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Worlds smallest V-8

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by sheriff733, Oct 3, 2012.

  1. sheriff733

    sheriff733 NRA LIFE MEMBER

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    I have seen V-8" as small as 2.1 cu in, but most are not four stroke. One guy does an eighth scale Ferrari v-12 that runs.

    Most of them have to run on special fuel blends because the commercial fuels will not break down fine enough.
     

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    When I was about 12, I assembled a Visible V-8. It was very difficult and complicated. It actually ran, with all parts included, like a real engine, off of a battery.

    When my son was about 12, he and I assembled another Visible V-8. It was still very difficult and complicated.

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    Great post. I love this sort of stuff. One day, when I am no longer able to seek the physical adventures I do, I see myself tinkering with stuff like this.
     
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    Ok, here's the ultimate question.

    Would scooters still be nerdy if they had a V8 in them? :dunno:


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  7. FPS

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    That's bad ass.

    I always liked the mini radial engines too.

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y1rjRmTV9qE"]9 cylinder model radial engine - YouTube[/ame]

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    GIockGuy24 Bring M&M's

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    I used to make small, working steam engines. I may make some more of them. At my high school there was a plastic see-through engine, not a V-8, a single cylinder, that ran on alcohol.
     
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    [ame]http://youtu.be/Aq95SZm44IM[/ame]

    Whole miniature race car.
     
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    Will it fit in a Smart car? :dunno:
     
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    Yes, but even with a V8 the smart car will still make you look like a homo:tongueout::supergrin:
     
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    I thought you were going to show me the mustangs old 4.6 joke of a v8. :rofl::rofl::rofl:
     
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    I've seen most of these engines at various car shows around the country, and I was most impressed with that Ferrari Boxer 12, because the transmission, brakes, gages, and everything else works.

    I wonder if the french telephone company is wondering how manyhours they donated to that project.
     
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    :rofl:

    No, but that would have been hilarious!


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  19. method

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    There have been V8 engines made with much less than 281 ci. One of the most desirable Ferraris ever had a V8 displacing just 171 ci, albeit with a couple turbos.
     
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    That V8 is cool but the V12 is a work of art!