Allen started with two Pratt&Whitney 1340 jugs and hand built the crankshaft , connecting rods and the motor case. He built wooden patterns and cast the Al case himself. I will try to dig up some pictures of the bike he built to fit that motor too. Five Liters = 305 and change cubic inches. *G*
I knew before I even watched the video that this was not here in the states. We just don't seem to breed that kind of imagination / skill anymore.
Economy?, Schools?, culture?. Who knows, but it's sad.