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V8 machined

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by surpip, Apr 8, 2007.

  1. surpip

    surpip 1 ton status

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    out of a solid chunk of aluminum
    here
     
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    thats sweet
     
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    Well that is cool, have you ever checked out a Nitro engine block and heads, same thing; totally machined from billet blocks.
     
  4. Corey 78K5

    Corey 78K5 1 ton status

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    I could do that with my trusty Black & Decker drill and a steady hand:D
     
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    Ill take one:wink1::haha:
     
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    Who ever programs that rig is a god. You think it would be quicker to smack one out with a cold chizle and a hammer then write the code to to make all that work. Very cool.
     
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    I'll take mine in 572 CID.;)
     
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    I wonder what motor it is...?
     
  9. Corey 78K5

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    Probably based off of a Nissan or Toyota V8 or maybe even a Honda racing V8. It looked a lot like 4.7 Toyota block to me, but I have only seen one once before and that was a few years ago...........
     
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    I have no expierience when it come to non american (and mainly chevy :D) v8's so i had no clue...

    Either way its freakin gorgeous:D
     
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    I definately don't want to know the amount of money and/or time that went into that... :eek1:
     
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    My guess was a Honda racing engine they use in the INDY cars it looked rather small to me but I dont really know.:D What ever it goes to the machining was pretty bad ass to watch.:D

    Ira
     
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    thats what i was thinking, it looked to be a small bore
     
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    What grade of material is what I'd like to know.
     
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    Yeah, on a chunk of wood maybe. :haha:
     
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    unobtainium
     
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    Childs play[​IMG]
     
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    not sure of the grade of aluminum...but

    [​IMG]

    7075 T-6 aluminum billet blocks
     
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    At the aircraft engines plant I work at, the CNC mills make turbojet fan blade/wheel/rotor/thingers out of a solid chunk of metal. I wish I could take pictures of the parts, they're really cool.
     

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