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Tim the Tool man would be proud !

Discussion in 'General Motorcycling Discussion' started by VTRBob, Oct 4, 2005.

  1. Hi guys / girls ,
    Well its taken us a week to set up, but today we fired up 2 count them TWO
    1850HP marine diesels side by side and ran then up to normal operating temp..

    Every factory in our block stopped work to come and have a gander at these two monsters running at full herbs ie: 3500rpm with no exhausts, just straight turbo flange outlet :twisted:
    To give you an idea of the size of these things as long as your average commadore, 7 foot high and just tipping the scales at 3 tonne each

    As soon as I get hold of the footage i'll post it up for those that want to see 2 V12's in all there glory , with the twin turbos glowing a lovely rosey pink :)

    Yet to know what there going into though
    :evil: lol

  2. cooooooooooooooooooooooool :shock:
  3. 1850...


  4. GM diesel???

    (no, this is not too short)

  5. You work at the williamstown shipyards?????
  6. Using both of them in one bike might be overkill......
  7. Gotta see THAT video, Bob......
  8. :shock: That's a combined power of 3700HP Given that these are diesels, V12 AND twin turbo can you imagine what the Torque curve/output must look like :shock: :shock: :shock:

    hmmm 1850HP each so are we talking like 3500-4000 NM of torque each??
  9. Volvo Penta's or Bugatti's ??

  10. Can you imagine the fuel bill? :shock:

    the owner would need shares in Shell

  11. HAHA!! I think that would be best measured in L/Minute not L/100km.
  12. Impressive, but merely a toy compared to this 108,920HP beast.
  13. Nah work for Yanmar ( power equipment )

    So Naturally they where Yanmar marine diesels

    not sure about the specs ( I just fix em ) 8)

    but I can find out ! but I do know the last boat we put em was an 80 footer
    and too fill the tank cost $15.000 and that got them 1200 nautical miles @ 22 knots
  14. Mmmmm.

    1200 / 22 = 3273 minutes.

    That's $4.58 per minute, or 7.6 cents per second to run.

    That's cheaper than my girlfriend. I want one.
  15. Your girlfriend charges more than $4.58 per minute? Does her phone number start with 0055? :p

  16. I am strapping them to my dingy :shock: :LOL: :LOL:

    Cheers 8)

  17. ROFL!!

    Wait til you get a wife and kids, then you turn into that guy on Married with Children.

    How many nicicle miles in a nauticle mile?
  18. HOOT!!!! I thought nil's line was a classic, but it only got better with the 'nicicle' mile..... jeez there's some clever people on this forum, thanks for the laughs!!!
  19. when your married with kids its all free , you hand over your pay on pay day then it cost you nothing for the rest of the fortnight