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DLE-55RA Rear Exhaust Gas Engine w/EI & Muffler

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DLE-55RA Rear Exhaust Gas Engine w/EI & Muffler

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  • DLE-55RA Rear Exhaust Gas Engine w/EI & Muffler

    This is the DLE 55-RA Gasoline Engine with Electronic Ignition.


    High performance in a compact package
    Rear exhaust for the perfect tuned pipe setup
    Pitts style aluminum muffler
    Newly designed piston with re-engineered skirt for less piston
    weight resulting in such advantages as awesome throttle response,
    more power and longer engine life
    Electronic ignition is the no-hassle answer to simpler starts,
    higher performance and minimal RF noise
    Producing 100 more rpm than the DLE50, the DLE 55-RA comes with
    engine standoffs, electronic ignition, spark plug and muffler
    Two year limited warranty through Hobby Services beginning at date
    of purchase


    DLE 55-RA Gasoline Engine
    Electronic Ignition
    Pitts Muffler
    DLE CM6 Spark Plug
    Four Engine Standoffs with Mounting Hardware
    Integrated Choke Rod Guide
    Rear-mounted Carb
    Instruction Manual


    Gasoline with at least 87 octane rating
    2-cycle oil, mix ratio for this engine is 30 parts gas to one part
    oil and must be followed exactly for warranty consideration
    and optimum performance
    4.8 - 12V battery for ignition
    (separate receiver style pack can be used) (LiPo & LiFe requires
    voltage regulator)
    Propeller and field equipment


    Displacement: 55.6 cc (3.39 cu in)
    Bore: 1.76 in (45 mm)
    Stroke: 1.37" (35mm)
    Compression Ratio: 7.6:1
    Static Thrust: 14.5kg Pulling Force/100 meters altitude
    12.8kg Pulling Force/1,800 meters altitude
    Gasoline/Oil Mixture: 30:1
    Gasoline Octane Rating: 87
    Recommended Propellers: 22x8, 22x10, 23x8, 23x10
    Weight, engine: 3.74 lb (1.33kg)
    Weight, muffler: 3.17 oz (90 g)
    Weight, ignition module: 5.11 oz (145 g)
    Output: 5.5 hp @ 8,500 RPM
    Carburetor Adjustments;
    Low Speed Needle: 1.5 turns out as a starting point, adjust for a
    smooth idle and a reliable transition to high throttle
    High Speed Needle: 1.5 turns out from closed, adjust needle to peak
    RPM, if engine slows or dies at full throttle, the high-speed
    mixture is likely too lean
    Muffler Dimensions: 3.8 x 2.6 x 1.2" (97 x 66 x 31mm)
    Muffler Exhaust Outlet Diameter: 0.79" (20mm)
    Muffler Exhaust Outlet Length: 0.79" (20mm)
    Distance Between Mounting Hole Centers Same Side: 2.6" (67mm)
    Distance Between Mounting Hole Centers Opposite Side: 3.5" (90mm)
    Height from bottom/Crankcase to top of Cylinder Head: 5.9" (150mm)
    Width of Cylinder Head: 3.1" (80mm)
    Distance Between Muffler Mounting Hole Centers: 1.7" (43mm)
    Crankshaft Thread: 5mm/.8 pitch course thread


    To avoid permanent damage to the electronic ignition system, NEVER
    turn your DLE engine over with the system switched on and the plug
    not installed.

    Order DLEQ0551 if a Propeller Drill Guide is needed

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