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« Reply #15 on: August 16, 2008, 04:36:00 PM »

I don't think cooling would be a problem with the Pittsburg Power engine.

 You should be over the mountain before you can get it hot. They use boost to blow the heat away and retard the timing to keep the heat down and the power up. They will do any engine mfg for you but began as a Cummins Dealer.

If you want BIG Horsepower, Pittsburg Diesel is where you go, no one else even comes close.
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« Reply #16 on: August 16, 2008, 05:54:14 PM »

Pratt and Whitney!
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« Reply #17 on: August 18, 2008, 01:04:30 PM »

16V92 Quad Turbo
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« Reply #18 on: August 18, 2008, 01:25:36 PM »

I would love to take my 1974 Crown Super Coach to Bonneville to set a Bus Conversions land speed record, but unfortunately I sold the Crown.  Oh well.  But....I'm already looking for another.

Also I lack the $100K or sooss it would take to buy and install the formentioned "Pittsburg Fuel Injection Special" Cummins Big Cam 2 along with all the other reqired stuff to go 125 mph anyway.

Right now, like alot of other people, I am hunkering down and trying to spend as little $money$ as possible.  Yeah, wish me luck.  He he he.  Plus, someone else would just go faster.  Smiley Smiley Smiley
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« Reply #19 on: August 18, 2008, 03:08:43 PM »

Remember Tommy Ivo's  dragster years back that had 4 V-8's Buick engines.  With a little engineering and a truly wonky transmission you could do the same thing in a bus. 4 Series 60's should work.
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« Reply #20 on: August 18, 2008, 03:50:45 PM »

I love my 892 and wouldn't trade it for anything in the world. All the power I need and a tad to spare Grin
But you gotta love the idea of unlimited resources hehe
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« Reply #21 on: August 18, 2008, 04:29:58 PM »

All great Ideas especially liked by myself was the 16V92DD,hey if 6 is bitchin lets add 10 more .When it comes to power to weight ratio I would like to experiment with the M-1 Abrahms engine (AGT1500)1500HP,un governed it can propell the M-1 (68 TONS combat loaded)Abrahms well over 100mph.Unfortunate for the military that the are having trouble developing a track system that can hold together at that speed.There are how ever tires that can exeed that speed admirably.only set back I can for see are the insurance claims for melting the front end of the cars that love to tale gate your bumper at hiway speeds (YEH THAT'S RIGHT SUCKKA JUST A LITTLE CLOSER)in traffic ,just think you won't have to tote ya grill with ya,could cook the meal on the 1100 degree exhaust.winter start ups would be a thing of the past hit the go button and away you go.
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« Reply #22 on: August 18, 2008, 05:03:13 PM »

The nicest installation I ever saw was in a customers yacht. It had three DD24V149's in it. I do not remember the hp. Each engine consisted of three 8V149's coupled together as I recall.

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« Reply #23 on: August 18, 2008, 05:54:20 PM »

Richard, that would be a V20 149 2300 hp they came in V8 -V12-V16-V20 fwiw
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« Reply #24 on: August 19, 2008, 06:25:34 AM »

Richard, that would be a V20 149 2300 hp they came in V8 -V12-V16-V20 fwiw

I can't imagine the fuel burn per hour on that HP motor! 
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« Reply #25 on: August 19, 2008, 06:32:48 AM »

Richard, that would be a V20 149 2300 hp they came in V8 -V12-V16-V20 fwiw

The yacht belonged to Roger Penske and he had these engines installed when he bought the yacht and he still owned DD. They had to cut out the side of the yacht to install these monsters.  I am fairly certain they were V-24's. Either three V8's or two V12's coupled together in line.

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« Reply #26 on: August 19, 2008, 01:52:55 PM »

Was the name of the yacht the "Detroit Eagle" or "Detroit Princess"?  or something like that?  If memory serves (which is always wrong!) didn't that boat have four (4) 16V149TI's?  Pumped WAY up!  Anyway, 50kts at light load and could cross the Atlantic at 20 kts.  Wow!!!  Wish I was that rich.  He he he.  Smiley Smiley Smiley
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« Reply #27 on: August 19, 2008, 01:58:43 PM »

Why, who do you want to visit in across the Atlantic in your yacht?
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« Reply #28 on: August 19, 2008, 02:35:39 PM »

Dunno.  And I get really seasick while still standing on the dock!  Smiley Smiley Smiley
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« Reply #29 on: August 19, 2008, 02:49:10 PM »

Yuse guys crack me up!!!! Grin Grin Grin Roll Eyes
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