Introduction: K'Nex V8 Engine

This is a V8 mod of Geonovast's V4. Also, see the video of it meeting it's demise.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NJe0NnZXAug
And, this is over 3 months old. I never got round to posting it.

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Mr._Rodgers made it!(author)2013-04-11

Hey does this actually work? because ive got a knex car chassis (About 3'x2') and this would make a perfect add-on. If it does work, how much power would it crank out? if it doesnt, do you know anything like this that does work?

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DatKoolKid2320 made it!(author)2015-01-03

Well, seeing as how in a real car the combustion is what creates the power so since this does not have the ability to com bust. The power output is zero, you need a motor such as a drill to make this work.

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Mr._Rodgers made it!(author)2015-01-30

Well i know that. Of course you need a drill. I want to know how much power this needs to move and how much it cuts down on torque. Also, how much power can it take before it starts to break.

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DatKoolKid2320 made it!(author)2015-02-02

Right but what you asked isn't the information you're trying to get. You asked "How much power would it crank out" meaning to me your asking how much power or (HP) it could put out by itself.

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tman4434 made it!(author)2012-03-30

the pictures to show you how to build it on the site dont show up

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MiThewsey made it!(author)2010-09-27

Please can you post an a instructable. I would really like to build this!

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ajleece made it!(author)2010-09-27

Sigh..
http://knexinnovation.net/showthread.php?585-Modular-V4

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MiThewsey made it!(author)2010-09-27

Thanks

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TheFoofinator made it!(author)2010-10-17

You ACTUALLY COMMENTED?

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koal1 made it!(author)2010-01-17

too much free time

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ajleece made it!(author)2010-01-17

Or lack there-of.

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koal1 made it!(author)2010-09-29

until its finished anyway

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ant+ant+33 made it!(author)2009-11-10

 Someone should get all knexers on this site together and make something life- size and amazing like a full size car featuring this baby for example. Someone popular who lives in a good area with millions of knex should do that it would be so cool!

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ajleece made it!(author)2009-11-10

Awesome, but unrealistic.

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mettaurlover made it!(author)2010-02-06

Actually, the best way to do this would be to have various people make different parts, then bring them all together and connect them to see what happens. For example, I know how to make a relatively stable wheel as far as k'nex goes.

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Smasher555 made it!(author)2010-07-24

Good idea.

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mettaurlover made it!(author)2010-07-24

Remember what I said earlier about acceptable time limits? That was outside them.

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Smasher555 made it!(author)2010-07-24

It's not your bussiness to tell me what I should and shouldn't do. End of discussion.

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mettaurlover made it!(author)2010-07-24

In all fairness, what I'm saying is general politeness. People don't particularly like getting mails about replies to comments old enough that they don't remember why they said it.

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Smasher555 made it!(author)2010-07-25

Whatever. BTW, I said end of discussion, so drop it.

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ant+ant+33 made it!(author)2010-02-07

 yeppp sounds good. we'd end up with a 30ft alien thing with a vivsector gun on its back, twin z35s and striker pistols on its shoulders!!!!! awwweesssoooooonmmmmeeeee

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mettaurlover made it!(author)2010-02-07

Not so much the guns, but parts like the roof, wheels, axles, doors, etc. And some of the guys with epic amounts of k'nex can make a few D-TAB's and mount them on the hood so you could fire them from the front seats...

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ant+ant+33 made it!(author)2010-02-07

 coool

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mettaurlover made it!(author)2010-02-07

That leaves the problem of moving the thing; all k'nex has in the way of motors is pathetic little things, so it'd either taker a ton of them or a much larger, not meant for knex motor.

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ant+ant+33 made it!(author)2010-02-07

 we should install a v8 engine!!! a real one with a real car chassis

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ant+ant+33 made it!(author)2010-02-07

 or, if you seen avatar, a robot thing that someone goes in and it replicates their actins

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mettaurlover made it!(author)2010-02-07

That would make a much nicer build, and have more places to add motors unobtrusively to looks.

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ant+ant+33 made it!(author)2010-02-08

 errrrr. ok? unobtrusively??? 

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Seleziona made it!(author)2009-11-22

cool!

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gerrits13 made it!(author)2009-11-16

this motor is from knex innovation .com isn't it

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ajleece made it!(author)2009-11-16

This is a V8. Not a V4. The one on KI is either Geonovast's V4 or my V8 mod.

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ajleece made it!(author)2009-10-22

Apparantly you can't see the pictures. Here.

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Killer%7ESafeCracker made it!(author)2009-10-24

Looks good

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Mr.+Muggle made it!(author)2009-10-24

that looks cool, 5*. and man you have a lot of knex

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DJ+Radio made it!(author)2009-10-22

Put pics in a comment.

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travw made it!(author)2009-10-22

I can't see the pics.

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Oblivitus made it!(author)2009-10-22

LOL!, you should add some slow-mo clips to the video.

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Killer%7ESafeCracker made it!(author)2009-10-22

I can't see the pictures man.

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