The Find 1956 GMC V-8 Hydramatic 4X4 Truck
Here's the whole story of finding a Title and tracking down a 1956 GMC V-8
Hydramatic 4X4 truck. From the truck I found the Title in, to the prep,
loading, transport, unloading and a tour of the truck itself. Don't forget
the out-takes at the end! They also include a couple of really nice
southern Oregon scenery shots.
453T Detroit Diesel GMC update
just a quick update. My 84 gmc pickup 453t detroit diesel conversion.
Straight pipe from turbo back. MBRP
downpipe, cat delete pipe 5 inch mitre stacks. cat delete pipe inch mitre
stacks duramax MBRP Straight turbo back
diesel 4x4 engine start road thomas "high rev engine" mud offroad tank ford
1985 MILITARY MAN D30 PICK UP 6.2 DIESEL AUTO 4X4 BATTLE CRUISER
1985 CHEVROLET MILITARY TRUCK MADE BY GENERAL MOTORS OR IS IT AM GENERAL?
IT'S GOT 6.2 DIESEL AUTO turbo 400 TRANS
4X4 LOCKERS FRONT & REAR DANA 60 AXLES LOTS OF RUST! NICE EXTREME WORK
TRUCK THAT WILL NEVER LEAVE YOU STRANDED! CAME FROME NAVY BLACKOUT
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LOCATED IN SYCAMORE, IL 60178 NEAR DEKALB, IL
Awesome V12 Monster diesel engine Awake and Alive startup
Awesome V12 Monster diesel engine Awake and Alive startup
The first V-type engine (a 2-cylinder vee twin) was built in 1889 by
Daimler, to a design by Wilhelm Maybach. By 1903 V8 engines were being
produced for motor boat racing by the Société Antoinette to designs by
Léon Levavasseur, building on experience gained with in-line four-cylinder
engines. In 1904, the Putney Motor Works completed a new V12 marine racing
engine -- the first V12 engine produced for any purpose. Known as the
'Craig-Dörwald' engine after Putney's founding partners, the engine
mounted pairs of L-head cylinders at a 90 degree included angle on an
aluminium crankcase, using the same cylinder pairs that powered the
company's standard 2-cylinder car. A single camshaft mounted in the central
vee operated the valves directly. As in many marine engines, the camshaft
could be slid longitudinally to engage a second set of cams, giving valve
timing that reversed the engine's rotation to achieve astern propulsion.
"Starting is by pumping a charge into each cylinder and switching on the
trembler coils. A sliding camshaft gave direct reversing. The camshaft has
fluted webs and main bearings in graduated thickness from the largest at
the flywheel end." Displacing 1,119.9 cuin (18,352 cc) (bore and stroke
of 4.875" x 5" (123.8 x 127 mm)), the engine weighed 950 pounds (430 kg)
and developed 150 bhp (110 kW). Little is known of the engine's
achievements in the 40-foot hull for which it was intended, while a scheme
to use the engine to power heavy freight vehicles never came to
fruition. One V12 Dörwald marine engine was found still running in a
Hong Kong junk in the late-1960s.
Two more V12s appeared in the 1909-10 motor boat racing season. The Lamb
Boat & Engine Company of Clinton, Iowa built a 1,558.6 cuin (25,541 cc
(5.25" x 6" (133.4 x 152.4 mm)) engine for the company's 32-foot Lamb IV.
It weighed in at 2,114 pounds (959 kg). No weight is known for the massive
3,463.6 cuin (56,758 cc) (7" x 7.5" (177.8 x 190.5 mm)) F-head engine built
by the Orleans Motor Company. Output is quoted as "nearly 400 bhp (300
By 1914, when Panhard built two 2,356.2 cuin (38,611 cc) (5" x 10" (127 x
254 mm)) engines with four-valve cylinder heads the V12 was well
established in motor boat racing.
In automobiles, V12 engines have not been common due to their complexity
and cost. They are used almost exclusively in expensive sports and luxury
cars because of their power, smoother operation and distinctive sound.
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Teardowns (th350 & np205) (06/16/12)
Well guys, I started the day off wiring up my brother's car with a trailer
light module. Then i sent him on his way, and began playing with the th350.
finally got it apart! now i can clean the frig out of it, and build it when
i get some more time. i also started tearing down the np205. good thing i
did too, cause she crapped out some needle bearings haha!
HTZ T-150KM with Scania DS14 V8-diesel starting -4 degrees.
I installed Scania engine in Harkov T-150K last winter because the old
engine was leaking coolant to engine oil. There's self made adaptor plate
between engine and transmission case. Scania DS14 engine was bought from
junk yard. I made it only minor repairs to the engine like replaced one
broken cylinder liner with new one and installed new nozzles.
4-53T 2 stroke detroit diesel and 2 sticks shifting
Transmissions are a 4 speed Muncie 465 and a 2-speed aux obtained from
Advance Adaptors unknown model. www.AdvanceAdaptors.com . Engine is 212
cubic inch 170HP at 2500rpm 400lb torque at 1800rpm. Gets about 19 miles
per gallon, weighs 6,720 pounds. I did not do the conversion so I am sorry
that I cannot answer many questions regarding that.
1998 k3500 6.5l Crew cab, with custom 4ft Short bed
2 year Update: I no longer own "The Beast" This truck has been sold to a
new (6th) owner, (sold at 239,300 Miles on the odometer) who has taken it
on to its next stage in life...sorry to say, I won't miss the mileage, nor
could I afford it. but it was a purely bad ass truck when I first obtained
I myself now proudly own one of the most well preserved 93 Mustang GT convertibles I have ever
seen in person. and will now only post further videos of my car as i get
I will no longer be updating info on this truck...I am leaving the video
for informative purposes only. This is a very unique truck and i think it
still deserves the respect that I really couldn't afford to give it.
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.
2002 Heavy Duty Diesel Silverado Pickup Power Boost Tune (Episode 4)
( http://www.TFLtruck.com ) A 10-year-old pickup can't compete with a new
truck in terms of power and torque...or can it? With the addition of a new
performance Exhaust you can make your
old truck run and sound better.
MBRP Performance Exhaust:
In this episode of Project Pickup (part 2) we continue on our quest to
modify our ten-year-old diesel Chevy Silverado to more modern specs with a
new Performance Exhaust. In this
second part of TFLcar's episode we test the truck from 0-60 MPH to see if
the installed MBRP Performance Exhaust
that we got from (http://www.autoanything.com) has made the pickup faster and lauder. So does a more free
flowing Exhaust increase the speed and
Boost the performance of our
10-year-old pickup. You'll have to watch this video to find out.
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