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Old 01-26-2010, 03:02 PM
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do you think that someone will take a mystic with the size of the engine bays and put 4 t-53s, baker two into one and some a10s.. and team that up to make a race boat.. if anyone has 4 million to do the project i'll take it on...
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why use 4 t-53's when you could put in 2 T-55's ?
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Who would you race? It would be another single boat class. . . . . . four turbines in anything is cool though
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do you think that someone will take a mystic with the size of the engine bays and put 4 t-53s, baker two into one and some a10s.. and team that up to make a race boat.. if anyone has 4 million to do the project i'll take it on...
Like phragle said 2-55,s the L11 version is all you need.
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correct me if i'm wrong
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t55 is 1850hp
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t53 is 1450hp

but i know the RR and GE turbines can go upto 8000+hp per unit

just a fun thought
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and when i worked for Ray i ran this boat acouple of times

http://www.turbinemarine.com/project_ATS.html
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and when i worked for Ray i ran this boat acouple of times

http://www.turbinemarine.com/project_ATS.html
always liked that boat, it was on a poker run i was on in MD last summer. You wouldnt want to see the shape its in now . . . .
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t-55's can push 3,000hp each, like Miss longlite, miss bud, and D Scotts mti did.
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correct me if i'm wrong
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t55 is 1850hp
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t53 is 1450hp

but i know the RR and GE turbines can go upto 8000+hp per unit

just a fun thought
While you may have found some with that rating, not all T-55's are that small. The T-55 L11C flat ratings is 2,800 and with the turn of a particular screw it goes over 3,000 hp.
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the
t55 is 1850hp
and
t53 is 1450hp

but i know the RR and GE turbines can go upto 8000+hp per unit

just a fun thought
t53 13b rated at 1480hp
t53 703 rated at 1800hp

t55 L7 2800hp
t55 L11 3700hp

the 53,s have 5 stages in the compressor
The t55s have 7 stages in compressor
the L11 version has a added pt turbine wheel.
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