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roverman
Art Gertz
Winchester, CA.
(3188 posts)

Registered:
04/24/2009 11:02AM

Main British Car:
74' Jensen Healy, 79 Huff. GT 1, 74 MGB Lotus 907,2L

A 215 x Two ?
Posted by: roverman
Date: February 12, 2019 12:26PM

Where to look for any builds of 215/RV8 as a V16 ? I may inherit an unfinished project.
Thanks, art.


hoffbug
Tony Hoffer
Minnesota
(323 posts)

Registered:
10/15/2007 05:25PM

Main British Car:
Olds 215 EFI

Re: A 215 x Two ?
Posted by: hoffbug
Date: February 12, 2019 01:52PM

A friend's uncle had two mounted on a pulling tractor. His brother still has the blower manifolds and a bunch of the pieces


roverman
Art Gertz
Winchester, CA.
(3188 posts)

Registered:
04/24/2009 11:02AM

Main British Car:
74' Jensen Healy, 79 Huff. GT 1, 74 MGB Lotus 907,2L

Re: A 215 x Two ?
Posted by: roverman
Date: February 12, 2019 05:22PM

Thanks Tony, any pic's ? These will be joined/welded at the ends, with 9 mains, which shortens the package about 4-5" ?


hoffbug
Tony Hoffer
Minnesota
(323 posts)

Registered:
10/15/2007 05:25PM

Main British Car:
Olds 215 EFI

Re: A 215 x Two ?
Posted by: hoffbug
Date: February 12, 2019 06:35PM

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hoffbug
Tony Hoffer
Minnesota
(323 posts)

Registered:
10/15/2007 05:25PM

Main British Car:
Olds 215 EFI

Re: A 215 x Two ?
Posted by: hoffbug
Date: February 12, 2019 06:35PM

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hoffbug
Tony Hoffer
Minnesota
(323 posts)

Registered:
10/15/2007 05:25PM

Main British Car:
Olds 215 EFI

Re: A 215 x Two ?
Posted by: hoffbug
Date: February 12, 2019 06:37PM

Those two where his uncles..He doesn't know too much about how it was set up... The next two are another tractor.


hoffbug
Tony Hoffer
Minnesota
(323 posts)

Registered:
10/15/2007 05:25PM

Main British Car:
Olds 215 EFI

Re: A 215 x Two ?
Posted by: hoffbug
Date: February 12, 2019 06:37PM

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hoffbug
Tony Hoffer
Minnesota
(323 posts)

Registered:
10/15/2007 05:25PM

Main British Car:
Olds 215 EFI

Re: A 215 x Two ?
Posted by: hoffbug
Date: February 12, 2019 06:38PM

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roverman
Art Gertz
Winchester, CA.
(3188 posts)

Registered:
04/24/2009 11:02AM

Main British Car:
74' Jensen Healy, 79 Huff. GT 1, 74 MGB Lotus 907,2L

Re: A 215 x Two ?
Posted by: roverman
Date: February 12, 2019 06:45PM

The bees knees or a lightweight freight train. Thanks, Art


MGBV8
Carl Floyd
Kingsport, TN
(4517 posts)

Registered:
10/23/2007 11:32PM

Main British Car:
1979 MGB Buick 215

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Re: A 215 x Two ?
Posted by: MGBV8
Date: February 12, 2019 10:16PM

Like this ('cepting this is Chevy LS V12 vs Buick V16).

[www.lsxmag.com]


WandaColebo
Wanda Colebo

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03/01/2022 01:40PM

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Re: A 215 x Two ?
Posted by: WandaColebo
Date: March 01, 2022 01:41PM

@hoffbug it would be fun to see what would happen if you put all this on modern tractors. Would it make a race car? LOL. My uncle had parts like this, very old but well preserved. He sold them on eBay for good money and bought himself a great tractor from these guys [www.machinerydealer.co.uk]. And now enjoys life on his farm. Sometimes he tells me he regrets selling his Chevy LS V12, but still, there was nothing to do. A farm needs a working tractor, not old junk. Peace to all.



