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Re: Anybody fancy a Griffon for the lounge?
« Reply #2 on: March 01, 2021, 07:24:40 pm »
Only £30,000.  ;D

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Rolls-Royce-Griffon-Engine-Complete-Must-See/154341603179?hash=item23ef79f76b:g:nJMAAOSw~Q9gNBj7

What flavours does it come in, please? Does it have Wafers?  Does it come with a Spitfire?

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Re: Anybody fancy a Griffon for the lounge?
« Reply #3 on: March 02, 2021, 01:09:10 am »
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That's a BIG pile of £20 notes, not many people will accept £50s these days of course..........
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Re: Anybody fancy a Griffon for the lounge?
« Reply #4 on: March 02, 2021, 07:00:33 am »
What size car would that fit?

The back of a Transit van?

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Re: Anybody fancy a Griffon for the lounge?
« Reply #5 on: March 02, 2021, 07:31:32 am »
Didn’t say something about propellers too? That might require a flat bed truck!
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Re: Anybody fancy a Griffon for the lounge?
« Reply #6 on: March 02, 2021, 07:37:03 am »
Specifications (Griffon 65)

General characteristics

    Type: 12-cylinder supercharged liquid-cooled 60° Vee aircraft piston engine
    Bore: 6 in (152.4 mm)
    Stroke: 6.6 in (167.6 mm)
    Displacement: 2,240 in3 (36.7 L)
    Length: 81 in (2,057 mm)
    Width: 30.3 in (770 mm)
    Height: 46 in (1,168 mm)
    Dry weight: 1,980 lb (900 kg)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rolls-Royce_Griffon#Specifications_(Griffon_65)

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Re: Anybody fancy a Griffon for the lounge?
« Reply #7 on: March 02, 2021, 07:57:28 am »
You could actually fit it in a car, with some compromise. It's not bigger than the Merlin in this Rover SD1:



(you'd have to lose the supercharger, as that makes it too high)

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Re: Anybody fancy a Griffon for the lounge?
« Reply #8 on: March 02, 2021, 08:28:12 am »

The back of a Transit van?


No problem, space to spare too.  :thumbsup:

Just think of those 12 exhaust stubs sticking through the side of the van setting fire to the BMWs as you pass them.  ;D
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