take one stock engine, a couple of morons who can't tune, a megasquirt with no knock sensing, some idiot who decides to proceed with Boost soaring off the guage + rod knock and you get a bunch of scattered parts...congratulations tools!
MARS 5HP DIESEL ENGINE - 1st Start Up in 50 Years!
Watch as an early 1940's MARS Diesel engine is fired up after 50 years.
Originally acquired from a cane farmer in Nambour, Queensland, Australia in
the 1970's, this engine sat in careful custody with another three owners
before finally retiring with me.
MARS engines were made by the MARS Machine Tool Manufacturing Company in
Brisbane, Australia and were preceded by the horizontal and vertical Rapson
and Dutton engine, made by the same company under the Rapson and Dutton
MARS engines are not Lister clones. Mars engines are bigger, heavier and
more robust than Lister engines. When you listen to a Lister and then to a
MARS you will agree. This engine has a 3 " diameter crankshaft and not one
component is interchangeable with a Lister.
MARS engines were commonly used in industrial situations such as factories
to power line shafts which powered a number of machines, a task Lister
engines had some trouble with apparently with their crankshafts twisting
under the load on start up, and why this company made the Mars Diesel.
5 HP MARS engines were painted Maroon colour as standard from the factory
although there are variations of colour in existence. 8 HP engines were a
This engine has not run since the original owner sold it in the early
1970's. Apparently it had not run for some years before that. The second
owner sadly passed away before restoring it and it sat in a shed untouched
with the third owner.
Close friend and temporary fourth owner, Simon Devere, assisted actively in
the mechanical restoration when I purchased it and assisted in the first
start after its mechanical restoration. This man is a genius when it comes
to diesel engines and he has the nickname "The Lister Whisperer" for good
reason. Thanks "Slippery".
This engine appears to have not done much work judging by its internals.
Work to the engine includes new rings, liner/cylinder hone (the original
factory liner had indiscernible wear in it), new valve guides made to
original specs, new valves to original specs (original was bent and caused
damage to the guide) , new big end Babbit bearing, new conrod bush, very
light head machine to ensure true flatness, new internal oil pipes, new
head gasket, new oil gaskets, new high pressure line, new welch plugs in
the head and new oil pickup.
There are still remnants of the original factory maroon paint on it that
have survived the years of weathering out in the cane fields.
Cosmetic restoration is planned shortly to bring it back to its original
livery. It will be mated with a steel transporter to emphasise its
industrial heritage and will be rallied with pride.
Video of the finished engine on transporter will be posted when it is done.
Enjoy and please share if you like.
This is the only video of a Mars engine running to this date anywhere. Hope
to see more.
corolla 2e engine blow up
some idiots didn't read the warning, comments are now disabled.
blowing up corolla 2e engine, it has bearing damage already. :)
corollan 2e kone hajoitetaan, se on jo laakerivikanen et turha sitä on
korjata kun samalla rahalla saa vähänajetun uuden koneen :)
Ford Escort mk1 rs1600 Cosworth BDA
Fully original restored Escort mk1 rs1600, no reshell. Imported from
Delivered from new 1972 Ford Switzerland original LHD Daytona Yellow car.
Following mods, Ralloy alloy radiator with elec fan, Bilstein F&R, AP
brakes, fully rebuild longstem big valve 1840 alloy all steel BDA on
45dcoe9 which can be seen in the other movie, Motorsport extra big wing
sump bd3's, Contour seats/headrests new Beta, LSD, Cibie diode, ss big bore
Exhaust, alloy bellhousing, Ford
5,5Jx13 rims, Halda, Springalex deep dish, Butlers map etc.
Tom's Turbo Garage: Eagle Talon AWD Turbo Upgrade - Part Two
In this episode, we finish the T3 based PTE 6266 turbo upgrade on my DSM. After getting all of the
parts bolted in, we go for a road test to get the initial ECMLink tune
You can see a complete modification list and many more photos and details
For more details on my DIY water alcohol injection setup, please visit
Thanks for watching!
500+hp dsm on the streets in car
On the way back from a race. Driving the car on hoosier tires, kinda wobly.
Turned the Boost down to 26psi from
I've got an AEM EMS in this car.
That day it went 10.6@130mph on pump gas.
Few weeks later it went 9.6@148mph on "race gas"
This is our 24 cylinder Detroit that we are putting in a custom 359
Peterbilt. It will use an Allison Transmission, and the engine will be in
the front of the truck. We are starting off with 40 foot 4" X 14" rectangle
rails, not sure how long it will end up being.
Engine Blow up at school
This is what happens when you don't tighten the cam shaft bolts to specs.
We took the engine apart and all of the valves needed to be replaced
because they were bent. The top of the pistons all had the indentation from
the Exhaust and intake valves.
1998 6.5 Turbo Diesel defective PMD runs away
I had trouble figuring out why this truck was acting up so I posted this
vid. It's not here to be entertaining. OK I could not get it to run away
completely on this vid, but this is what it does when it runs away. It will
go over 4000 rpm and spins the tires when in gear with the brakes on. It
only seems to happen as it's warming up. Once it's hot it seems to be fine.
The truck always starts and for the most part runs perfectly. Turning off
the ignition stops the engine right away and there is hardly any smoke. The
truck runs fine after a restart. This truck has been repaired the accurate
diesel PMD was bad and a new one fixed the problem.