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Old 12-30-2009, 03:06 PM   #1
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Default Miniature Offenhauser in action

Check this out..it is really cool.
There are many other mini engines also on U-TUBE




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Old 12-30-2009, 03:53 PM   #2
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neatto chris----there was a fellow that worked with me at the paper, and on his desk he had a running small block chevy style motor---ran on model airplane fuel and had 8 glowplugs in it-----they used a pentograph to scale the cam shaft, and it had the same lift and duration as the LT1 cam it was modeled on----he had it on a stand so he could start it (on his desk) aand also a sprint car rc he ran it in---in 1/4 or 1/6 scale---company started with a c or g----I'm trying to find the site----kt
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Old 12-30-2009, 04:22 PM   #3
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I wonder how much horse power that little Offy puts out.
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Hey Webby, I think that might be classed as how much "Pony" Power!!
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Old 12-30-2009, 06:12 PM   #5
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Hi Guys,
I've added a little jet for you to look at. It's a wonder he didn't burn the garage down.
Love you,
Miss Peggy


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Old 12-30-2009, 07:08 PM   #6
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Default Re: Miniature Offenhauser in action PLUS 1 more

Here is another one for you.
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Old 12-30-2009, 07:34 PM   #7
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Default Re: Miniature Offenhauser in action

Here's the famous Conley V8...always been on my wish list for my 1/4 scale sprintcars.


Here's one in situ.....sweet...
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Here's a couple more RC cars with Conley V8s........truly amazing.

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yep----thats the nasty little thing I saw on Jim,'s desk-----cool pix and thanx----kt
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Old 12-31-2009, 10:23 AM   #10
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when I got up this am, I looked at more of the videos in that clip----Im an old harley rider and I got a kick out of the miniture panhead motor they show---just like the chevy---it sounds just like the real thing----I love finding stuff like this---kt
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