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Old 03-07-2007, 01:05 PM
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Cool Check out THIS Piston!!

My boss gave me this as a paper weight...yeah right, this thing is huge!! It measures 3 1/2 inches tall (95mm), 5 inches in diameter (135mm!!)...hell, the wrist pin is 40mm!! This is from an aircraft he said but he can't recall which kind. Any Ideas Snw?



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Old 03-07-2007, 01:21 PM
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Now thats a pistion for ya. Damn thats crazy but I mean have you seen the size of the turbochargers on prop planes?!?!?!
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Old 03-07-2007, 03:28 PM
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looks like a good desktop coaster to me!
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Old 03-07-2007, 08:30 PM
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looks like my friends piston he has.... cant remember what its from. his is diff color though. however im sure a bunch of aircraft pistons look alike pretty sure his was from a p-51 though. its a hellabig piston.
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Old 03-07-2007, 10:03 PM
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thats not that big, at school, theres one that i can hardly pick up...not really but that ***** from like a locamotive or some ****....its a beast, next time i think aboot it i'll take a pix. Its like 15" wide by 12" tall.....30 pounds or so....
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Old 03-08-2007, 04:35 PM
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that things not far off a Merlin piston size (engine in P-51) they are about 5 1/2" bore.
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Old 03-08-2007, 05:02 PM
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I wish my boss could remember what it came out of. He said he use to work on airplanes a long time ago and that he got it a long time ago. I would not mind having 6 of these in my L28E...but I am afraid they would be just a hair too big for the block
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Old 03-08-2007, 05:50 PM
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Originally Posted by thxone
I wish my boss could remember what it came out of. He said he use to work on airplanes a long time ago and that he got it a long time ago. I would not mind having 6 of these in my L28E...but I am afraid they would be just a hair too big for the block
WHAT!!! 6 of those will fit no prob just need a lil boring out haha
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He's got an Andrew Dice Clay CD next to it...

Un-belee-va-ble!


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Old 03-08-2007, 06:56 PM
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Old 03-08-2007, 07:21 PM
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Ol' Mothuh Hubbard... I ****ed 'er! OH!
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Old 03-08-2007, 07:45 PM
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Wow Talk About A Change Of Topic... It Looks Like It Might Have Come Out Of A Corsair.
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Old 03-09-2007, 12:16 PM
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Little boy Blue....He needed the money ...Oh!!!!!

My boss still can't recall what plane it came from...but still, at 5" in diameter I bet it sounded cool.

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Old 03-11-2007, 03:55 PM
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Originally Posted by skittle
Wow Talk About A Change Of Topic... It Looks Like It Might Have Come Out Of A Corsair.
I just checked the specs on the R-2800...5.8in bore...

Doesnt look much like a radial piston...hmmm
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Old 03-12-2007, 08:12 AM
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Update

My boss told me he is now pretty sure this piston came from a Pratt & Whitney Radial engine...somewhere in the 1300 range if that makes since to any of you aircraft people.
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so, why is it everytime there is a pic of you that you look like the smirking smiley with the shades?????????

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Old 03-13-2007, 06:12 PM
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1300's were Wright engines...could be a PW wasp series though...

Looking looking...bore 5 3/16 "
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