting rods and a pedestal, whereby the assembly is mounted to the engine block and the rods are inserted into the cylinders. The pistons are then secured to the connecting rods. The pedestal includes means to locate the assembly on the engine block. The drive mechanism is preferably a wobble yoke with two beams, two lower yokes and a universal cross component. The pedestal is secured to the block through openings in the yoke.

Inventors: Clucas; Donald Murray (Christchurch, NZ), De Abaffy; Rangi Amila Joshua (Christchurch, NZ)

Assignee: Whisper Tech Limited

International Classification: F01B 3/00 (20060101); F01B 3/02 (20060101); F16H 23/08 (20060101); F16H 23/00 (20060101); F01B 003/02 ()

Expiration Date: 10/28/2020