<VV> "Points" to ponder - HEI

JVHRoberts at aol.com JVHRoberts at aol.com
Sat Oct 29 08:42:06 EDT 2005

What makes you think those cars were running more chamber pressure?
In a message dated 10/28/2005 11:56:46 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,  
pp2 at 6007.us writes:

>In a  Corvair turbo, the combustion chamber pressures were probably  higher
>than any other production car on the world at the time they were  built.

Well, no. The contemporary R-2 and R-3 supercharged Studebaker  engines were 
setting a lot of land speed records in production trim. These  used dual 
point (R-2) and transistor ignition (R-3).



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