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Impala

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V-12 DIESEL ENGINE
« on: March 07, 2017, 11:02:16 PM »
AN OPERATIONAL V-12 DIESEL ENGINE THAT FITS IN THE PALM OF YOUR HAND.

     This is not CNC technology; this guy made everything at home on
his lathe and drill press.  Took 1220 hours (a year and a half?) to
make the 261 pieces.  Note the end-loaded crankshaft into the block
(like an Offy), 12 individual cylinder heads, TINY rods and pistons,
dual "underhead" cams with pushrods to rockers in the heads.  And, he
did break-in runs using an  electric drill driving the crankshaft.

http://www.wimp.com/the-worlds-tiniest-v12-engine/

James

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Re: V-12 DIESEL ENGINE
« Reply #1 on: March 23, 2017, 10:49:33 AM »
That's epic. Whenever I see projects as in depth as this and well done it makes me laugh about my silly tinkering.

kingart3

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Re: V-12 DIESEL ENGINE
« Reply #2 on: March 24, 2017, 10:59:12 AM »
It is really a work of art.  So beautiful...
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