Worlds Tiniest v12

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-6 1. Geekster (admin) commented 8 years ago

Thinking to make one for my RC car 8-)

2 weeks later : Geekster has set the world record for the World's most powerful RC car :D
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+29 2. loadrunner commented 8 years ago

Seen hundredes of video's and pictures. Now I finaly understand how an engine realy works :D
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+13 3. Noobeater commented 8 years ago

Simply amazing.
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+91 4. Hades commented 8 years ago

How do I know he's not a giant?? :(|)
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+10 5. fixento2 commented 8 years ago

Magnificent
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+10 6. Oddi commented 8 years ago

wow massive commitment and patience..
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+28 7. Siruss commented 8 years ago

The old school of fine craftsmanship this guy has is amazing.

This would also be one cool engine kit. If he were to make it available by having a manufacturer mass produce the parts and sell them as engine kits ready to assemble. A nice winter project.
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+1 8. itsSimple7 commented 8 years ago

Dude has to be a jeweler or a watchmaker.
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+14 9. AntiAnti commented 8 years ago

and i cant even make a good sandwich
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+10 10. venomkd commented 8 years ago

now there's a hobby worth doing
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-5 11. cretia commented 8 years ago

oublié de remplir moteur avec l'huile moteur- engine oil?
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+6 12. Zebulun commented 8 years ago

Beautiful music really sets the mood for such creativity.

Anyone know the Score?
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+9 13. irishgek commented 8 years ago

If there was ever 9 mins of my life I consider not wasted it was that video , Amount of times I looked on youtube at these small motors and never found one of them actually making one ....amazing and he is not a young guy either he is just simply put a genius !
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+3 14. cranky commented 8 years ago

The smurfs' car maker.
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+26 15. gringo commented 8 years ago

It must be a diesel, because I didn't see no spark plugs. 8-)
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+1 16. Thanos commented 8 years ago

Not only is his craftsmanship skill amazing, but this is also a great demonstration of two other things.

First, that there still exist people who actually can do something this, in fact, amazing in their own hands... in contrast to majority, which can no longer navigate without automatized machinery (well there are those who can barely do a division on paper nowadays)...

Second, is it just me or are there others who thought something along this line "What a great hobby idea for an old age!"... ? At one point in my life, I tried piecing together plastic models which from time to time could move to a certain degree, but this is something on entirely different level. =)

And it works!! =P
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+2 17. IceIsIce commented 8 years ago

^^^^ really good point!
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0 18. Cvejic commented 8 years ago

I bet this old dude can make twin turbo version.
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0 19. Break-a-leg commented 8 years ago

#16, #18: it runs on compressed air. ;) But technically, you're right.

@cretia "oublié de remplir moteur avec l'huile moteur- engine oil?"

There is no need for extra lubrication. All the running parts have been lubed. Since the engine doesn't run on prolonged periodes of time, there is no need for a reservoir of engine oil.
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0 20. davor1387 commented 8 years ago

That is some serious dedication and wonderful talent displayed.
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+7 21. browncoat commented 8 years ago

running on compressed air?
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+4 22. sux2bu commented 8 years ago

No piston rings,no exhaust visible,no engine sound....I think compressed air IS what is making it appear to run. Still very nice to see.
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-1 23. tiggfigg commented 8 years ago

Where is the water pump? Me thinks it would overheat if it was running on diesel or gas.
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+1 24. manxman commented 8 years ago

speaking as a mechanic of many years experience, it is running on compressed air or gas as there was no fuel injection or carburettor visible, no fuel tank, no ignition source(fuel injectors or spark plugs) and no exhaust gas visible.
however, what an amazing piece of work, just wish all engines were that simple to work on. i now work on bus engines and they are 6ft long and 1 tonne in weight and usally very dirty.
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+1 25. JonTaylor commented 8 years ago

This engine is not set up as a 4-stroke internal combustion engine - it is an air motor. The giveaway is in the camshaft gearing - a 4-stroke IC engine would require a 2:1 drive to the camshafts, but the engine pictured has 1:1 drive (gears same size). The "water pump" is the horizontally-opposed 2 cylinder affair mounted to the front of the timing gear cover, and in this example would be for show only. None of this diminishes the incredible, painstaking craftsmanship which went into this creation. What a beautiful machine!
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+2 26. Burimi commented 8 years ago

I enjoyed every moment of this video. what a ingenious person
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0 27. erzug commented 8 years ago

Yes, but what kind of mileage does it get?
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0 28. tiggfigg commented 8 years ago

#27:

It gets 20 meters per millilitre.
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+5 29. armandordxmx commented 8 years ago

This guy is using the cheapest screwdrivers available :D
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0 30. Malakyte commented 5 years ago

Very low CO2 emission guaranteed! :D
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-2 31. sux2bu commented 3 years ago

#30 IC engines produce carbon monoxide (co) not co2.