Saturday, September 29, 2018

Find Me A Car For: Boeing 502-7 Gas Turbine Jet Engine

Okay, this is easy. I've found a 60's era Boeing gas turbine engine on ebay and you need to find me the vehicle that it should go into.  A Prius, a Pontiac Aztec, a Tesla, a Model A -- it really doesn't matter the price or cost or value of said vehicle -- you just need to justify your decision.  Find a good home for this Boeing 502-7 Gas Turbine Jet Engine here on eBay bidding for $4,500 with a few hours to go, located in Punta Gorda, FL.


 From the seller:

This Boeing Gas Turbine Jet Engine Totally Overhauled or Refurbished

Comes with Starter, After Burner, After Burning Nozzle, Gearbox, Crossfire Tube, Jet Engine Mount

Intake Screen, Breather Filter, Oil Pressure Sender, Oil Temperature Sender, Thermocouple Probe,

New Paint and Maintenance cd.

One - Unison 9400300 - 2  Ignition Exciters, input 10 - 30 vdc,  ( Tested )      

L x H x W - 48" x 25" x 23"

Weight - 150 lb

Power / Thrust - lb / Plus more with After Burner - 265 lbs

In Crate - 200 lb, 55" x 29" x 25"   ( I reserve the right to remove this post at any time. It's on difference sites )

Questions -  (  SHIPPING $300.00 )  Lower 48 States

 Can be used in Airplane, Air Boat, car, Go Kart, etc...



What do you do with this? Comments below.

17 comments:

  1. The obvious choice: A Muntz Jet!

    Price might be a bit steep tho...

    Le Muntz Jet

    -Stan (who has a soft spot for jet powered classic convertibles)

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  2. The gas heater in my volkswagon leaves a bit to be desired.

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  3. Prius, no question! To counter those pious planet huggers.

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  4. I think a scirocco mk2 or a shelby charger would make a good home for this - minus the rear seats but who needs them when you're a pilot

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  5. Definitely a Prius! Perhaps with pinups painted on the front fenders or maybe some Rat Fink graphics.

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  6. The obvious choice would be an Oldsmobile Rocket 88.

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  7. Hudson Super Jet...1953 & 1954

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  8. I have a 70's Le Car that needs an engine. Not sure how it would work with the transmission, but I am willing to try!

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    1. Keep the Vette motor up front, then throw this is the back :P

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  10. Matra Djet?
    [image src="https://www.classicdriver.com/sites/default/files/styles/colorbox/public/cars_images/matra_djet_9.jpg" width="400px"/]

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    1. I mean, the engine is already rear-mounted -
      [image src="https://www.classicdriver.com/sites/default/files/styles/colorbox/public/cars_images/matra_djet_15.jpg" width="400px"/]

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  11. Hijet-jet?

    [image src=https://www.daihatsu-drivers.uk/files/gallery/Zeebra%203%20update%20pictures%20Dec%202008%20004_2.JPG" width=400px"/]

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    1. Holy Smokes, isn't that from the TV show Starusaki de Hatchu?!

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    2. This one gets my vote, too.

      But hey, this is not a democracy.

      What say you, Jefe?

      -Stan (who obviously has no life, checking back multiple times on a thread about sticking a jet engine in a used car...)

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    3. Winner, winner, chicken dinner!

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