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What's that engine?


MPWR
09-07-2011, 10:04 PM
And what car is it in (or what car did it come out of)?

Announcing the AF Car Modeling Guess the Engine Thread.

So, what is this engine, and what car is it in? Post your answer here. Whoever gets the first confirmed right answer gets to post the next engine pic.

Guidelines- When it's your turn, find and post an engine pic. Crop as necessary to make it fun. If the engine is freestanding (not mounted in a car), then the car it left the factory in is the right answer (just because some yahoo has stuffed a small block V8 into a VW Beetle does not make the Beetle the right answer for a small block). We're looking for some cool building inspiration here.

So I'll start with something easy.

http://i211.photobucket.com/albums/bb112/andrejmiller/2512758478_fa5d3bd88a_b-1.jpg

Layla's Keeper
09-07-2011, 10:53 PM
Twin Cam of a Lotus Europa, one of my favorites.

Here's mine....

http://img571.imageshack.us/img571/7908/turbooffy.jpg

MPWR
09-07-2011, 11:02 PM
Right in one. :thumbsup:

http://i211.photobucket.com/albums/bb112/andrejmiller/2512758478_fa5d3bd88a_b.jpg

Layla's Keeper
09-07-2011, 11:04 PM
The backwards alternator kind of gave it away. I have the Tamiya kit on my shelf. Lost the decklid so there it sits.

ridefast
09-08-2011, 01:12 AM
The second engine's picture is named 'turbooffy' :D
Now, would that be some clue? http://www.hotrodhotline.com/feature/bookreviews/2009/09offy/

Clearly that was cheating. Give us another one! :D

gionc
09-08-2011, 06:51 AM
Right in one. :thumbsup:



Andy: seeing your S7 (finished? or not? :D) with the Europa TC, well the first time one Tamy europa passed cheap under my eyes I taken it: well the project was eventually to transplant it on the second S7 (strange.... strange to say... the first is finished :D LOL) but I found the kit so cute, with those double Y frame... well that I must get another europa if I want steal the engine :D

MPWR
09-08-2011, 11:39 AM
Sure, looks like an Offy to me. :dunno:

Layla's Keeper, is that right? Ridefast, got another pic for us?

Yeah, the Europa is one that you either love or hate- and I completely love it. The Tamiya kit is fantastic- especially that Twin Cam.

Gio, the S7 hasn't gotten much work on it recently. I'm stuck with it- it needs a Bosch alternator! :evillol: But you might be surprised what else is getting worked on....

ridefast
09-08-2011, 01:12 PM
I think Layla's Keeper should have the honour to give us another. :D As I said I was cheating ;)

Layla's Keeper
09-08-2011, 03:35 PM
It was in fact a Meyer-Drake produced Turbo Offenhauser, still the single most dominant engine in the history of the Indianapolis 500.

Here's another great engine.

http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b18/gbk1/Ardun%20Comp%20Roadster/ClarksonLedbetterFriendArdunCompRoa.jpg

MPWR
09-08-2011, 03:39 PM
As I said I was cheating ;)

Doesn't matter- come on already, give us an engine pic!

The idea is not to come up with the most difficult, obscure one you can find- the idea is to see a bunch of engine pics! No points will be awarded for stumping everyone. Points are awarded for guessing someone else's post, and then posting your own favorite.

So give us an engine pic!

xpeed
09-08-2011, 09:57 PM
One of my favorites only due to it's simplicity and quite peppy and torquey for a low-power engine.

Are we guessing the engine type code or where it's from? Cause mine is pretty much obvious who makes it. haha.

http://i8.photobucket.com/albums/a48/xspeed/DSC01773.jpg

endac
09-10-2011, 06:54 AM
One of my favorites only due to it's simplicity and quite peppy and torquey for a low-power engine.

Are we guessing the engine type code or where it's from? Cause mine is pretty much obvious who makes it. haha.

http://i8.photobucket.com/albums/a48/xspeed/DSC01773.jpg


Toyota Camry?

