This is a MTU 8V 396 diesel engine blowing up. This video was shown during a rebuild class I just took. Not really sure what happened. My guess would be that it spun a bearing, causing a piston to try and sieze, in turn throwing a rod. Pay attention at 24 seconds to the engine torquing hard to the left and the terrible sound it makes until it lets go...
S13 Top Speed And Engine Failure
testing top speed of 200SX S13 1.8 turbo
CA18DET ... blown engine at 240kmh (actual GPS verified speed - rear tires
were bigger than stock)... conrod broke in 5th gear at 6400rpm (at top
speed and peak power) and was launched trough engine block... on german
autobahn, ofcourse... ;) ;) ;)
btw... the car was bought for some spare parts, we knew the engine was not
that good, but checked all the fluids...after the engine blew it acctualy
didnt matter, I really dont like CA engines anyway... right now i have 3
S13's (1 CA i 2 SR) and 1 build S14 SR...
Der Start eines Dieselmotors vom Typ 5D49, welcher in der Diesellokbaureihe
232 (auch als "Ludmilla" bekannt) eingebaut ist.
Catastrophic Engine Failure-02.wmv
This is what can happen if your battery leads are not tightened down -
radical catastrophic engine failure as described by John Edwards @ Costa
Mesa R&D Automotive Machine www.engine-machining.com (949) 631-6376
1947 Ford engine starting after 31 years
Old Henry, our 1947 Ford, engine starting after 31 years.
For video of the car's first drive shortly after click here:
For video of the car's second drive with the old man that purchased the car
in 1959 click here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2OImNZD7L6U
For later photos of the car restored and on the road click here:
Here's a recent one driving in the snow:
Here are all of the road trips he's been on since we restored him:
Monument Valley in March 2013:
Bryce Canyon in February 2013:
Milford, Utah in December 2012:
Nevada and Idaho in November 2012:
Rocky Mountain National Park in September 2012:
Yellowstone National Park in May 2012:
Death Valley in February 2012:
Pike's Peak in July 2011:
Route 66 in April 2010:
Ever thrown a rod? how about a block?
HUGE engine explosion at a tractor pull event. the block is literally
blown out of the engine bay and lands onto the ground next to the tractor.
as far as catastrophic faliure goes, this is as bad as it gets.
Heavy diesel locomotive sound, at full throttle.
Mz 1405 gives full throttle when the train is on its way up the slope,with
Swedish timber in Norwegian forests.
The sound is strong. Watch, listen and enjoy.
Mz 1405 da todo gas Cuando el tren que sube la colina, con madera de Suecia
en los bosques de Noruega.
El sonido es fuerte. Lista de Observación y disfrutar.
8V53T Detroit Diesel first start
Detroit Diesel 8V53T, (turbo just
removed for test run) this is literally the first starting attempt after
bringing it home, it had sat for years. Not so many 8V53 Detroits were
made, and very few turbocharged ones,
This is one of about four I know of.
Runaway Diesel Defender 200 TDI
Joes landrover defender 200 TDI started for the first time after a years
rebuild and this is what happens when the engine runs off its own oil
Starting a GP16
This shows a GP16 (rebuilt GP7) being started up. The loco is WRIX 316,
which has since been purchased by the Washington and Idaho, and has become
I had permission to stand as close as I was.
Note: This video has been edited to show only the blow down and the start.
If anyone wants to see the full version, let me know.