November 1998 Issue

GAMIs For Lycs

Not quite a Jekyl-Hyde transformation, perhaps, but improved injection nozzles make a noticeable difference.

When we reported on the improved fuel injection nozzles made by General Aviation Modifications two years ago, we got a steady trickle of testimonial letters affirming that, yes indeed, these devices work as claimed.

But also some complaints: Why no nozzles for Lycomings? The simple answer is that GAMI is a small company and couldn’t get around to the R&D work until about a year ago. (Besides, GAMI figured Lycoming engines wouldn’t benefit as much from improved nozzles, a notion that turns out to be correct by degree.)

In any case, GAMI is now delivering improved nozzles for most Lycoming engines. These range in price from $699 for normally aspirated four-cylinder engines, $899 for tur...

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