Holden V8 powered chainsaw

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    6.0 Liter L76 V8 Rick_VT's Avatar
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    Holden V8 powered chainsaw

    Didnt see this anywhere, thought some might find it funny


    This has to be the Lorax's worst nightmare.

    Australian lumber processing equipment specialist Whitlands Engineering has built a V8-powered chainsaw, complete with semi truck-style smokestack exhausts.

    The 253 cubic-inch engine comes from GMs Australian division, Holden, and can cut its way through a nearly two-foot wide hardwood trunk like its not even there.

    The heavy-duty trimmer is mounted on a custom wheeled rack because its obviously a little heavy to lift for anyone not named Paul, and features a 1:1 ratio right-angle drive to get power from the crank to the chain.

    Unfortunately, if you were hoping to pick one up to clear out a little overgrowth in the backyard this spring, youre out of luck.

    According to CarsGuide.com.au, its only a demonstration model and isnt destined for production, but a little lumberjack can dream.

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    Re: Holden V8 powered chainsaw

    After a hard day's work of chainsawing through some teak sequoia hybrid trees, it would be nice to relax in a rocking chair.

    I have seen the boobs. And they is us.

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