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Short (stroke).

Two cylinder liners. One from a 27 litre Merlin engine belonging to TA805 - The Spirit of Kent and the other from a 90 size radio controlled model.

Pound coin for scale.

 

Merlin engine:

Bore x Stroke: 5.4'' x 6.0'' or 137mm x 152mm

1700 horse power at 3000 rpm on 100 octane fuel (150 octane on later models).

 

Model engine:

Bore x Stroke: 22.7mm x 24.8mm

3.4 horse power at 15000 rpm on

20% Nitromethane 2 stroke fuel.

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Taken on November 17, 2019