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Working Lego V8

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by ForeRunner, Sep 1, 2009.

  1. Sep 1, 2009 at 5:12 PM
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    ForeRunner

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  4. Sep 1, 2009 at 5:15 PM
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  5. Sep 1, 2009 at 5:16 PM
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    Oh, almost forgot the article that accompanies the video.

    Here ya go!
     
  6. Sep 1, 2009 at 7:23 PM
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  7. Sep 1, 2009 at 8:11 PM
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    That little motor is pretty damn sweat! I love watching the video and hearing it, it sure does sound like a top fuel engine with the clacking noise. :D
     
  9. Sep 1, 2009 at 9:28 PM
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    So, engineering something out of Lego's is cool, you know multiple packs and such.

    Engineering a working V8 is impressive, casting, CNC machining, very impressive but...

    It take raw dedication and absolute intelligence to design and build this off of photographs.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SeUMDY01uUA
     
  10. Sep 1, 2009 at 9:45 PM
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    Well then, let's go one step further and build a car out of something your'e not supposed to build cars out of.

    http://www.joeharmondesign.com/#

    Marc M
     
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    That is pretty impressive, but after spending all that time on that he could of at least made it a little bigger so he could sit in it and drive. Maybe a go kart size one.
     
  12. Sep 1, 2009 at 9:46 PM
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    That. Is. The shit!!!! :D SO AWESOME! rep4u!
     
  13. Sep 1, 2009 at 9:56 PM
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    Like a Morgan.

    Wood frame for a car, steel over wood frame
    granted a "wooden" supercar is cool but to take from mere photographs and engineer a working flat 12 with valves, springs, tachometers, axle's, fuel injection. lights, electronics, a working gearbox with 5 speeds and reverse is awesome.
     
  14. Sep 1, 2009 at 10:01 PM
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    and the rest of the lego set to build the rest of the truck
     
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    that Lego motor sounds better then the motor in my Montero Sport hahaha
     
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    You know you've got to rep me for knowing that Morgan's are built with a wood frame!:D
     
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