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I don't know about that engine, but I like those valve covers. Any idea where they came from. *LOL*

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Lets talk about shock towers oh and how much money do you have???? Anything is possible.....If the price is right.

That thing is massive, I think It might fit in my lincoln, It's a tank see:

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I remember reading about that engine sometime ago. I think it never saw the light of day for aircraft use, was because, it wasn't a good performer for the application. Can you imagine the vibrations of a 60 degree V8?

It's funny how we look at todays stuff as being the lasted, only to see it 50+ years old. The Italians also had a DOHC 4 cyl engine in the very early 1900, The bore was really tiny, something like 2 1/2" but had a 8" stroke! They had a rule for racing that limited bore size, but not stroke! It wasn't a great running engine, wonder why?

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I've heard that one before, but superchargers or turbochargers can do a lot too. The fastest production saloon (sedan) is a Vauxhall Lotus Carlton. It has a 4-cyl Lotus engine with twin turbos. It has six forward gears and does 193 mph...and it has the roadholding to be able to do this.
 
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