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April 15, 2009

Wood Ferrari V12 Engine

at 2:49 pm. Filed under Complex Hacks, Insane Equipment, What Were They Thinking

 

If you want this Wood Ferrari V12 Engine masterpiece you better work fast since this Ebay auction is coming to an end in about 4 days. The 400 hours of build time sure show, hopefully when it is sold the creator can purchase a new keyboard since it is obvious that his current one has a stuck caps key.

"FERARI V12 365GTB/4 WOODEN DAYTONA MOTOR ,FULL SIZE , MADE OUT OF RARE WOODS ,ONLY 12 MADE BY BILL DIETZ IN MOSS LANDING CALIFORNIA ,THESE ENGINES WERE MADE OVER A 3 YEAR PERIOD ,USING PHOTOS AND A ACTUAL DAYTONA ENGINE , THE MOTOR WEIGHS 50 LBS IT TOOK OVER 400 HOURES PER MOTOR TO BUILD ,EACH IS SERIAL NUMBERD HIDDEN IN THE BLOCK ,THE BLOCK IS MADE OF PHILLIPPINE MAHOGANY ,THE PRESSURE PLATE AND PULLEYS OF WENGE ,THE CARBUETORS ARE TEAK WITH MAPLE VELOCITY STACKS AND THE OIL FILTERS ARE MADE FROM PADAUK ,THE STARTER AND TWIN DISTRIBUTOR CAPS ARE WALNUT WHILE THE DISTRIBUTOR ITSELF,AS WELL AS THE CAM END COVERS ,ARE MADE FROM HONDURAS MAHOGANY ,ALL THE SCREWS ,BOLTS ,AND STUDS ARE BIRCH AND THE WASTER PUMP AND INLET ARE MADE FROM HAWAIIN KOA ,THE OIL FILTER BASE IS WALNUT ,HE SPRINGS AND COILS ARE NAUTURAL WOOD CANING AND OTHER BITS ARE MADE FROM OAK."

Via: TechEBlog