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tuning [2016/11/02 18:46]
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tuning [2016/11/02 18:53] (current)
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 actually there is a third option, get to your nearest airfield and fill up with 100LL - it is the same leaded petrol without ethanol that these engines were designed to run on. actually there is a third option, get to your nearest airfield and fill up with 100LL - it is the same leaded petrol without ethanol that these engines were designed to run on.
  
 +==exhaust== 
 +These engines were designed to produce peak power with a particular setup. air was restricted, exhaust was baffled to produce a designed flow. opening up flow through carbs and exhausts may seem to have a logic, after all bigger has to be better doesnt it? maybe put bigger wheels on it too.. 
 +Consider restricting your exhaust to approximate the original system and you will get the power that the original designers managed to wring from this particular engine. If more air and straight through exhausts gave more they would have done it too.
  
  
tuning.txt · Last modified: 2016/11/02 18:53 by dp