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Old 05-17-2005, 12:56 AM   #1
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Some facts on the 14 cylinder version:
Total engine weight: 2300 tons (The crankshaft alone weighs 300 tons.)
Length: 89 feet
Height: 44 feet
Maximum power: 108,920 hp at 102 rpm
Maximum torque: 5,608,312 lb/ft at 102rpm

Pic below is the 10 cylinder block.
Notice the ladders INSIDE the oil pan?!
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WTF are they gonna do with that?
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WTF are they gonna do with that?
Move the Earth.
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No thats for Cadillac'* new SUV.
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i ordered that last year and they're putting that in the truck tomorrow.
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hows the gas milage?
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.6 mpg
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Even at it'* most efficient power setting, the big 14 consumes 1,660 gallons of heavy fuel oil per hour.
how does an engine run at 102 rpm though?
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i would like to know were a guy could get a plug for that puppy....my god!
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My God, thats almost as low as Chrysler Corps. new Hemi V8'*
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