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Eagle '73 (USAC)

Country USA
Year 1979
Engine Meyer Drake Offenh. DT160
Engine Type L4
Cams 2
Valves/cyl 4.0000
Bore 108.700
Stroke 68.850
Capacity (cc) 2593
Power (at revs) 570 HP/9500
Torque 495 Nm/8200
Induction 1 turbo
Ignition Mallory
Fuel system Hilborn f.i.
Chassis type Aluminium monocoque
Body type single seater
Front suspension "coil, wishbone, rocker"
Rear suspension "coil, wishbone and links"
Shock absorbers Monroe
Engine position mid
Wheelbase (mm) 2590
Front track (mm) 1650
Rear track (mm) 1550
Weight (kg) 700
Drive rear
Number of gears 4
Gearbox Weisman
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) 290

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