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Taifun Hobby Mk II

1959 Taifun Hobby Mk II

Technical Data:

Bore                         10.4 mm
Stroke                      11.5 mm
Total combustion       0.98 cc
Rpm                          11,500 rpm
Power                         0.1 Hp
Weight                      90 gram
Intake                          Front

The Taifun Hobby Mk II was more looks than power. Distributer Graupner always wanted new and better. This innovation went in the wrong direction.

Hans Hoernlein manufactured 2 different versions of this engine. The Hobby III had a different intake.


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