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Old 01-31-2012, 07:58 AM   #1464
vtbob
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Originally Posted by simmonsk133 View Post
Someone in the German forum claimed he has recently seen the 1250 LC engine personally, without giving details about where and when.

He said the cylinders appeared being huge and they are casted to the engine casing, which is split in the center.


Doesn't this seem odd? Lunch a cylinder and lunch an engine. Doesn't sound reasonable to me. Has any other company done this?
Thanks...
This is the way automobile engines have been made for several decades now. Some use cylinder liners, some use plating i.e. nickasil i.e. BMW , Porsche etc

No big deal here. Less weight, less parts, lower cost. i.e. moving into the 20th century(i.e. the last one)
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