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Old 11-26-2017, 09:12 AM
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Not sure if I just missed it on here, or if no one else has posted it yet.
Katech and XVI Power have been working on this. I assume the block is same as the engine katech built for the caddy 16 show car.

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Besides making gobs of power though, an engine that big would concern me - so many moving parts and points of failure that you have to consider. I wonder how reliable those things are.
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About as reliable as two LS V8's hooked together... I would say pretty good!
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Besides making gobs of power though, an engine that big would concern me - so many moving parts and points of failure that you have to consider. I wonder how reliable those things are.
I think there's 4 of them here in Dubai that run around all the time. Hauling *** up and down the streets.......

Supposed to be the faster piston engine car in the world, ever made. But not sure.... 350mph......

I just saw them 2 weeks ago at the car show here too.......they sound friggin badass when revved. Almost as quiet a stock V8 when idling.



Revving it......

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Wow, not sure how I didn't know this existed.

That makes me want to build a budget twin 5.3 engine set up like the old school dragsters. I'm sure it's been done before, I just haven't looked for the build threads.
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Wow, not sure how I didn't know this existed.

That makes me want to build a budget twin 5.3 engine set up like the old school dragsters. I'm sure it's been done before, I just haven't looked for the build threads.
Yup.....saw one of these Devel Sixteens a few days ago parked in front of the "American Hospital" here in Dubai.

Just takes cashola.........I'm gonna love my 1,000 RWHP Trans Am street car soon......

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