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  Topic: Wright R-2600
ckuhns

Replies: 93
Views: 79392

PostForum: Collections/Restorations - General   Posted: Tue Oct 10, 2017 08:04   Subject: Wright R-2600
This engine is now for sale

https://www.barnstormers.com/cat.php?mode=search
  Topic: R-3350-CA-2 for the YB-29J
ckuhns

Replies: 2
Views: 1445

PostForum: Wright Engines   Posted: Thu May 19, 2016 16:09   Subject: R-3350 exhaust
I am no expert on Wright engines but if the Prcusan Dreamboat was powered by the engines named [R-3350-23A] that engine would be a BA
series. BA series engines had their front row cylinder exhaust f ...
  Topic: Wright 1820, Wright 3450 and Pratt & Whitney Double Wasp
ckuhns

Replies: 1
Views: 1160

PostForum: Wright Engines   Posted: Tue Feb 02, 2016 19:05   Subject: Wright 1820, Wright 3450 and Pratt & Whitney Double Wasp
You have provided one clue. Sounds like the Wrights have low tension ignition systems. I believe most R-3350's built after the war had that ignition system. The last series of 1820's the HE series use ...
  Topic: Manfacturer of post war R-3350s ?
ckuhns

Replies: 3
Views: 6330

PostForum: Wright Engines   Posted: Wed Jun 10, 2015 09:52   Subject: Chevrolet manfactured R-3350's
Thanks to the AEHS reference section more information can be added on this subject. 1696 R-3350-26WA's were made between 1952 and 1954 by Chevrolet. This engine was used in the Douglas Skyraider. Betw ...
  Topic: ASh-62
ckuhns

Replies: 4
Views: 3628

PostForum: Collections/Restorations - General   Posted: Tue Jan 06, 2015 17:52   Subject: ASh-62
That ASH-62 looks a lot like a Wright R-1820-G100 series. Carl

http://www.enginehistory.org/members/images/C&WImages/170WrightGR-1820-G100.jpg
  Topic: Engine Data plates
ckuhns

Replies: 2
Views: 3427

PostForum: Wants   Posted: Sun Nov 30, 2014 17:38   Subject: engine data plates
PM sent
  Topic: two stage V-1710
ckuhns

Replies: 5
Views: 6808

PostForum: Allison Engines   Posted: Fri Jul 18, 2014 19:51   Subject: Re: Allison V-1710 G6
The Allison Branch of the Rolls-Royce Heritage Trust in Indianapolis, Indiana has on display a V-1710 G6

http://www.rolls-royce.com/about/ourstory/heritage_trust/support/branches/indianapolis_bran ...
  Topic: Wright R-2600
ckuhns

Replies: 93
Views: 79392

PostForum: Collections/Restorations - General   Posted: Wed Apr 16, 2014 07:43   Subject: Wright R-2600
Great photos and write up on your R-2600 restoration. I look foward to each new post. I noticed a BSA and Norton motorcycle in your shop. Do you restore old english motorcycles? Many years ago before ...
  Topic: military use
ckuhns

Replies: 2
Views: 3921

PostForum: Non-Technical Discussion   Posted: Tue Feb 11, 2014 19:25   Subject: military use
Jerry, Yes you are correct no R-2600s were made after 1945. R-2600s were made in two Wright Aeronautical plants, Paterson, NJ and Lockland Ohio a Cincinnati suburb. There was no licensed production of ...
  Topic: Engine Data plates
ckuhns

Replies: 2
Views: 3427

PostForum: Wants   Posted: Tue Dec 10, 2013 10:00   Subject: Engine Data plates
I enjoy collecting aircraft engine data plates especially ones from Wright Aeronautical Corp and their licensees. I have a few P&W ones to trade or sell. R-1830-43,Double Wasp CB16,R-2800-CA18 a ...
  Topic: Chrysler Aircraft Engines, by Kimble D. McCutcheon
ckuhns

Replies: 8
Views: 7918

PostForum: Book, Mags, Films, Recordings, Reference   Posted: Fri Jan 11, 2013 18:27   Subject: Chrysler Aircraft Engines, by Kimble D. McCutcheon
Thanks Kim, You have answered my question Carl
  Topic: Chrysler Aircraft Engines, by Kimble D. McCutcheon
ckuhns

Replies: 8
Views: 7918

PostForum: Book, Mags, Films, Recordings, Reference   Posted: Tue Jan 08, 2013 17:34   Subject: Fuel air mixture
Kim, Thanks for your reply. What would that be in whole numbers? I was thinking the idea air/fuel mixture was 14.7 /1. Any number below 14.7 was a rich mixture and a mixture like 15.5/1 was a lean one ...
  Topic: Chrysler Aircraft Engines, by Kimble D. McCutcheon
ckuhns

Replies: 8
Views: 7918

PostForum: Book, Mags, Films, Recordings, Reference   Posted: Sun Jan 06, 2013 19:52   Subject: specific fuel consumption
Question about the SFC of the XL-2220. On page 114 several SFCs of .09 lb/hp/hr, .105lb/hp/hr and .093lb/hp/hr are listed. I beleive the Wright Turb compound was one of the most efficent gasoline engi ...
  Topic: Help with a Wright 3350 Compound turbo engine.
ckuhns

Replies: 4
Views: 4831

PostForum: Wright Engines   Posted: Mon Jan 23, 2012 07:44   Subject: Help with a Wright 3350 Compound turbo engine.
Here is an ebay listing for a cylinder base nut wrench.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/CURTISS-WRIGHT-RADIAL-ENGINE-CYLINDER-BASE-NUT-WRENCH-/110813040879?hash=item19ccf8d0ef&item=110813040879&pt=M ...
  Topic: Help with a Wright 3350 Compound turbo engine.
ckuhns

Replies: 4
Views: 4831

PostForum: Wright Engines   Posted: Sun Jan 22, 2012 07:58   Subject: Help with a Wright 3350 Compound turbo engine.
Andrew,On ebay here is listed a P&W and Wright crank shaft turning tool. I do not know if it the proper one for a TC18.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Pratt-and-Whitney-Wright-Radial-engine-crankshaft-w ...
 
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