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Blown engines (not a post about supercharging)
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rwahlgren



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PostPosted: Sun Jan 24, 2010 03:19    Post subject: Reply with quote

jschauer wrote:
A radial engine case is an alunimum forging that would loose it's strength if it was welded.


Wrights use forged steel crank cases.
At least on the ones I have seen as well as in this article
http://www.468thbombgroup.org/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=sPINPiUsDfI%3D&tabid=36&mid=467
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jschauer



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Location: Justin, Texas

PostPosted: Fri Jan 29, 2010 22:29    Post subject: Reply with quote

Going through my references it appears P&W used Aluminum forged cases and CW used steel cases.
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