They were showing something about how Lumber jacks were cutting down these huge Redwoods, Putting them on these Huge Lumber truck ... bringing them into this huge factory with gian lathes - lots of guys running around doing important stuff.
Then they took the viewer on a trip down one of the production lines. After all the work, at the end of of the line - they had whittled down the Redwood into a toothpick... the last guy was putting in the box with tweezers, one at a time.
300 #'s of billet forged aluminum * add-in 12 to 18 hours of Cad Cam processing = one 64 # block. I'm impressed.
I'd still buy one in a heartbeat... if I won the lottery. but like they say - you can't win , if you don't play.
Thats lighter than a 289/351 small-block... makes you wonder what all those gymkana, rally, road racers would think - if the ran into that engine in a Cobra? they would probably figure - "He'll take me on the straights, but I'll make it up in the turns and twistes.
Ah - No! Nope, Ain't gonna happen. he'll get spanked from start to finish.