According to one Mooney Master Instructor with 100+ hours flying it, “1 of the fastest J models I've flown”. See the image of 158 knots TAS at 8.5 GPH.
Lycoming IO360-A3B6 factory remanufactured, installed January 2020. Upgraded from the original, with separated mags and roller tappets. 2,200 hour TBO and 2 year warranty (1 year on cylinders). 40 Hours total time. First 8 hours of break in with CFIs. 2 filters cut open with no metal particles. Is on regular oil now.
Paint completed in late 2016 at Hawk Aircraft Services, Zephyrhills, FL (the plane frequently receives compliments from