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PostPost by: pauljones » Mon May 21, 2018 4:33 pm

Interestingly my twink was done up in rugby. RBS. Previous owner. I have the papers somewhere. Not bad as in ten years of ownership ive had nothing really go wrong with it.
Kick the tyres and light them fires...!!!!!!!
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PostPost by: rgh0 » Tue May 22, 2018 11:55 am

The high compression pressure indicates either a mistimed inlet cam or heavily shaved head or block in most circumstances i believe. Possibly its deliberate with different rods and pistons but unlikely as most engines using this high a static compression ratio to get that sort of compression pressure at crank speed have longer duration cams that lower the compression pressure at crank speeds.

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