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Originally Posted by DonE View Post
Here's some trivia...

I just checked our 1944 model P-51 manual and converted inches of mercury to psi. In short bursts, we can run 33 psi but max is 29 psi, but CR is 6:1. This is on a 27 liter, supercharged 1675hp motor.
Those boost figures are absolute, still a gasoline fueled engine running any significant time at 16psi has my vote. It's a significant achievement by todays standards and that was roughly 65 years ago.
Old 11-26-2007, 03:57 PM
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