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Worlds largest Engine

Discussion in 'Reality Check' started by DJQ, Apr 6, 2004.

  1. DJQ

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    http://www.bath.ac.uk/~ccsshb/12cyl/

    Some facts on the 14 cylinder version:
    Total engine weight: 2300 tons (The crankshaft alone weighs 300 tons.)
    Length: 89 feet
    Height: 44 feet
    Maximum power: 108,920 hp at 102 rpm
    Maximum torque: 5,608,312 lb/ft at 102rpm


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  2. VR6in

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    Now all they need is a little Naaawz :D
     
  3. Chris

    Sandbar..anywhere better?

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    valve cover for this motor...... [​IMG]
     
  4. raven

    Raven Autosports

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    Yeah thats pretty nuts.
     
  5. Chris

    Sandbar..anywhere better?

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    but honestly though...what the fuck is it for....?? a ship.....?
     
  6. LIVNLRG

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    i think it needs a set of cam gears!
     
  7. Evil_Jeanyus

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    cruise ships
     
  8. Eisenflower

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    Along with a set of Toda D's. :lol:
     
  9. random drunk guy

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    Wonder what the advantage of it being a two stroke would be?
     
  10. Wolfe

    p/t Firefighter - 24/7

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    kinda big... no? :lol:
     
  11. pmachan

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    Simplicity, no valvetrain to build and maintain.
    Also, more power strokes, alot less wasted motion and energy.
     
  12. midden

    I LIKE TO EAT MITTENS

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    holy fuck thats huge.
     
  13. Wolfe

    p/t Firefighter - 24/7

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    'magine the starter you'd need to turn that bitch over... :lol:
     
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    That's a HUUUUUGE bitch! :o
     
  15. LMAC

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    :lol:
     
  16. billybob

    The Schooner, the better.

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    wow...... Imagine if that thing redlined at like 8 g's! :o
     

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