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Old 01-20-2010, 03:23 AM   #10 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Frank Lee View Post
Might play games with the PCV too.
Meh. :P

What do you think about the 180* Parallel twin?

Supposedly, compared to the 360* PT of the same specs, the 180 has a flatter torque curve, which might be something to think about for a 2,000lb car that will now have less than 50HP. (The OE config only has ~90, and it's got 100,000+ miles, so probably closer to 70HP... divided by 2 and then some.)

Thoughts?
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