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Old 11-30-2003, 08:55 PM
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has anyone put twins on an on-road car?
Old 12-01-2003, 06:52 PM
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i havent but it would be pointless, it would way a ton and have the same top-end but lots of bottom end. i would just get one really fast motor.
Old 12-01-2003, 11:08 PM
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I heard that twin engine r/c vehicles like the new era savage 21 and the t-maxx actually work more efficiently. cause lets say your car weighs 7lbs. and an extra engine weighs 1lb so now your car weighs 8 lbs. now each engine only has to haul 4 lbs of weight each. but trucks have the space to do it i guess it's just not practical to do it in a touring car.
Old 12-02-2003, 02:05 AM
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I've done it to my MT. I sold it. The good thing about my twin engine idea is that I have one that gives good acceleration and one set for good top end. Thus good pickup and high top end. But the weight is a difficult factor to work with. But definitely draws attention

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