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Old 05 February 2004, 10:14   #1
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Project X

Interesting development at Mercury Marine

checkout www.mercurymarine.com and enter the PROJECT X window

Declassification date 12 February 2004 in Miami

I am convinced this will cause some stir in the industry


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Old 05 February 2004, 12:37   #2
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There is talk of a supercharged 4 stroke, but what ever it is lets hope it doesn't go the same way as the Blackhawk drive and the 2 speed gearbox of a couple of years ago!
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Look at the size of it though..........
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I think is a marketing ploy Have to wait and see
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Supercharging

Will Project x be a supercharged engine?, what a great idea... has it been done before?
I had a Supercharged VW Polo up until a while ago and it was awesome, 140 BHP out of a 1300 cc.... what's to stop this type of induction translating to outboards???
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QUESTION

Is it possible or can you have a 2-stroke super charged??
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| may be wrong, but I think you can
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I think is a marketing ploy Have to wait and see

Hi Manos

I would not be too sure about that , lets wait till the 12th. That is only a week away. Wonder if any of the forum members will be at the Miami Boat Show. How about you guys from across the pond. Perhaps some first hand info will enlighten us

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Andre if is not a marketing trick, it looks like is going to be an awesome engine!
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supercharged twostroke

Yes, it is possible, and here is how you do it:

http://members.shaw.ca/diesel-duck/m..._engine.01.htm

It seems it is not a new idea, the germans had a supercharged twostroke diesel aero engine in a junkers during the second world war.
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