Friday, January 20, 2006

American Craftsmanship at its best

The guy at Weber Precision is just amazing.

He has built, in his shop at home, a complete Hemi V-8 that produces an impressive 5.6 cubic inches. Not 5.6 liters, not 506 cubic inches. 5.6 Cubic inches.














The level of detail, craftsmanship, engineering and love that went into this project must be seen to be believed.

To all my gear head readers, don't miss this one.

Specs;

TYPE FOUR STROKE V8
NO. OF CYLINDERS
8 BORE 1.000 inch
STROKE 0.900 inch
DISPLACEMENT 5.655 cubic inches
COMPRESSION RATIO 9 to 1
ROTATION clockwise
RPM MAX 12,000
HORSE POWER ?????????
WEIGHT COMPLETE 25 pounds
FIRING ORDER 1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2
SUPERCHARGER rotary sliding vanes
CARBURATION dual WALBRO carbs
IGNITION dual electronic
OIL SYSTEM two stage dry sump

Cheers,

knewshound

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