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Old 11-12-2017, 09:08 AM
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Subaru EG33 breaks the class speed record

On November 11, the Sport Air Race League held the last race of the 2017 season. We have been racing our Subaru SVX EG33 powered Glasair all season and have been getting faster with every race. This race we dialed in a little more RPMs, 5250 instead of our normal 5100. We kept this power setting for the entire 43 minute race. Our average speed was 261.60 MPH Ö this speed set a new class speed record, yippee!!!
I may be biased here, but I think that Subaru put a great engine in the SVX Ö too bad they stopped making them.
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Old 11-12-2017, 04:57 PM
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Re: Subaru EG33 breaks the class speed record

Congrats Russell! Well done.
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Re: Subaru EG33 breaks the class speed record

Congrats!, and thanks for posting.....I believe most here will agree that Subaru put a great engine in the SVX
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Re: Subaru EG33 breaks the class speed record

Thats awesome
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Re: Subaru EG33 breaks the class speed record

What altitude were you flying at? Turbocharged or NA?
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Old 12-11-2017, 05:07 AM
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What altitude were you flying at? Turbocharged or NA?
Racers are free to choose any altitude that wish, most of us race at 500 to 2000 AGL.
Our EG33 is naturally aspirated and of course we lose manifold pressure (vacuum) as we go higher.
We have about a dozen YouTube videos posted but I like this one because it is only 6 seconds long. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6T9xFf97E-s My wife was going to tape our flyby but she was chatting with friends and didnít hear our radio call and only got the last part of this pass.
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