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On Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 6:53 PM, John Knox <cj6cj8@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
I thought it was from the experimental Slant-Radial 30 cylinder tank engine designed during the Korean War.

On Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 6:24 PM, John deVries <corneliusdevries@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
I agree just like the Jag V12.  

Sent from John

On Oct 8, 2014, at 16:14, "Daniel \"SlantSixDan\" Stern" <62lancer@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:



On Friday, 3 October 2014 22:42:57 UTC-7, Doug J wrote:
I still say it's half of a V12.

It's actually the middle 6 cylinders of a Slant-16 originally designed for cars with the very, very long hoods of the 1930s. No, wait, sorry, it's actually half a Pancake-12, that is a horizontally-opposed "boxer" 12-cylinder engine originally developed for an experimental hovercraft Chrysler had to mothball in the mid-1950s because Senator Joe McCarthy threatened to denounce it as a communist plot. So they cut off six of the cylinders, rotated the remaining six _upward_ by 60 degrees from the original horizontal orientation, and voilà, a slant-6.  

;-P

\6D

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