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Old 10-05-2014, 04:26 PM
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Default R Series 360 from Titan

I wanted to update ya'll on status of our R Series Engines. This weekend I have been finishing the last few items on our R360 so we can get it into our ASTM certification program. 150-200 hours of abuse with all production parts that we are finally getting in. Good thing because I have now 15 R Series engine customers that have put down deposits to be the first to get one of these engines. R360, R409, and R540's will start shipping by end of year.

This bottom photo shows that new light weight oil sump and aluminum induction sump with tuned carbon induction tubes. Airflow Performance has produced this new AFP150 servo that weight just 4.4lbs. The valve you see is a pop-valve ensures any backfires won't damage sump...


Here you see the carbon inner baffle. I used this same technique for the R409 I raced at Reno it worked great and after 100hours of operation found them to hold up perfectly.


The only modification need to install a stock Van's aluminum airbox is the rear of Cylinder #4. A simple carbon decal layup makes quick work out of preparing to modify the LH rear panel and keeping cooling air close to the #4 cylinder. I'll create thread about the airbox I have learned to make it work.


The top of the engine looks pretty traditional with fuel injection lines, but again carbon inner baffles do a great job keeping cooling air in between the fins and are lightweight and sturdy. Notice the ECi magnesium accessory case with built-in 90 degree oil-filter. This was designe to make more room on the rear of the engine and reduce weight for the Carbon Cub. I love this part. it really cleans up the rear of the engine.
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Old 10-05-2014, 04:39 PM
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Kevin, lookin good
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Old 10-05-2014, 05:28 PM
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What ignition system do you plan?
Will P-mags be an option?

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Old 10-05-2014, 05:54 PM
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What ignition system do you plan?
Will P-mags be an option?

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Where would you mount them??

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Old 10-05-2014, 06:11 PM
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I can see dual lightspeeds on this engine
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Old 10-05-2014, 06:28 PM
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My guess is dual EFII
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Old 10-05-2014, 09:37 PM
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What ignition system do you plan?
Will P-mags be an option?

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Lightspeed or EFii do not require gears and extra weight of aluminum accessory case ...
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Old 10-05-2014, 11:21 PM
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I've given up dealing with Klaus... maybe Electroair would be another option.
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Old 10-06-2014, 06:18 AM
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I've given up dealing with Klaus... maybe Electroair would be another option.
You should take a good look at EFii as alternative. You can purchase just the ignition.
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Old 10-06-2014, 06:20 AM
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To be clear, you can put p-mag on any of our engines, just need stock accessory case and gear set. Total penalty 5 lbs.
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