MR2 with kinner R-55 radial engine FIRST FIRE!

here she is guys, 18days to the race and she fires up for the first time. the idle speed was about 450rpms but it seems like it could go significantly lower. the experience was much more visceral in person than this video shows. I smell like oil and gasoline now.

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here it is guys, a proper race. I only managed 20 laps with it which is less than stellar but i'm calling this good enough. I'm trading the engine for a turboshaft engine and I'll work on installing that instead. I did get the "most heroic fix" award at this race. sorry i took so long to re upload this video, the first attempt had a bunch of rendering errors.

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MR2 kinner radial further testing
it's obviously running WAY rich. but there's definitely the potential there. also, it'be obvious that cooling will not be a major issue.