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#25987
Interesting engine swap... 11 Years, 9 Months ago Karma: 314

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1942 five cylinder radial?? :blink:


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ok that's crazy!

Here's some more details: http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/02/ill-advised-engine-swap-of-the-week-aircraft-radial-in-toyota-mr2/
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#25988
Re:Interesting engine swap... 11 Years, 9 Months ago Karma: 108
An airplane engine. Sorry an old airplane engine thats just daft
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#25989
Re:Interesting engine swap... 11 Years, 9 Months ago Karma: 94
Is this real or is someone having a laugh?
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#25990
Re:Interesting engine swap... 11 Years, 9 Months ago Karma: 314
It seems that someone is actually going for it... as a Lemons race car


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more pics here: http://frankensteinmotorworks.com/AirplaneMR2/
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#25995
Re:Interesting engine swap... 11 Years, 9 Months ago Karma: 23
WOW! the guy is brave!!! have to admire him/ her if they get it working! But there are far easier ways for more power! also hope its not a air cooled radial!!!
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#25996
Re:Interesting engine swap... 11 Years, 9 Months ago Karma: 314
yep it's air cooled alright.

Fairly pretty looking low winger the engine comes out of...


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#25999
Re:Interesting engine swap... 11 Years, 9 Months ago Karma: 8
i thought i seen it all when i seen a lad install a 1.5 diesel into a glanza but this takes the biscuit!
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#26003
Re:Interesting engine swap... 11 Years, 9 Months ago Karma: 148
I wonder what size prop he will use!
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#28762
Re:Interesting engine swap... 11 Years, 7 Months ago Karma: 314
There's some videos of this now. He's gone all hitech with fuel injection - Just think when this engine was being hand assembled there was no such thing as a computer!




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#28777
Re: Interesting engine swap... 11 Years, 7 Months ago  
Dear god, an airplane engine in the back. That has to be a first.
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#28807
Re: Interesting engine swap... 11 Years, 7 Months ago Karma: 13
jesus wow ha. would love to drive that in to nct test center and say well my last engine failed on emissions. crazy love it.
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dwdave wrote:
jesus wow ha. would love to drive that in to nct test center and say well my last engine failed on emissions. crazy love it.

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#28818
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When that engine is finished that MR2 will fly Wings are an optional extra
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Re: Interesting engine swap... 11 Years, 7 Months ago Karma: 12
Here's a link to pictures of the build - some serious stuff going on here

frankensteinmotorworks.com/AirplaneMR2/
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