Ford crate engine: A new engine for the world

Ford crate engines are no longer just for the military.The Ford crate, an engine designed to provide power for a tractor, is being used in civilian applications in both industries.Here’s what you need to know about the engine.Rotation engine Ford’s crate engine was first designed to be a rotary generator, and was then re-engineered for the commercial market.It has an […]

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How to get a boat engine in your mid-engined corvette

If you’ve ever wanted to own a boat-engine-powered Corvette, you’re in luck.That’s because Corvette enthusiast Mike Smith has just announced his plans to build a mid-engine Corvette on his home in California.Smith is building the mid-sized Corvette, which he hopes will be available as a production model by the end of 2019.He’s already received $50,000 in funding from an early […]

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What’s next for Tecumsehs engine?

By Steve McManusThe engine of Tecumseth’s TecumSeh, a hybrid car, will remain in development for another six years.The Tecumselh’s twin-turbocharged engine is among the world’s most advanced, producing over 100bhp and displacing over 3,000cc.It is now a world leader in engine design and technology, with a track record of developing high-performance engines that can outperform their rivals.Its successor, the Tecumsea, […]

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