K'Nex V8 Engine

Introduction: K'Nex V8 Engine

About: http://soundcloud.com/noiseknob/ajleece-noiseknob-n-d-e

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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    38 Comments

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    Mr._Rodgers
    Mr._Rodgers

    8 years ago on Introduction

    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
    DatKoolKid2320

    Reply 6 years ago on Introduction

    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
    Mr._Rodgers

    Reply 6 years ago on Introduction

    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
    DatKoolKid2320

    Reply 6 years ago on Introduction

    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
    tman4434

    9 years ago on Introduction

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

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    MiThewsey
    MiThewsey

    10 years ago on Introduction

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

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    ajleece
    ajleece

    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

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

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    ant ant 33
    ant ant 33

    11 years ago on Introduction

     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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    mettaurlover
    mettaurlover

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    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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    mettaurlover
    mettaurlover

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

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

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    Smasher555
    Smasher555

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

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

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    mettaurlover
    mettaurlover

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    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
    Smasher555

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

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