Unusual/Interesting Engines

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Extraordinary. Was it ever used commercially?
A very large sump!

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NewcastleFalcon wrote:
14 Nov 2019, 23:09
Nice to see the old starting handle in action :-D

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That was what caught my attention but I became so engrossed I forgot it :(

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white exec wrote:
14 Nov 2019, 23:11
Extraordinary. Was it ever used commercially?
A very large sump!

A V12 aircooled that according to the comments was for commercial vehicles, forestry principally.

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Heck - used in anger, that must have been quite some power source. Wonder how cleanly it ran when new?
At least that V12 was a bit better fastened down than the V8...

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Now that's just showing off, Steve!
Presumably the starter motor is on a vehicle of its own...

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A bit different to the old films when 'Paddy' the ship's engineer pops from the engine room with a screwdriver and an oil can in hand, "OK Captain I've fixed the shaft bearings, full speed ahead." :-D

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myglaren wrote:
14 Nov 2019, 23:19
white exec wrote:
14 Nov 2019, 23:11
Extraordinary. Was it ever used commercially?
A very large sump!

A V12 aircooled that according to the comments was for commercial vehicles, forestry principally.
A long line of engines, developed for heavy trucks and used in German Armoured cars during WW2

(Sdkfz.234/2 and family)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sd.Kfz._2 ... tra103.jpg

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This is a "Way good" motor...
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Lunatic Swedes at it again


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^^^^^^^^^^^^^

Want one ! :lol:

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bobins wrote:
30 Dec 2019, 22:17
^^^^^^^^^^^^^

Want one ! :lol:
Sorry, I couldn't hear you! What did you say? Nope, still couldn't hear you. I will need to get my hearing re-built.

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Looks bleedin' dangerous to me.

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Paul-R wrote:
30 Dec 2019, 22:40
Looks bleedin' dangerous to me.
Probably why they think it is fun.

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Paul-R wrote:
30 Dec 2019, 22:40
Looks bleedin' dangerous to me.
But what could possibly go wrong ? :rofl2: