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Old 04-17-2012, 05:33 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by mikehallbackhoe View Post
there is no excuse for interference engines. pistons can have grooves in the piston that allows for valve clearance.
The piston top plays a big role in the distribution of the fuel/air mix throughout the cilinder.

It's easy to see there could be a conflict of interest between having a non-interference engine, and having an economical / clean one - and as always, you can expect some manufacturers to solve it better / differently than others.

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possibly planned intimidation to force you to buy replacement parts before you actually need them.
The belts have gotten better though - on my engine, it's 240.000km / 150.000 miles between replacement. I can live with that.
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