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Old 10-03-2011, 04:12 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Wanna downsize?

I ran across this intriguing engine modification on a Ducati:
Ducati V-One Twin to Supercharged Single Conversion

Really, it should work on any multicylinder engine. All you would need are custom ground cams for one bank of cylinders, route the exhaust to a tank and then to the intake of the other bank of cylinders. With a minimum of custom work, you could half your displacement and maintain peak power levels. I'm thinking this could be done for a net gain in mpgs.

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