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03-07-2006 07:28 AM
HDTony Where did you get that shot of my next Busa project?



03-06-2006 11:31 PM
Bratva5 I got one of these in my Vespa It wears off the tire even before i get out of parking spot
03-06-2006 10:27 PM
whiteSeatEnvy
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Originally Posted by crashomon
now THATS what I call a leaf blower!
That's a leafblower that'd make Tim Allen jealous.
03-06-2006 09:57 PM
Bug It's got nothin on my Vespa !
03-06-2006 09:56 PM
Cerk
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Originally Posted by Chills
I'd like to have a person stand next to those for some comparison... but they look damn big.
I second that...i went down in to the TARP system (a system of 32FT diameter pipes that store excess stormwater so the combined sewer systems of Chicago don't overflow into the rivers) at the MWRD station along I-55 by LaGrange Road...that's right, 32 foot diameter pipes!!...the valves for the pumps are the size of houses...insane.
03-06-2006 09:44 PM
crashomon now THATS what I call a leaf blower!
03-06-2006 09:36 PM
Blah Blah Blah They had a special about those on Discovery Channel a while back. They are made for Japanese container ships. Engineers have to walk inside the engine so work can be done on it.

You can get specs and pics at

http://www.bath.ac.uk/~ccsshb/12cyl/
03-06-2006 09:30 PM
midnitrcr NO WAY!!! THAT IS TOTALLY PHOTOSHOPPED!!!!








lol... j/k!

I've seen stuff like that before, definitely from a ship. Although, I think they should throw on a 100 shot, because them suckers have to have some lag...
03-06-2006 07:29 AM
Dirtbiker I've seen that before, the you could park a Caddy in the cylinders.
03-06-2006 06:13 AM
Chills I'd like to have a person stand next to those for some comparison... but they look damn big.
03-06-2006 02:06 AM
ill_ag they look like snails. perhaps they go on the world's larget escargot platter.

that engine in the article is amazing. I like this the best "Ship owners like a single engine/single propeller design...."...um, yeah, I'll take your word for it because out of all the people I know, none of them owns a SHIP! Boats, yes-- ships are just waaaaay outta my league! lol
03-06-2006 01:12 AM
oldschoolninja i got one of those on my ricers. it makes it gain 1000000 hp


The large oil container ships use those motors. They use compressed air to crank the motor over to start them up.
03-06-2006 12:35 AM
Keyhole
What in the world do these go on?

My guess is a super container ship...but I don't know if those engines are even big enough to put something like this on.



Here is an article about the worlds most powerful diesel engine. 108,000hp at 102rpms. Unfortunately no shots of the turbo(s). But look at that intake manifold!

http://www.gizmag.com/go/3263/


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