An incredibly detailed model of a GE turbofan engine from a Boeing 787 airplane, made using 3D printed parts, and capable of pushing out an impressive amount of thrust. Its builder, Harcoreta, plans on flying it on an RC plane soon. Build log here.
We’re not entirely sure of the purpose of this thing, since it’s basically just a massive Rolls Royce V12 tank engine without a drivetrain, but the red-hot, flame-spitting exhaust pipes are eye and ear candy for any gearhead.
Will someone buy Espresso Veloce’s insanely large coffee machine made of titanium and magnesium, in a limited edition of 500, with oil filter-shaped coffee filters, exhaust brew drip tubes and matching cups? We think so.
During the 11-month-long rebuild of an old engine, YouTuber nothingherok decided to shoot over 3000 individual still images of the process, assembling them into this here stop-motion short.
This amazing clip shows the meticulous handcrafting of a tiny V12 motor. How tiny? The crankshaft could fit in your palm and the cylinders are only 11.3mm wide. It’s alive at about 8:07.
During the Cold War, the US held air raid drills with sirens powered by 331cid 185 hp Chrysler HEMI engines, throwing sound out as far as 25 miles away. Noisy fun begins at 2:54. (Thanks Brian!)
We’ve decided that we’re willing to trade leg strength and stamina for fireproof bike shorts and ear plugs (once) to ride on this AMT Micro Turbine engine-powered mountain bike. (Thanks Ugo!)
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