1944-01-01

AIRCOOLED ENGINES for Automotive Vehicles 440177

MODERN developments in aircooled aircraft engines and the experience of the Army with them in tanks that have been operated in the blistering heat of the desert have made aircooled engines for automobiles much more practicable now than they were only a few years ago.
In the final analysis, however, whether or not aircooled engines will be used in post-war cars, Mr. Ricker explains, will depend on the price of aluminum castings, for aluminum cylinders, heads, and pistons must be used in any successful aircooled automobile engine.

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