Info on different aircraft motors

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Info on different aircraft motors

Post by Jacobadam » Fri Aug 10, 2012 1:07 pm

Looking at buying an airboat. I want a deckover with a sbc but ive found alot with aircraft motor or 220 pgu. Just looking for info on some of these motors like the didferent sizes and power they produce and which ones you can get more power from thanks

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Re: Info on different aircraft motors

Post by goldhunter_2 » Fri Aug 10, 2012 1:32 pm

do a search you can pretty much find any question you want to ask about the different engines.

as far as a deck over sled a aircraft/gpu motor is hard to beat when you start looking at a big barge the carmotors and gear boxes have there place. some of the main ac enignes you will find when searching for a boat are pe-60, pe-90 ,pe-90 470 or 520 conversions , pe-150 (aslo called 220 gpu) , cont io-346, lycoming 360, lycoming 320, lycoming 125
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Re: Info on different aircraft motors

Post by Jacobadam » Sat Aug 11, 2012 2:28 pm

Im looking for something a step above a 220gpu. Some thing i can add to and get more power later

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Post by goldhunter_2 » Sat Aug 11, 2012 2:51 pm

so you want to stay to a six cylinder , you can upgrade your 220gpu to a 520gpu conversion or buy a aircraft continental 520 or 550 or pick up a lycoming 540 allot just depends on your budget , good luck with your search and like before do a search on here for different motors
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Re: Info on different aircraft motors

Post by Jacobadam » Sun Aug 12, 2012 11:00 pm

Whats some opinoins on 0360 vs 220gpu

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Re: Info on different aircraft motors

Post by happy harold » Mon Aug 13, 2012 7:58 am

apples to oranges

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