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Old 01-08-2020, 01:47 PM   #1
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You could try again with a V8.. or maybe with a LS based V-16 ??

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It won't fit in anything but a boat. Hey, maybe a rear engine trifive?
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There is an Aussie company making V12 LS will fit under some hoods not cheap, also someone was doing a V10 one too, and GM had a V10 the actually made in the 90's but never used it.
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You could try again with a V8.. or maybe with a LS based V-16 ??

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At a $100,000+ per engine that price is going to dissuade a lot of potential interest. Cool idea though. Can you image how heavy that full length crank and cam is?
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At a $100,000+ per engine that price is going to dissuade a lot of potential interest. Cool idea though. Can you image how heavy that full length crank and cam is?
They are twice as heavy as a V8 one. So 100lbs for crank and maybe 25-30 for cam. Then the block would be 200ish lbs or so So whole deal may weight 800-900lb for a V16.
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Power adders (blowers, turbos, NOS) should be a more practical solution for 1000 HP.
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