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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by motorhead748, May 16, 2007.

  1. motorhead748
    Joined: Apr 23, 2007
    Posts: 70

    motorhead748
    Member

    In gearhead speak, if you can count your worth to the world by the number of cylinders you own or support, where do you stand. running or not as long as it`s internal combustion add them up. my total is 147 by
     
  2. HemiRambler
    Joined: Aug 26, 2005
    Posts: 4,207

    HemiRambler
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    No idea, but my garage is bigger than my house. Not a pole barn - I can only dream about THAT
     
  3. Arizona Geezer
    Joined: Oct 18, 2005
    Posts: 499

    Arizona Geezer
    Member

    I'm cylinder challenged, only 8 V8's and one 4 cyl, for 68 total. I'm shop challenged too, I guess. House is 2128 sq ft, but the shop, the garage and the shed only total 2120 sq ft. I feel so underprivileged.
     
  4. Pete1930
    Joined: May 5, 2006
    Posts: 322

    Pete1930
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    from Boston

    I'm only at 56.

    I've got 24 in flathead Ford, 6 in British sportscar, 8 in chevy smallblock, 12 in jeep inline 6's, 4 in japanese daily-driver, and a couple between lawn tractor and the snowblower.

    Never added them up before - that was pretty cool.

    Pete
     

  5. RacerRick
    Joined: May 16, 2005
    Posts: 2,753

    RacerRick
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    Running cylinders in cars = 36

    Plus several engines that are waiting to be swapped - so another 24

    I feel deprived.
     
  6. 6inarow
    Joined: Jan 24, 2007
    Posts: 2,299

    6inarow
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    Geez, I'm the bottom of the barrel: running is 22 cylinders. but I have 8 - 6 bangers ready to hop up. Anybody need a 235 for their project???
     
  7. 50 running 144 total....
    Hmmm.... 3 garages, and a semi trailer.... all have parts.... Might have missed something... I guess its 144 total... maybe more, 144 for sure.
    fun little exercise.
     
  8. Fidget
    Joined: Sep 10, 2004
    Posts: 1,011

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  9. 47 Ford Panel
    Joined: Aug 10, 2006
    Posts: 60

    47 Ford Panel
    Member

    Still married with 2 kids in school . . . I'm hanging in there with 22 cylinders running.
    47 Ford Panel
     
  10. Big Tony
    Joined: Mar 29, 2006
    Posts: 3,589

    Big Tony
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    I'm way off the pace here with only here only 16... 2 six's and 2 bikes... hopefully soon to start on sbc motor for a 29 to 33 sedan or coupe
     
  11. fiat128
    Joined: Jun 26, 2006
    Posts: 1,427

    fiat128
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    from El Paso TX

    That's a funny way to look at that.

    In cars I have 104, counting engines in my "engine rack" and all lawn mowers, weedeaters & chainsaws (I live in the desert, why do I have 4 lawnmowers & 3 chainsaws???) I have another 32

    136 total.
     
  12. 29ZZ4FORD
    Joined: Aug 2, 2006
    Posts: 61

    29ZZ4FORD
    Member
    from NWFLA

    Looks like 56 in runners. Few more kickin around.
     
  13. touchdowntodd
    Joined: Jan 15, 2005
    Posts: 4,068

    touchdowntodd
    Member

    shit im screwed... i have 12 hahaha.. daily 4 banger and my hot rod motor... just sold all my bikes off and everytrhing so im at the bottom!!!!

    someone give me a couple rocket motors STAT so i can catch up!
     
  14. RodLand
    Joined: Dec 19, 2005
    Posts: 369

    RodLand
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    108, just off the top of my head. Sold 2 yesterday.
     
  15. Wesley
    Joined: Aug 12, 2006
    Posts: 1,670

    Wesley
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    between my cars, motorcycles and lawn "tools"I have 56 and they all run. If you add all the stuff I support at work it adds another 232 for a total of 288
     
  16. B-Man
    Joined: Jul 17, 2006
    Posts: 125

    B-Man
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    40 in non running flatties, 24 in running ford V8's, 2 GM's, 8 in bikes, and 7 in various other engines. So, that makes 113. Various means 2 chainsaws, 2 weedeaters, and 3 mowers. I was 4 cyl. more last week. Now who's going to step up with a total displacement on those cylinders?


