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Old 11-25-2012, 05:37 AM   #1360
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Originally Posted by Hughlysses View Post
^ Lots of interesting stuff in that video. The "wet" timing belt is definitely weird. Apparently the exhaust manifold is cast into the head, and it looks like the oil pump has some sort of variable volume control.
I had to watch it a couple times, but the wet belt looks like it is really a chain that got poor CGI. If you look carefully there is a second chain that drives the submerged variable displacment oil pump.

Ford has always had a thing for cast in manifolds, remember the old Falcon six?

Interesting stuff? Was looking at a new Ford Hybrid last week, water jacketed exhaust coming off the head.
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