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Wo ist die Rennstrecke?
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In our P-51D, we can run 4.5 bar on a 6.0:1 V12 Merlin, WOT on take off. Currently, we have it max 3 bar to extend the life of the motor. The difference it 1750 hp vs 1400. The air fuel ratio is close to 10:1 and EGTs are around 1650 - 1700. On climb or WOT maneuvers, you better have the radiator exposed to the air or you will burn the motor in a very short amount of time. Minimum octane fuel is 100 low lead - 130 would be better.
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