    I just had to figure it up. Without the lawn equipment, I have 3484 cu. in.
     
  17. 280...and I'm sure I left out a few.
     
  18. Lobucrod
    Joined: Mar 22, 2006
    Posts: 4,122

    Lobucrod
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    from Texas

    including 5 offsprings cars that I'm still "SUPPORTING" im up to 116. oops, forgot about the weedeater, 117
     
  19. rixrex
    Joined: Jun 25, 2006
    Posts: 1,433

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    I'll tell you exactly how bad I have it..I recently sold a piece of property 80 miles away where I have all my stuff stashed, my contract says I have six months to move all my stuff, about 25 cars and a mountain of parts..So, what was the first thing I did? I went out and bought another car of course! it is a 48 Cadillac sedanette about 20 miles away..Well, the first thing I did was some overhaul work on my truck and trailer, I'm not completely insane..Sally and I own about 40 cars (they own us) and we are always about one step ahead of the neighborhood nazis and of course are friendly with the local Sheriff who is a rodder with an old El Camino..so,counting bikes,lawnmowers, etc. thats about 350 cyls. prolly totalling 200 h.p.:D
     
  20. BigRed390
    Joined: Mar 21, 2007
    Posts: 484

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    12.:mad: Just recently got into this hot rod thing. Got my 390 and a 4 cyl in the honda daily beater.

    I am very thankful, however, that I didn't end up saying 8. (Former rice fan, if you will. Then again, I wouldn't have been here to respond at all if I had two hondas, now would I?):D
     
  21. Goztrider
    Joined: Feb 17, 2007
    Posts: 3,066

    Goztrider
    Member
    from Tulsa, OK

    Total count, right now, 36
     
  22. 1LIFE2LIVE
    Joined: Oct 20, 2006
    Posts: 422

    1LIFE2LIVE
    Member

    i have figured it to be around 187 with all the tractors and cars and dirtbikes. iwould say only 20 or so arent running. just think if you could put all that power in one engine. now that would be a fun ride!
     
  23. bigken
    Joined: Jul 7, 2005
    Posts: 2,788

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    Too funny, I love some folks perspectives................
    Currently have 40, 16 are in the dailys, and 24 are project motors.....
    And one 2-stroke chainsaw.......
     
  24. Tin Can
    Joined: Nov 18, 2005
    Posts: 2,096

    Tin Can
    Member

    I feel like such a slacker 8 inline in the buick, 5 inline in my truck an a lawn mower. so my number is only 14. Still havent picked up the 8 for my tudor so my numbers will go up soon.
     
  25. Junkyard Jan
    Joined: Jan 7, 2005
    Posts: 739

    Junkyard Jan
    Member Emeritus

    Lessee..... I've got 40 cylinders in runners, 54 in stored mills , a too small 30X30 garage here at home, a 35x40 dry storage pole building 10 miles from here that I rent for $50 a month...;) .

    Guess I *do* got it.....:D
     
  26. david4991
    Joined: Feb 1, 2006
    Posts: 105

    david4991
    Member
    from Louisiana

    8 in Flathead cylinders, 6 in Ford Inline cylinders, and 6 in my daily driver S10. May not be as much as most on here, but as long as the count stays above my age, I'll be happy :D
     
  27. back seat betty
    Joined: May 10, 2006
    Posts: 73

    back seat betty
    BANNED

    Seems to be 112> working on an addition to my barn as we speek, no wonder I am broke$ pass the schlitz%#!@#
    BSB
     
  28. I think it would be 123....54 in running cars, 48 in V8 motors sitting around, 14 in tractors, lawn mowers, weed eaters, four wheeler, scooter, power washer, etc.

    No wonder I can't seem to stay caught up.
     
  29. beetlejuice55
    Joined: Feb 18, 2007
    Posts: 738

    beetlejuice55
    Member

    i'm at 26.
    v-8 in my 55, v-6 in my van, 4 cyl. in my cavalier, 2cyl in my 66 triumph, 2 cyl in my tractor, one cyl. in my pushmower, one cyl in my weed eater, one cyl in my chain saw and one cyl. in my old 74 kawasaki enduro. all are running...none in the non running state.
     
  30. 50Fraud
    Joined: May 6, 2001
    Posts: 9,819

    50Fraud
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    48 running + 8 not. The "nots" are all in gas-engined tether racers (toys).
     

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