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Cylinder count game

A few weeks ago I was doing the 'winterizing' of a few tools. I realized - this takes a whole day! Then I thought about the equipment I've acquired and (engineers tend to do these things) how many overall cylinders it encompasses.

Truck - 8
Car - 6
Vulcan - 2
Mower - 1
Tiller - 1
Kombitool - 1
Chainsaw - 1
Pressure washer - 1
Generator - 1

22 total (or 30 spark plugs to change since the truck has 16)

I just have a small suburban lot to take care of. You guys with land must have enough to shake a connecting rod at!

What's your count? Gas/Diesel/LP... all count, but it has to run.
Even more fun - total # valves, displacement, estimated HP, ...
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44 valves?

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28 spark plugs. I am a couple plugs short guys.
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Lol, kind of sucks having a big seed farm, Id probably be in the triple digits.... Yikes... I don't want to even go there. My brain just shut down and went hiding.

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Wow! The things we do in Winter when we can't use our toys.

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Truck, 8
Car 1, 8
Car 2, 6
Motorcycle 1, 4
Motorcycle 2, 2
Boat motor 1, 3
Boat motor 2, 1
Snowmobile, 2
Snowblower, 1
Snowthrower, 1
Mower, 1
Weedeater, 1
Power ice auger, 1
Generator, 1
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Total 40

Yeah, winterizing/summerizing is a project not just a task.

Edit: Adding in my GF's stuff I maintain adds four more, 44 in combined total.

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'11 Honda 750cc- 4 (2 cyl)
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'14 Mustang 3700cc- 6 (6 cyl)
?? Craftsman Riding Mower 500cc- 1 (1 cyl)
?? Leaf Blower 49cc - 1 (1 cyl)
?? Other Leaf Blower 49cc - 1 (1cyl)

19 spark plugs, 6148cc's of displacement. (Sheesh, some of you have one engine bigger than the combined displacement of everything I've got!) Not too bad I guess. Everything else is electric. Batteries have come a long way. I'm on 3 acres and I can do all of the weed eating with one battery on an electric weed eater; and have enough juice leftover to swap the battery onto my electric hedge trimmer and do the hedges.

Winterizing isn't too bad. A little seafoam in the tank of all of the lawn and garden stuff and the bikes; and everything with a battery goes on a tender. Oil changes can be a pain. Seems I've somehow managed to get everything 'synced' so they tend to all need the oil changed all at once it seems. Matter of fact, I need to change the riding mower before the season starts, and both bikes and both cars are due here shortly. 5 vehicles to change the oil in here in the next couple of weeks!

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