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Old 09-21-2013, 06:22 PM   #15
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Default Re: ID a twin plug Flatty?

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Originally Posted by ford38v8 View Post
Shadetree, The carburetor in 51 Merc's picture appears to be tilted backward. Would this mean that it more likely was a boat engine than a plane engine?
The 'tilt' is because of the angle the picture was taken, the engine is indeed out of an aircraft, not a boat.
The same as this 1936 version of the same type aircraft.
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