A car enthusiast successfully built a very small 45cc V8 model engine from scratch.

A car enthusiast successfully built a very small 45cc V8 model engine from scratch.

The engine came to life by using an old manual Bridgeport mill and a 95-year-old lathe. The tiny 45cc V8 is equipped with electronic fuel injection and boasts dual overhead cams, along with a Walbro fuel pump and a Tungsten alloy flywheel.

As you can see from this video, the engine is bolted to a workbench and its fuel lines are running to a small jar. We also notice the tubes which channel the exhaust away from the duplicated mini exhaust headers, while the engine's data is being shown on a laptop. However, the man who made it doesn't know its exact horsepower output.

Although impractical at a first glance, maybe this engine could be fitted to a miniature dragster or some other similar-sized vehicle.

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