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Old 02-19-2012, 06:55 PM   #8161  
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Yeah... no.

Torque means nothing without revs, unless you just want to break things and smoke tires.
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Old 02-20-2012, 05:14 AM   #8162  
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Ignore the first 10 seconds.
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Old 02-20-2012, 11:28 AM   #8164  
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Skip to 50 seconds (ads and writings)
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Old 02-20-2012, 11:34 AM   #8165  
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Never seen this before, thought it was pretty cool.







The end of this one is very interesting
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Old 02-20-2012, 12:09 PM   #8166  
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Radiators being inches away from the headers, looks legit.
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Old 02-20-2012, 12:12 PM   #8167  
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I love this guy... GUARANTEED!!!
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Old 02-20-2012, 12:17 PM   #8168  
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Dude shoulda ran double 13B turbo motors with 1 giant turbo powering both motors... would have been the first 6 rotor vehicle that sounds like a beast.
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Old 02-20-2012, 01:38 PM   #8169  
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Old 02-20-2012, 01:45 PM   #8170  
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I wonder how much fuel those thirsty beasts consume, and is that fuel cell in the back big enough...
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Old 02-20-2012, 01:50 PM   #8171  
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Is that a hardtop for another car, just installed backward?
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Old 02-20-2012, 02:03 PM   #8172  
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I read somewhere it's made from two karmon ghia hardtops. looks slick to me. That would be a nice kit car with 1 engine.
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Old 02-20-2012, 03:11 PM   #8173  
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Some pictars from the 24hrs of Lemons at TWS





My favorite at the race.

The speakers were playing "I can't drive 55" most of the time.

V8 swapped RX-7
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Old 02-20-2012, 03:12 PM   #8174  
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So. -------. Boss. I came ten times watching that video. The Group B Quattros always seem to have more turbo noise than any other car I've seen and the spool sounds really unique- more hi pitched. Anyone know why that is?
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Old 02-20-2012, 05:52 PM   #8177  
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IIRC those cars didn't use blowoff valves because of the loss of boost pressure. The factory race team didn't care about compressor surge shortening the life of the turbo when they could repair/replace every week. Probably pretty much has an open exhaust and a screamer wastegate dump as well.
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Dude shoulda ran double 13B turbo motors with 1 giant turbo powering both motors... would have been the first 6 rotor vehicle that sounds like a beast.
13B is a 2 rotor. You probably meant 20B?

6 rotor has been talked about before but never done AFAIK. Kind of like that V16 thing, I'm not sure what the point would be besides bragging rights. I would rather have a properly built LSX based engine than 2 iron block SBC's.

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