Fueling Oldsmobile Indy Engine
Jim Fueling was an inventor, author, publisher, philosopher, pilot, motorcycle and automobile designer/builder/racer and leading-edge researcher/developer in the field of engine design and fluid dynamics.
Jim founded Feuling R & D/Advanced Technologies in 1974. His experience with high-efficiency engines began at an early age. He started racing motorcycles at age five and flying aircrafts at age 11. He tuned and raced his own motorcycles and won the California State TT Championship at age 16. He graduated from high school in Honolulu, Hawaii, attended Southwestern College and the University of the Seven Seas. Jim served in the United States Army Special Forces.
He subsequently began building and racing sports cars and off-road racing victories. He was awarded the prestigious SCORE "Mechanic of the Year" trophy in 1976.
Fueling racing engines, high performance components and inventions have been used worldwide, from Daytona to Monaco, from off-road racing to Formula One Grand Prix racing and the Indy 500. His leading-edge development work includes his company's R & D contracts with Chevrolet, Oldsmobile, Ford, Chrysler, Nissan, John Deere, Harley-Davidson and aircraft companies such as Cessna, Mooney and Quickie.
In 1988, Jim received the "Outstanding Technical Achievement Award" from the National Engineering Societies for his "clean sheet" design, development and manufacture of the 2.0L Oldsmobile "BE" Quad-4 racing engine used in the Oldsmobile Aerotech Research Vehicle (267.339 mph International Record, driven by A.J. Foyt).
His radical design for the Oldsmobile BE four-cylinder engine developed the highest specific power output of any automotive engine in history - over 1,270 hp from 121 cubic inches.
Fueling's Indy engine features a Ford Cosworth DFX block and two Oldsmobile DOHC four-cylinder heads to make a V-8, along with a custum intake.
Block Manufacturer : Oldsmobile
Block Material : Aluminum
Cylinders : V-8
Block Year : Head Manufacturer : Feuling
Head Material : Aluminum
Cam : DOHC
Cam Drive : Unknown
Carbs : FI