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Yukon
12-07-2007, 05:49 PM
Here is an excellent article on the Allison and Merlin engines.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Allison_V-1710

Kevin Horton
12-07-2007, 09:54 PM
Here is an excellent article on the Allison and Merlin engines.
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I think you'll be happier with a Lycoming than one of these alternative engines John. They really aren't that reliable. Too complicated, and not enough service history in our application.

N258RE
12-08-2007, 11:56 AM
I think you'll be happier with a Lycoming than one of these alternative engines John. They really aren't that reliable. Too complicated, and not enough service history in our application.

he's right,
but did fail to mention there is also enough horsepower in either to tear the skin off a RV :D