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Old 07-05-2019, 03:14 PM   #1
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Saito 56 rebuilt, hot day run in


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Saito 56, new Boca Bearings, new lifters, new ICBIM gaskets, new piston ring.
Fuel=Wildcat 10% full synthetic
Plug=Taipan 4-C
Re-painted crank case during re-build.

Total fuel burn==16 oz.

Total run time about 55 minutes

Props==APC 12 x 6 max rpm==9,710
Xoar 12 x 6=====max rpm==9,830
Xoar 12 x 7=====max rpm==9,080

Xoar 12 x 7 with Turbo-header=9,210
Idle=================2,200 all props

Super compression after the run.
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Old 07-06-2019, 07:09 AM   #2
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Re: Saito 56 rebuilt, hot day run in

Those mid to high 9K numbers are pretty respectable and what I would be looking for. May not increase as the ring seats, but you may see reduced fuel burn.

Good job.

ps. Where did you get the organ pipe mounted to the carb inlet?
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Re: Saito 56 rebuilt, hot day run in

Thanks Gary, that is the stock velocity stack that used to come on the GK versions, I make my own now.
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