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roverman
Art Gertz
Winchester, CA.
(3188 posts)

Registered:
04/24/2009 11:02AM

Main British Car:
74' Jensen Healy, 79 Huff. GT 1, 74 MGB Lotus 907,2L

Re: A 215 x Two ?
Posted by: roverman
Date: March 02, 2022 04:44PM

All I need to do is semi-retire.... My build is to be (2) 4L RV8's, stress mounted,( common main girdle and rocker covers).
Splined snout of rear engine engages splines of front engine. Everything aluminum except streched T-bucket body.
Cheers, Art.


roverman
Art Gertz
Winchester, CA.
(3188 posts)

Registered:
04/24/2009 11:02AM

Main British Car:
74' Jensen Healy, 79 Huff. GT 1, 74 MGB Lotus 907,2L

Re: 4L. RV8 x Two and so it begins
Posted by: roverman
Date: January 25, 2023 02:56PM

Finally getting to it. Initially 450-500 hp. ? Complete V16 should be about 550 lbs. Projected car weight of 1,600 lbs. +/-. Not sure on dry sump pump ratio to crank speed. 100% or 50% is easiest.
Onward, Art.


DiDueColpi
Fred Key
West coast - Canada
(1367 posts)

Registered:
05/14/2010 03:06AM

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I really thought that I'd be an action figure by now!

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Re: A 215 x Two ?
Posted by: DiDueColpi
Date: January 26, 2023 01:39PM

What about Mickey Thompson style?
Two engines side by side. One canted left the other right.
They were joined by a gear drive if I remember right. Not too much wider than a regular V8.
.....Just looked it up. The car was called the monster and used 2 pontiac engines.
He did another chain driven show car earlier.
Cheers
Fred


roverman
Art Gertz
Winchester, CA.
(3188 posts)

Registered:
04/24/2009 11:02AM

Main British Car:
74' Jensen Healy, 79 Huff. GT 1, 74 MGB Lotus 907,2L

Re: A 215 x Two ?
Posted by: roverman
Date: January 26, 2023 02:04PM

Donny Johansen and family drag raced "Twin Bears", 2 sbc's in "W" canted about 22 deg. This was just enough for exhaust.
Drive output for each was flywheel teeth. LA Roadster Show had a "W" roadster. I'm looking for low CG and smooth. At a reliable 1,600 lbs, I'll need some skilled design.
Art.



BlownMGB-V8
Jim Blackwood
9406 Gunpowder Rd., Florence, KY 41042
(6470 posts)

Registered:
10/23/2007 12:59PM

Main British Car:
1971 MGB Blown,Injected,Intercooled Buick 340/AA80E/JagIRS

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Re: A 215 x Two ?
Posted by: BlownMGB-V8
Date: January 27, 2023 11:49AM

You will be pulling something off if you hit that weight.

Jim


roverman
Art Gertz
Winchester, CA.
(3188 posts)

Registered:
04/24/2009 11:02AM

Main British Car:
74' Jensen Healy, 79 Huff. GT 1, 74 MGB Lotus 907,2L

Two RV8's all in a row ?
Posted by: roverman
Date: January 30, 2023 02:56PM

Yes indeed, which is why I'm building. Silly as it sounds, frame is .125" wall x 2" x 4" alum. tube. Unthinkable except entire
powertrain is, stress mounted. Finally get to test if I learned enough at Chaffey College : "Engine and Race Car Design".
Onward, Art.


ag1234
Arthur Gertz

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Registered:
03/29/2023 08:26PM

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Re: A 215 x Two ?
Posted by: ag1234
Date: April 04, 2023 11:13AM

Update, made the mill cutter for 1.375" dia.x 10 splines. Broach for female splines is from Lenco racing trans,{same dia.}
Onward, Art.


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