Tagged: Car Engine

Smallest electronically fuel injected V8 engine is fit for RC muscle car

Smallest electronically fuel injected V8 engine

The smallest Electronically Fuel Injected engine themed on LT5 engine in C4 generation ZR1 Corvette models is here and it’s damn cool. Made by Keith, this 45cc V8 engine is built from scratch by making a TPI intake manifold that has cross plane crank, Chevy V8 firing order. There are valve covers, overhead cams and a sound that is so reminiscent of sweet sounding Corvette engines. The fuel injector for the engine is out of a Fiat Punto injector parts and Tuner Studio from MegaSquirt as brain for optimizing the fuel efficiency. To get this amazing miniature V8 together Keith did the machining work on a manual Bridgeport and a 10 decade old lathe, now that is DIY at its best.
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Mercedes V12 engine made from copper, bones and other surprising material

V12 Laraki engine

Creativity has no bounds and it can come in form or shape. And this time around it comes in the form of a Mercedes V12 engine made from copper, bone and 50 odd other materials. Made by Belgian artist Eric van Hove with help from 35 other master craftsmen from Morocco, this masterpiece took almost 9 months to complete and is called as V12 Laraki. It all started by first dismantling a real Mercedes V12 engine, which by the way in itself is quite a difficult and pain-staking task. Thereafter Eric along with his accomplices set out on replicating each and every part of the real thing with his own version of strange material choice. Apart from that, don’t be flabbergasted if I tell you that it consists of 465 hand-made parts and 660 cast-copper bolts.

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