1/4 Scale running V8 engine

EDIT: There are a lot of comments and emails asking me about pricing and availability of these engines. I have absolutely no affiliation with them at all, nor do I know how to get one or if they are even able to purchased. If you would like more information, you will have to follow the build thread and contact the owner/builder through the forum. Thank you.

For the last scale build I featured, I mentioned how it stepped things up from the one featured previous to that. We went from a completely plastic and resin model to one with milled aluminium and brass parts. Well here we are again, in the realm of small scale building, and at the risk of sounding repetitive I’m going to tell you that this one steps it up another notch from the last one. Well, “a” notch probably doesn’t sum it up quite adequately, when we’re talking about a complete RUNNING 1/4 scale V8 with fuel injection. Make sure you see the video at the bottom of the post. Simply amazing, and I can’t wait to see the builders next project, a scale V10.

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41 Responses to “1/4 Scale running V8 engine”

  1. Pfft says:

    Bonus points if he puts this into his kids’ “Power wheels”

  2. coolguy mccollenstein says:

    second that and if he put it in a go kart or motorcyle

  3. anth says:

    How cool would that be!

  4. Timmy201 says:

    You should probably watch this video then…


  5. mark grima says:

    Hi I’m interested to buy one of those engines , where I can find to buy them pls . Hope that can be help full

  6. Ivan says:

    I would like to build a series of motorcycles myself and would like you to provide me with V8 engines, perhaps we could work something out?


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  8. Giovanni Torres says:

    Hello i have been looking for small v8 engine kits so i know how to do it in a real life scale, i was wondering if u know where i could buy a miniature v8 kit that runs on gas

  9. gary turner says:

    are there any kits for sale?…are any of the engines for sale?
    the miniatures

  10. how much is it already built

  11. Devon says:

    I want to know if you can make a hemi hallcat one

  12. Darryl says:

    just inquiring how much your mini v8 engines are thanks

  13. Ed Lovrien says:

    I have seen a few kits for sale, but they are about $8000. Not something you just buy every day.

  14. Send me the information on your small 1/4 scale running V8
    My cell is 301-991-1791 my name is
    Michael Vaters thank you

  15. Send me the information on your small 1/4 scale running V8
    My cell is 301-991-1791 my name is
    Michael Vaters thank you

  16. justin hoch says:

    I would like to know if that engine is for sale and how much.1/4 scale v8 engine.

  17. Muguz says:

    Hi i would like to buy a V8 engine to put in a small car i am building can we work something out and you should start selling them.

  18. Travis says:

    Awesome little thing where can I buy one or build one?

  19. Michael McLaughlin says:

    I am currently scratch building a 30% ski boat designed by Glen-L from the original blue prints my Dad has had since the 60’s, and have been strongly considering one of these engines. Do you currently have a price for your engine/s? Our you building to sell?? The boat is 5′ 1″ long and 25 1/4″ beam.

    Would appreciate any info on the your engine/s, otherwise I have no choice but to make this an electric RC boat.

    Thanks for your time, Mike, Goodyear, AZ 480-332-9536

  20. Advaith says:

    Pls help me to build one

  21. Mark owen says:

    Please could someone let me know where my father and I could purchase the plans to build one of these engines? We are looking for a new project.

  22. Annatjie De Beer says:

    Where can i buy or order one of these miniature engine kits to build it myself im from south africa in guateng

  23. Brian jones says:

    I’m looking into building on of these where can I get the plans

  24. dave says:

    How much would you want for one

  25. Anas says:

    How much would you want for one ????
    I’m interessed

  26. Derek says:

    I really want to buy one of this. where can i buy it?

  27. Travis Gotsch says:

    Found one engine @ ministeam.com built by comely Add to Cart
    Conley V8 Stinger 609 Engine
    Ref: COStinger609


    Supercharger as Shown in Picture $1,695

    Test Stand $1,695

    Polished Exhaust $559

    Painted Valve Cover $125

  28. […] amazing engineering skills. He must be very handy with the machine tools that he used, because to build a working small engine takes a lot more than knowing how to work with the machine. It requires precision, because if only […]

  29. samantha says:

    Hi there.

    I am looking to build a working model, can’t seem to find where I can get the kits from.

    Can anyone help me find a place where I can order the kit to build.


  30. Mike perry says:

    Are there any mini engine clubs in louisville kentucky ? I’m part of a charity car. Show and would love to have some displayed at our show for everyone to see.. Write. Me if you know of one

  31. sam says:

    hello my name is sam and i would like to buy an engine from you.
    i like a v8 or v12 it’s impossible to buy a working engine in the Netherlands.
    i hope to hear from you.


  32. Quentin says:

    If I paid you could you make me one

  33. Keith says:

    How did you cast the block

  34. Steve says:

    Is there a website that can sell me a kit , i wanna put it together by my self

  35. Brandon Oliver says:

    hello my name is brandon and i would like to buy an engine from you.
    i like a v8 it’s impossible to buy a working engine in the uk.
    i hope to hear from you.


  36. Chris says:

    I’m looking for a v8 engine for my rc sigeret boat would we be able to work something out

  37. Phillip says:

    I would like to buy 1 to build

  38. roy crook says:

    pleasure to see such skill put to making a engine like that
    i am just finishing a Bently BR2 after 10 years on/off andlooking forward to seeing it run

  39. Jason says:

    My word. That is so amazing. I found this looking for a commercially available model. I am in absolute awe of those skills and wish I was able to produce something so damn cool.

  40. Larry says:

    Why post this stuff up here if your not interested in answering folks your just a show off take the crap off the internet until you’re ready to do something with your idea and share WTF is your problem….. Just a tease.GTH outta here u suck…..

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