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Video: Countach revving

Discussion in 'Lamborghini Discussion (not model specific)' started by F1racer, Dec 22, 2004.

  1. F1racer

    F1racer Karting

    Oct 5, 2003
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  3. ETW

    ETW Rookie

    Nov 3, 2003
    That's awesome! It looks really cool too. I think it's Kreisegg.
  4. Cicero

    Cicero Karting

    Jul 27, 2004
    sounds pretty cool. should it smoke like that?
  5. sportveloce

    sportveloce Karting

    Aug 31, 2003
    The Aussie section
    Love that sound. Best sounding Countach I have ever heard!

    That smoke does not look real good... rings? valves? carby tune? Nice if a Countach owner like Sir Ralph could respond?
  6. -FROG-

    -FROG- Karting

    Nov 3, 2003
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    Paul Daniels
    OMG!!!!!!!! crazy sounding!
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  8. 1975gt4don

    1975gt4don Rookie

    Nov 5, 2003
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    Smog Exempt

    Countach's frigging rule.

    I prefer pre 83.
  9. Kds

    Kds Karting

    What a sound....!!

    Cough....cough.....what's with all the smoke ?
  10. Uberpower

    Uberpower Karting

    Feb 6, 2004
    Sigma Draconis IV
    Love the flyby video!
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  12. iceburns288

    iceburns288 Rookie

    Jun 19, 2004
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    Charles M.
    I haven't seen the video, but I think from descriptions it sounds like the smoke is the engine decarbonating after not revving high enough frequently. Needs an Italian tune-up, aye!
  13. Spasso

    Spasso Karting
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    Feb 16, 2003
    Land of Slugs & Moss
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    Han Solo
    In the first video my guess is the smoking during revs is rings, possibly, worn, stuck or cracked. It's even smoking at an idle. NOT GOOD.

    Another possibility is crankcase overpressure. Even with good rings it would blow oil.

    If it was valve guides it would emit a puff at the beggining of the rev but clear up through the rest of the range.

    In the last three videos it looks like things are working the way they are supposed to. It appears the Italian tune up works.

    Wonderful sound regardless!
  14. jordan747_400

    jordan747_400 Formula 3
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    Dec 9, 2002
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    Jordan Witherspoon
  15. Ryan S.

    Ryan S. Rookie

    Mar 20, 2004
    ohhhhhhhhhh, i just hurt myself.
  16. F40

    F40 Formula Junior

    Apr 16, 2003
    I like it.
    My friend said it sounds like a turd eating leprachaun, and that the driver should learn how to drive a stick.
  17. BULL RUN

    BULL RUN Formula Junior

    Dec 18, 2004
    Too high pitched for my taste

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