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Old 03-06-2007, 11:33 PM   #51
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Default Re: Not as complex as you'd think & Easy to maintain.

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Old 03-07-2007, 02:51 AM   #52
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There's already a tire gauge in the toolkit. And you're exactly right.
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Old 03-07-2007, 05:45 AM   #53
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Default Re: Kawasaki Concours 14 with Variable Valve Timing!

NIIIIIIIIIIIICE.....

Looks like its time to ditch the Harleys and go Asian (again).

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Old 03-07-2007, 06:23 AM   #54
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I gotta agree with you there. However, although I knew those valves were gonna be in spec. every time I checked, I still had to check. What an ass pain.
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Old 03-07-2007, 07:57 AM   #55
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Don't you have a job to do?



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Old 03-07-2007, 08:16 AM   #56
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I'm still waiting for an explanation of why variable valve timing is something that is so desirable in the first place. Or is it just technology for technology's sake?
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Old 03-07-2007, 08:34 AM   #57
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Careful now, correcting mis-conceptions on MO is a full time job. You've done that.
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Old 03-07-2007, 08:36 AM   #58
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Will this be on the test ?
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Old 03-07-2007, 09:41 AM   #59
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Look at the motor in the Mustang. The 4.6L v-8. 300 HP and 320 ft-lbs on pump gas (87) from a 281 c.i. engine. The peak #'s are not the relevant part, but the fact that this little bitty motor starts pulling at 2000 RPM, torque peaks at 4500, and peak HP is at 5500, just before redline. It makes a big, huge, broad, Fat A$$ed torque curve. Acts like a much bigger motor.



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Old 03-07-2007, 10:41 AM   #60
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True, but I don't get paid for it. I'm that generous!
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