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The Engine That Won World War II - Jay Leno's Garage


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Old 01-11-2019, 04:55:10 PM
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the sweet merlin you can't mistake the sound...
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best sound that ever came out of a hydroplane too.
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when I was a kid, you could hear the hydroplane boats 5,6 miles away on the Detroit river for the goldcup races. as a teenager we would go watch the races with a half a million other people on booze...lol..the sound and roster tails were thru the roof...
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Default Re: The Engine That Won World War II - Jay Leno's Garage

Those are REALLY neat engines, but it could just as easily be said that the 6-71 GM Diesel won the war too. Safe to say they both played crucial roles.
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I think the 6-71 let the enemy know we were coming from five miles away!
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