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...
RUN AWAY Detroit Diesel! 453-T
DD 453-T runs away! rack gets stuck on valve cover. almost lost some
fingers too, it was all i could find. F'ed up new turbo compressor wheel, was only damage
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.
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
Der Start eines Dieselmotors vom Typ 5D49, welcher in der Diesellokbaureihe
232 (auch als "Ludmilla" bekannt) eingebaut ist.
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