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Show me some unconventional engines 

 

Ill start you with the Commer TS3 (anyone remember Commer?). 3 cylinder 2 stroke diesel with 6 pistons and a supercharger. Amazing sounding beast  

https://youtu.be/JrAoj5Cuu68

 

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Tatra aircooled V8

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Megola. 5 cylinder side valve rotary mounted inside the wheel of a pretty funky looking bike. I can only imagine it would be a nightmare to try to lean into turns with the huge gyroscopic effect. 

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2.3 V12 Kawasaki

 

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Some really weird and wonderful stuff here- 

http://www.douglas-self.com/MUSEUM/POWER/unusualICeng/unusualICeng.htm

The best part is that some of these unconventional engines actually work...

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22 minutes ago, treks said:

Some really weird and wonderful stuff here- 

http://www.douglas-self.com/MUSEUM/POWER/unusualICeng/unusualICeng.htm

The best part is that some of these unconventional engines actually work...

Damn 1994 called and wants the website back!

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3.5 Rover V8 rebuilt as a turbo diesel by Perkins. Yes, the actual Perkins factory. 

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