360spider
09-11-2011, 01:35 PM
Looks like Celica engine 2 or even 3 generations back, early to mid-90's

xpeed
09-11-2011, 05:23 PM
Endac is partially correct since it's found in the 2003-2010 models. It's the 2AZ-FE, which is a widely used engine in few Toyota models, such as their first gen Scion tCs and 2nd Gen xBs. The replacement for this engine is the new 2AR-FE, which has more power, torque, and fuel efficiency.

gordonli1
09-11-2011, 06:57 PM
Sorry to jump the gun, but since there isnt any new engine posted...I thought i would add to this list.....

endac
09-12-2011, 02:52 PM
Sorry to jump the gun, but since there isnt any new engine posted...I thought i would add to this list.....

Looks vaguely like an AE86 Toyota engine but i'm not too confident

gordonli1
09-12-2011, 04:33 PM
Endac, you do know your engines :p You are partially correct again! Well done, its a Formula Atlantic 4A-GE engine, 1600CC, 16 valve, 240bhp, max rev just under 13k rpm :)

The normal 4A-GE engine was used in AE86/ 1980s Corolla / Levin / Sprinter / Sprinter Trueno. For the drifting scene, the Formula Atlantic engine was made famous by 'Initial D' :)

endac
09-12-2011, 04:45 PM
Endac, you do know your engines :p You are partially correct again! Well done, its a Formula Atlantic 4A-GE engine, 1600CC, 16 valve, 240bhp, max rev just under 13k rpm :)

The normal 4A-GE engine was used in AE86/ 1980s Corolla / Levin / Sprinter / Sprinter Trueno. For the drifting scene, the Formula Atlantic engine was made famous by 'Initial D' :)


Wow i'm surprised i got that right. Well i guess its my go.
Heres one that might not be too obvious with all its plastic covers removed
http://i246.photobucket.com/albums/gg105/endacurran/BMWV101.jpg

zitzit
09-12-2011, 05:01 PM
bmw m5?

endac
09-12-2011, 05:08 PM
bmw m5?

Correct, I thought that would have been a difficult one

gionc
09-13-2011, 08:20 AM
turn stolen to zitzit :D

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_fT9aAN5NHHM/SsQnCf5IZJI/AAAAAAAABHw/fLHuHhLjocw/s400/e40.jpg

gionc
09-13-2011, 08:21 AM
small help: theme unchanged..... :D

endac
09-13-2011, 03:56 PM
turn stolen to zitzit :D

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_fT9aAN5NHHM/SsQnCf5IZJI/AAAAAAAABHw/fLHuHhLjocw/s400/e40.jpg

BMW Isetta?

gionc
09-14-2011, 03:01 AM
http://coppe-targhe.com/images/Prodotti/2284.jpg

gone! :)

360spider
09-14-2011, 10:30 AM
Gio, that looks like your airbrush compressor :-)

gionc
09-14-2011, 02:59 PM
Gio, that looks like your airbrush compressor :-)

Yep I absolutely need carburetors on compresor with my fine touches :D

endac
09-14-2011, 03:50 PM
Guess its my go again. Thought this was a pretty interesting one to look at
http://i246.photobucket.com/albums/gg105/endacurran/v8_n_64_bi_turbo_bmw_engine_model.jpg

ales
09-14-2011, 04:07 PM
Unfortunately the filename gives it away - it's the BMW N64 twin turbo V8 engine

ales
09-15-2011, 11:27 AM
So, does anyone mind if I just post one? Should be easy.

http://inlinethumb51.webshots.com/46514/2181549350104391629S425x425Q85.jpg

MPWR
09-15-2011, 11:43 AM
Augmented turbofan out of some recent tactical fighter. I'm going to say a GE F110?

ales
09-15-2011, 11:56 AM
Nope! Its various versions were used both in civil and in military aircraft but it is also car-related

MPWR
09-15-2011, 12:02 PM
Ah right, should have known. Rolls Royce Spey RB.168 Mk 202

ales
09-15-2011, 12:03 PM
Used in? :) (let's give the kids a little history lesson)

MPWR
09-15-2011, 12:07 PM
British Phantoms. But also notably the Thrust SSC, first car to break the sound barrier.

torinobradley
09-15-2011, 12:56 PM
Mind if I jump in?

gionc
09-15-2011, 01:22 PM
Never thought that american guys were aware of engines with less than 8 cylinders :D

MPWR
09-15-2011, 03:09 PM
Speys don't have any cylinders at all. :grinno:

endac
09-15-2011, 03:40 PM
Mind if I jump in?

Chevrolet vega with a Cosworth engine

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