Guy Builds V8-Engine with Lego - and it Actually works
You Can Make Anything with Lego. Even A working V-8-Engine, as some Crazy Tinker proves.
Lego - a toy that's secretly bought and played with by middle-aged men - can be used to build practically anything. The most current proof for this is a project done by a Lego-enthusiast, who put together a V-8-engine from Lego-pieces. What's so special about that? Well, the engine actually works.
Just another Brick in the.. Engine?
As the Lego-Tribe on Drivetribe reports, a tinker known as "Barman" made this happen. He used an electric motor to power the engine and a 9V train speed regulator as throttle control. The layout of the engine on its whole is geared to a standard American V-8. You can read all about the parts in detail on the forums of eurobricks.com:
Barman has posted photo-sequence building instructions of his highly-detailed V-8 ENGINE made from Lego Technic parts. The first of 11 PAGES' worth of ph...
More pictures are available from Barman's account at brickshelf.com:
Working V8, 32 valve engine. please send comments to Barebos@hotmail.com
If you want to marvel this excellent piece of creative Lego-building, you can watch this video of the engine in action:
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