Supercharged home made Straight Eight by Desperate Dan Vid 2
Built in a shed, it fired up first go. I was hoping it would sound real lumpy like a drag engine, but it runs too smooth, and it's too quiet even with unsilenced 9" pipes! The timing was a pain to sort out the Rover distributor runs backwards, I had to take the heads off to work out the firing order!!! See the shed it was built in on Vid 1.
Added May 2012: OK, my nails are dirty, maybe because I'm an engineer & build stuff? Maybe your nails are clean because you can't build eff-all & just sit behind your computer? C'mon folk, get a life.
This is redneck ingenuity in its purist form. An old car frame, some tired
iron, a few belts and pulleys and away we go.
Builder/operator unknown. This was captured at the Santa Fe Trail Tired
Iron Show west of Larned Ks. Oct 11, 2008
Permission has been granted to NBC Comcast Entertainment Group to use the
video 'Redneck GoCart' on the SYFY channel on the "Insane or Inspired"
series begining Friday May 25th, 2012. This video is supposed to appear
in 'Motorized Moments' on June 22nd, 2012.
Update: This did appear on SYFY's "Insane or Inspired" June 22nd, 2012. It
came in as number 7 of the top 25 most outragous backyard creations.
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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.
Packard Bentley - the 42 Litre "Mavis" special.
Footage of Chris Williams' Packard-engined Bentley special in the paddock
on its debut at the Pageant of Power in 2010.
Footage of the Napier Bentley can now be found here:
Please see my other videos for more of the same.
Visit www.oldclassiccar.co.uk to find more motoring nostalgia.
Starting a 1930 McCormick Deering 10-20 tractor
1930 McCormick Deering tractor. Bud starts his 1930 McCormick Deering
If you like this video watch Bud start and drive a 22-36 McCormick Deering
tractor at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6dW5U-YGOO8
Audi R8 4.2l V8 ohne ESD / without exhaust
This Audi R8 4.2l V8 has no Exhaust
and is really loud. We were working on this car and wanted to install a new
sports Exhaust by Supersport.de when
we decided to just let it run without the Exhaust. You like?
Wir hatten gerade an dem Audi R8 gearbeitet, um in der Supersport-Werkstatt
einen neuen Duplex-Endschalldämpfer einzubauen. Da kamen wir auch die
Idee, die Flunder einfach mal ohne den Endschalldämpfer zu fahren. Hier
ist das (laute) Ergebnis...
Russian Rotary Vane Engine
Rotary Vane Engine proposed to power Russian hybrid car 'ё мобиль'
Starting the 1909 Blitzen-Benz, UNEDITED, @ Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance
The Blitzen-Benz was purpose built to do just one thing, to break speed
records (not racing), and it did repeatedly from 1909 through 1911.
(Edited version: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ga2HtUHzUuw )
Its speed of 228.1km/h (141.73mph) on April 23rd, 1911, driven by Bob
Burman at Daytona Beach, stood as a record until 1919. Twice the speed of
the fastest airplane, (12 April, 1911, Alfred Leblanc @
69.442mph/111.801kph in a Blériot Blériot) and even shattering the record
speed of 210km/h set by a locomotive in 1903.
This record was not even officially broken in an airplane until 1920!
Of the six originally built, this is one of only two that exist today, and
is displayed at the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart, Germany.
While the extended and nuanced effort required to start the Blitzen-Benz on
a cool coastal morning can try the patience of some viewers, its historical
significance and ground-breaking engineering brilliance still place it
amongst the greatest motor-vehicle achievements of all time, and the dozens
witnessing this effort felt it was one of the highlights of many great
moments at Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance 2011.
Here's a great collection of vintage and modern images of the Blitzen-Benz
and other historic speed record contenders:
displacement 21500 cc / 1312.0 in³
bore 185 mm / 7.28 in
stroke 200 mm / 7.87 in
power 149.1 kw / 200 bhp @ 1600 rpm
specific output 9.3 bhp per litre
bhp/weight 137.93 bhp per tonne
5.5hp Turbocharged Fuel Injected Engine - Bench Test
Quick test run of my 5.5hp fuel injected, turbocharged engine. This engine is controlled by
my homebrew ECU, it's PC tunable, (spark advance, and fuel delivery
Visit here for more info:
Homebrew ECU, RHB31 turbocharger, MAP,
TPS, Block and IAT Temp, TDC and CAM sensors, electronic spark coil,
in-tank fuel pump, adjustable fuel pressure regulator, PC tunable.
1919 Buick First start since 1952
This is the first startup of this 1919 buick six roadster that had been
sitting in a barn in ohio since 1952. It was parked there with a bad
differential. My boss bought it on Ebay and i gently disassembled the
engine, cleaned out the 50+ year old oil, freed up the piston rings and put
it back together. I had to substitute a newer coil to get a strong spark
and had manually filled the float bowl of the carburetor. No fuel pump was
hooked up or water in the engine hence the short run time. This is a very
cool early overhead valve engine with an aluminum crankcase,cast iron
cylinder block, roller tappets, exposed valvetrain, zero gap piston rings,
and electric start. This car had about 14,000 miles on the odometer. Enjoy
the video! Check out my other video/slide show for engine disassembly
How to start a 1912 Cadillac
The 1912 Cadillac is the first automobile in the world to include a starter
motor. This is the procedure in starting one and driving away.
BLOWN 392 CHRYSLER HEMI ROARS
1958 BLOWN 392 CHRYSLER HEMI CAST IRON BLOCK, PORTED HEADS, ROLLER CAM,
ADJUSTABLE ROCKERS, DONOVAN VALVE COVERS AND LOTS MORE GOODIES!!!!
VW AR #1 TURBO TRASEIRA @ TEC - ENGINEERING & MOTORSPORT DYNO
Instalacao de um trocador de calor AR/AGUA (watercooler) e fabricacao da
pressurização em aluminio, a fim de admitir Ar com densidades elevadas,
obtendo significativo ganho de potência e melhora no arrefecimento.
A pressurização e fixacao do WaterCooler, foram projetados, fabricados e
montados pela TEC - Engineering & Motorsport.
Runaway Jet Engine
Always remember to check your tie-downs!
Bristol / Rolls-Royce Viper Engine.