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They sure don't build them like they used to.
Specs:
Type: 12 cylinder inverted-vee
Bore: 150 mm (5.91 in)
Stroke: 160 mm (6.30 in)
Volume: 33.9 l (2070 cu in)
Weight: 600 kg (1325 lb)
Power (601 Aa): 865 kW (1175 HP) at 2400 rpm
Continuous(Aa): 735 kW (1000 HP) at 2400 rpm




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Re: Name that engine... older German trivia edition (Lexi)

I'm gonna have to go with Rolls-Royce...
 

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Re: Name that engine... older German trivia edition (Lexi)

It's a Werkphoto™.

It's a Daimler Benz DB-600 series.
 

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Re: Name that engine... older German trivia edition (MrRoboto)

It's a Werkphoto™.

It's a Daimler Benz DB-600 series.
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I shoulda cut that part out, good eye !
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Re: Name that engine... older German trivia edition (Crazyquik)

quote:[HR][/HR]Whats the advantage of an inverse V than a standard V?[HR][/HR]​
My understanding was that the inverted V allowed for a higher crankshaft position. This allowed the usage of larger propellers with adequate ground clearance.
 

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Re: Name that engine... older German trivia edition (MrRoboto)

yup and the larger prop generates the same amount of lift at a lower RPM than a smaller prop does.
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