Chrysler Engines 1922-1998

Chrysler Engines 1922-1998

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This book chronicles over 75 years of engine design, development, and production at Chrysler Corporation. Every production engine built by Chrysler is covered, with descriptions, pictures, specifications, and timelines provided for each. Each engine is defined in terms of its basic structure (including its cylinder bore spacing, number of main bearings, and valve operation). In addition to the specifications, the book also looks at the personalities behind the engines' development and the vehicles in which the engines were used. - Back cover.17.16 A wind-tunnel stand used for testing the XI-2220 engine, complete with the intended 1 3-ft-diameter Curtiss- Electric four-blade propeller. The ignition system consisted of two large, circular, and gear- driven Wico magnetos located at the front of the engine; high- ... a Republic Aviation P-47 Thunderbolt fighter airplane would be the most appropriate aircraft to use for flight testing of the engine.7 With this decision, contacts with Republic Aviation were established, and installationanbsp;...

Title:Chrysler Engines 1922-1998
Author:Willem L. Weertman
Publisher: - 2007


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