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Radial: Do I hear Road Trip ?


Radial Skybolt Builder: 220.45% completed
Aug 21, 2006
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South Jersey
Well...another big step in building my Skybolt.

Just agreedon a pricefor a big ol' radial engine. It's a Jacobs R755-9. As it stands it'll put out 245 hp. With a change to the pistons, and a few other minor things, it'll be pushing out a little over 280 hp. A little bit more work with fuel injection and she's up there at 300 - 330 hp.

It was a great find. Everything except the starter is on her still. She's set up for a constant speed prop right now.

No building on Saturday. Need to take atwelve hour road trip to pick her up.

GREAT feeling having an engine for it.

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