Model Engines of Unknown Origin
Last update: Mat 25, 2013
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The Truth Is Out There
Now try to stay focused, you can look at the pictures in a moment. They were sent in by a MEN reader from New Zealand who is the new owner of this, ummm, errr, engine. He bought it on eBay and the text following the images is exactly how the seller described it for the auction. The new owner, and the Motor Boys, would like to know what it really is, so if you happen to know, please, please drop us an email. Our NZ colleague is planning a very systematic disassembly and analysis in the near future, so we are going to hold fire on any speculation until then...
Description as it appeared on eBay
THE ONLY ONE YOU WILL SEE IN A LIFE TIME .... THE NASA (CAME FROM HOUSTON) A FLAT 4 O.S .30 ENGINES MAKES IT 1.20 OR 20 cc CHAIN DRIVEN UNDERNEATH WITH SUPPOSEDLY 2 SUPER CHARGES SYSTEM (THAT NEED TO BE FINISHED) PRODUCED BY NASA FOR THE PURPOSE OF POWERING THE FLAPS ON THE SHUTTLE (AROUND 1970'S) AS A BACKUP ONCE IT HITS EARTH ATMOSPHERE .WITH AN ELECTRIC MOTOR AND UNFINISHED ELECTRICAL PARTS AS YOU CAN SEE FROM THE DIAGRAM TO RE-START THE GLOW PLUG WHEN IT DROPS UNDER A CERTAIN RPM (READ BELOW) THE ENGINE AS YOU CAN SEE IT IS IN PERFECT NEW CONDITION TURNS FREELY WITH GRATE COMPRESSION ,,
NASA SPEND OVER 150 THOUSAND $ TO CREATE SUCH A BEAUTIFUL PIECE THIS IS A PIECE OF ART THINK OF THE TIME SPENT ON IT AND THE HARD WORK THAT WAS PUT INTO THIS PROJECT ..
NOW IT IS YOUR CHANCE TO OWN A PIECE OF HISTORY AND WORKMANSHIP THAT YOU WILL NEVER SEE AGAIN ...