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Which Lycoming models for aerobatics

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Dec 11, 2021
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Snohomish, WA
Hi Folks,

I recently and literally pulled my old Skybolt project from the rafters in my shop to restart the project after a 15 year dormancy. After completing an experimental super cub, just have to keep building. I'm sure this question has been discussed many times in the past and probably sounds like which beer would you recommend for a sunny afternoon, but I'm lost in the weeds on which 0-360 variants I should consider for my Skybolt project. I was fortunate to get a new Titan 0-370 built up for my super cub project 3 years ago, but the wait list for new engines is back-ordered beyond belief, so need to consider the used engine market which seems like a can of worms in and of itself. The two critical characteristics seems to be fuel injection and a dynafocal mount. Am I missing anything else? I'm over 60 and not planning on any competition aerobatics, just only want to have fun and wear that biplane grin. I would prefer a solid crank for a light-weight prop. Any shared wisdom would be greatly appreciated.

thanks much,

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