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Old 06-16-2016, 09:15 AM
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bako
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Default Flat reed valve orientation

Hello folk!
I have sv26cc engines with rear mounted walbro carburator. Both of them have flat type reed valve, which when opening are directing air mixture at the bottom of crankcase. What if I will install reed valve housing upside down, so the airfuel flow will be pointed directly to the cylinder ports?
Do I loose top end power because of that right now?
Right now the valve is mounted with bolts down. Im thinking to install it bolt up.
Here u can see the type of valve this engine has:
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s.../148000030.jpg