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6 cubic inch V8 engine
« on: February 01, 2014, 12:40:18 pm »
The Conley V8 engine. This is somewhere around the 4th generation? He used to claim it was a miniature Chevy V8. There was a fire at the foundry and all the earlier patterns burned up. So he started out from scratch. I seen and talked with him maybe a dozen times. These engines are out of my reach as this engine with the supercharger is $11,000 and change. If you want to see the engine and watch it run, he has an example at the Toledo Hobby Expo every year in early April.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yA8jPjjPwkk

Here's a guy with one in a homemade  "Grave Digger" that he is trying to get set up. Watch the video enough to here the fabulous sound.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SO-X0hBjAB4

Here it is tuned a little better. The engine has a couple Walbro carbs. Tends to have the top end a little lean

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J5Xh2CPHBqw

Conley website

http://www.conleyprecision.com/609.htm
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Re: 6 cubic inch V8 engine
« Reply #1 on: February 01, 2014, 01:05:45 pm »
These RC?  What scale?
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Re: 6 cubic inch V8 engine
« Reply #2 on: February 01, 2014, 01:12:56 pm »
1/4" scale R/C . The engine, blower, and centrifugal clutch that looks like a transmission weighs around 12 pounds whereas the complete Grave Digger car set up was closer to 90 pounds.
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Re: 6 cubic inch V8 engine
« Reply #3 on: February 01, 2014, 01:41:28 pm »
Now if the creator of the engine would turn his talents toward a Rolls Merlin for quarter scale aircraft that would be amazing in a plane!!!
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