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V12 From Two Toyota I6 Engines – Update 3

V12 From Two Toyota inline-six Engines

Since our last update the builder has continued working on the full tube frame, suspension, and plumbing for the two Garrett GTX-3076 turbochargers. If you haven’t been following this project, the builder took two Toyota inline-six engines and put them together to make a V12. There is a long history of manufactures building V12s this way and it is essentially the same thing Toyota did when they built their 5.0 L 1GZ-FE.

V12 From Two Toyota inline-six Engines

two Garrett GTX-3076 turbochargers being mocked up for Toyota V12

Update 4-7-2015: We have received two more photos which we have posted below.
V12 From Two Toyota I6 Engines 2

full tube chassis with mid-engine V12 made from two Toyota inline-six engines

Source: Reddit

Project Articles
For more details and photos please view the articles below.

Article LinkPublish Date
Update 12 - engine on dynoOctober 16, 2020
Update 11 - engine runningJune 25, 2018
Update 10 - first engine startupDecember 29, 2017
Update 9October 25, 2017
Update 8August 11, 2017
Update 7January 17, 2017
Update 6July 8, 2016
Update 5February 15, 2016
Update 4September 27, 2015
Update 3April 3, 2015
Update 2January 23, 2015
Update 1December 11, 2014
Original ArticleFebruary 19, 2014

4 thoughts on “V12 From Two Toyota I6 Engines – Update 3”

  1. All that crazy fab work, and he’s using a DEDION REAR?!?!?! The WTF factor there is massive. Especially after seeing the inboard-shock front double-wishbone.

    And the block, looks like he cut out the main bearing sections and welded them into a sheet box section? It looks like a 120-degree setup, which is cool (the “other” natural block angle from the 60-degree blocks used by OEMs).

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