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Inline 6 cyl. engines

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Anybody have experience out there with using a inline 6 cyl engines. Or do you know of any?

I noticed there are lots of speed parts for 6 cyl. AMC's more specifically the 4.0 liter found in the later jeeps. Stock configuration looks like they're in the 200 hp range with lots of torque. In fact it has more hp than many small block V-8's. Also I noticed that quite a few of the early biplanes used straight six cyl. engines (Fairchild 124, Fokker D-VI) Apparently the configuration is inherently balanced and is lighter than a V-8.

 

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