Thread: VX lean burn
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Old 12-05-2008, 09:01 AM   #12 (permalink)
Vince-HX
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My only concern about the lean burn engine when my friend used it is that its not powerful enough..

d16y5's make 115 hp and leanburn is only activated during uber low load conditions.

After the load sensitive vtec activates 16 valve operation the engine screams pretty good and is plenty powerful enough for any kind of driving including pulling long hills with a full load and passengers.
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looking forward to seeing what kind of uber-sipper slinks out of the full race skunkworks.
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