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Warner R-500 Super Scarab

The Engine Specifications
Introduced in 1933, the SS50 Super Scarab was a higher output version of the original Scarab with the cylinder bore increased to 4.625 inches.  The U.S. military designation for the SS50 was the R-500
Radial piston engine
Seven cylinders
Displacement: 499 cubic inches (8.2 liters)
Bore x stroke: 4 5/8 x 4 1/4 inches
Models Used by
R-500-1: 165 hp (123 kW)
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