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  1. Specifying cam duration at .050" lift would erase...

    Specifying cam duration at .050" lift would erase about 30% of the duration on these engines.

    Our engines already turn more RPM than what would allow the utmost efficiency from the practical...
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    Some "twins" are in the same group. In any...

    Some "twins" are in the same group. In any multi-cylinder engine that only has 1 crank throw (radial or FA-182T) there will be a corresponding piston traveling in the opposite direction thus evening...
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    A single or opposed twin will have alternating...

    A single or opposed twin will have alternating crankcase positive/negative pressure that will keep moisture build-up in the crankcase to a minimum. A radial does not have those alternating pressure...
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    The magnets are set up at 51.5* to fire each...

    The magnets are set up at 51.5* to fire each cylinder on every revolution. The firing order is 1-3-5-7-2-4-6 so there is a waste spark on the exhaust stroke.

    One only needs to time #1 cylinder &...
  5. The cams would be of little benefit as our...

    The cams would be of little benefit as our engines can run at near peak HP with the correct propeller. It's not like we are trying to pull a 4000# car out of the hole and still have enough top end...
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    A properly set-up CDI/glow fuel set-up will...

    A properly set-up CDI/glow fuel set-up will improve reliability over glow ignition.
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    20% is the usual improvement for CDI/Glow fuel...

    20% is the usual improvement for CDI/Glow fuel compared to a full gas conversion.

    CDI/glow fuel over glow ignition with the same fuel is usually about 5-6%
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    Because being on "the inside" he has 1st hand...

    Because being on "the inside" he has 1st hand knowledge of just what a den of thieves insurance companies are.
  9. The higher flash point & slower flame front of...

    The higher flash point & slower flame front of methanol requires more ignition advance to get the most power/efficiency.

    8100 W/an 18 x 8 sounds about right. You may gain a little more W/some more...
  10. Yes I plan on doing a "Big Block Saito Hybrid"...

    Yes I plan on doing a "Big Block Saito Hybrid" thread that will outline all of the various geometry version W/performance tests.
  11. I have had the case machined to accept the FA-180...

    I have had the case machined to accept the FA-180 cylinder & it is bolted to my engine assembly stand on my bench. I also had an FA-180 case deck reduced by .052" so I can explore various geometry.
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    They're not actually flat are they. The big block...

    They're not actually flat are they. The big block 120 series tappets have a radius. If that radius is changed, the duration will change.
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    http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j31/PowerWagon89...

    http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j31/PowerWagon896/Private/Trump%20Understanding_zpssrnqppf6.jpg

    This guy will go down in history as a bigger BS artist than Reagan.
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    Never heard it put better!

    Never heard it put better!
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    I had a 650 BSA spit a valve head into the...

    I had a 650 BSA spit a valve head into the muffler once. It was curled up real nice. Amazingly it managed to get through the valve seat W/O touching it.

    Put in a new valve & piston & all was...
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    I ran across one in the trail on my bicycle when...

    I ran across one in the trail on my bicycle when I was pedaling across the base of Debar Mnt, in the Adirondacks. He was a scared as I was.

    If a Black Bear does attack you he is wanting to eat...
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    There are no Grizzly bears in the Smokey...

    There are no Grizzly bears in the Smokey Mountains.Black Bears yes, but no Grizzly Bears.

    You're thinking of the Rocky Mountains on the other side of the continent.
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    Unless the bearings are worn, the crank should...

    Unless the bearings are worn, the crank should not be pushed back when using an electric starter. The conrod floats on the journal & there is nothing to keep it from contacting the back plate. The...
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    Is there wear, or just evidence of the rod...

    Is there wear, or just evidence of the rod sliding across the surface?
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    And when you buy from Keleo, you are buying an...

    And when you buy from Keleo, you are buying an American made product that supports a small business. When you buy from Horizon you are most likely buying a product made in a 3rd world sweatshop and...
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    The 60W weight for warm weather is due to the...

    The 60W weight for warm weather is due to the roller rod journal & main bearings.The added resistance to flow through the the rod journal & main roller bearings aids in forcing oil to the top end....
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    I want to ride a motorcycle in the sky! Like...

    I want to ride a motorcycle in the sky!

    Like this.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QciGpLkFykI

    THIS is on my bucket list!

    http://www.bayaviationonline.com/pt-19-warbird-rides/
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    The reliability problems with Hogs are directly...

    The reliability problems with Hogs are directly related to the last guy that worked on them.
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    2 cylinders, 2 wheels & a chain. And what's up...

    2 cylinders, 2 wheels & a chain. And what's up with the stereos? I like to hear the engine!
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    [QUOTE=Dave, FormerDairyFarmer;12176018]Thanks...

    [QUOTE=Dave, FormerDairyFarmer;12176018]Thanks Dan, that's right up there near my old .80, the compression on the .65 has improved dramatically, it was kinda spongy and dead feeling even well lubed....
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