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Re: V-Max and other odd motors

To: "Dana" <>, "Land Speed" <>
Subject: Re: V-Max and other odd motors
From: "John Beckett" <>
Date: Tue, 30 Sep 2003 19:47:22 -0400
Hmmmm, 750 / 2 = 375 cc per cyl. x 8 = a pretty nice 3L motor. Now can we
get 3 HP per CID?

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From: "Dana" <>
To: "Land Speed" <>
Sent: Tuesday, September 30, 2003 5:21 PM
Subject: FW: V-Max and other odd motors

> I was under the impression (probably incorrectly), that 2-strokes lose
> "advantage" over 750cc or so (I know nothing about 2-strokes).
> I have no knowledge of outboards ... what size do they go up to?
> BTW ... speaking of s-smokes ... I just got my 1973 Kawi. H2
> cases/jugs/heads back from the blaster and gave them a nice bath. I
> installed the transmission train and kick-starter, bathed and
> the crankshaft and double-checked the rod runout (none! ... bearings are
> tight too), oiled it all up and dropped it in.
> Now I'm ready to put the case halves together.
> I'll sell the stock piston/pin assy's on eBay to pay for a Wiseco overbore
> set, and shop for a big-ass shoe-horn and a bucket-O-grease to squeeze the
> motor into my GS race chassis for the 2015 season (I work slowly).
> Dana
> (heading off to El Mirage on Saturday AM ... I hope I make it ... 3rd
> a charm ... "no-rain", "no-rain", "no-rain", "ohhhhhhhhmmmmmmmm")
> #890b this time

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