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Eagle '73 (USAC)

Country USA
Year 1977
Engine Meyer Drake Offenhauser
Engine Type L4
Cams 2
Valves/cyl 4.0000
Bore 112.700
Stroke 67.300
Capacity (cc) 2622
Power (at revs) 831 HP/9000
Torque 678 Nm/8000
Induction 1 turbo
Ignition Mallory
Fuel system Hilborn f.i.
Chassis type Aluminium monocoque
Body type single seater
Front suspension "coil, double wishbone"
Rear suspension "coil, wishbone and links"
Shock absorbers
Engine position mid
Wheelbase (mm) 2641
Front track (mm) 1498
Rear track (mm) 1422
Weight (kg) 680
Drive rear
Number of gears 4
Gearbox Weismann
Fuel tank size (litres)
Front brake type disc
Rear brake type disc
Front rims 10 x 15
Rear rims 14 x 15
Tyres Goodyear
Front tyres 24.0/10.0-15
Rear tyres 27.0/14.0-15
Maximum speed (kph)

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