Thread: V12 merlin
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Old February 11th 04, 05:54 PM
Chuck Harris
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Weren't there 3, V12 Packards in the PT boats? I think they were
not based on the Merlin, but certainly were similar in size and

The memory is very vague.

-Chuck Harris

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Last I heard the dash numbers used in P-51s ran about $70,000 for a


engine and a P-51 prop was about $50,000.

My question: Is there such a thing as an orphan version of the Merlin as
there are with other engines?

I've been trying to sort that out. Apparently Rover did Meteor engines for
Centurion tanks. It's a derivative of the Merlin but without the blower.

I know of one in Canada if you're interested.