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Farina T 58
Anni '30



The T 58 is a single-row, radial engine for general aviation aircrafts originally designed and produced in few examples by the well known automotive Coachbuilder Stabilimenti Farina in Turin.

Technical specifications

ManufacturerS.A. Farina, Turin, Italy, 1930s
TypeT 58
Description5-cylinder radial engine, crankcase, heads and pistons made of aluminium-alloy, streel-made cylinders
Stroke142 mm
Bore120 mm
Displacement8030 cm³
Compression ratio5.4
Power140 hp at 1950 rpm, at sea level
Specific fuel consumption210 g/hp/h
Brake mean effective pressure8.1 bar
Specific power17.4 hp/litre
Valvetrain system2 overhead valves per cylinder, operated by pushrods and rocker arms
Fuel feeding systemwith one single-barrel gasoline Zenith carburetor, equipped with an inlet air pre-heating system
Ignition systemwith two spark plugs per cylinder fed by two indipendent Marelli magneto distributors
Cooling systemair-fed
Lubrication systemforced by a gear pump
Mass150 kg
Mass-to-power ratio1.1 kg/hp


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