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Old 10-30-2008, 03:03 PM   #16
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there is nowt wrong with the Sirio CL3B, it is a cracking engine at a bargain price! I've run mine at DRT, Slough and Clanfield and it didn't seem to be lacking and I've had my best results with it.....I've run OS V-Spec, RBs (WS7III, C6BB including the T version), GOs etc. The CL3B is nice and smooth and is useable power unlike some of the others! I loaned mine to a mate after his New VSpec went bang (know of at least 4 new ones that have snapped rods recently) and he was so happy with it that he's just got one!!!
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The thing that i really love about my cl3b is that it has the perfect amount of power not to much and not to little
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Old 10-30-2008, 04:45 PM   #18
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I think the reason alot of people are having Rod problems with the V-Spec is the way they break-in the motor. The pinch is so tight when the motor is new that letting the motor sit there and Idol at a super rich setting does more harm to the rod than good. I have had great luck with my V-SPEC using the heat cycle method.
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The 3b is a great engine. If treated right it will run a LONG time. Just make sure to change your air cleaner allot and break it in right. The 3 port engines get ridiculous gas mileage, and the power is very good. Radical porting is over rated. A 3 port engine will deliver smooth power, good top end, and better mileage than the 7 port variety.
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The 3b is a great engine. If treated right it will run a LONG time. Just make sure to change your air cleaner allot and break it in right. The 3 port engines get ridiculous gas mileage, and the power is very good. Radical porting is over rated. A 3 port engine will deliver smooth power, good top end, and better mileage than the 7 port variety.
+1 Great engine fast great runtime @ florida tracks lot's of big jumps & triple's & cleared them perfectly with the cl3b
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Old 10-31-2008, 06:22 AM   #21
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I'll never buy a p.O.S. again. Awesome power for about 2 gals then it needed new bearings, then awesome for another gal and snapped the crank.
I bought the serio evo2 and this thing rocks! I wasnt expecting much from a moter that was only $160, but on the tight track that I race on none pull me anywhere one the track.
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Old 12-27-2008, 11:28 AM   #22
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What glow plugs do you suggest for the CL3B? James
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Old 12-29-2008, 08:24 PM   #23
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What plug works best with a turbo head button?
(i run a BX Sti-same as Kanai series engines)
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What brand of plugs do you have available locally? There are quite a few that work well.
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Old 12-31-2008, 07:26 AM   #28
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Go 3-port and a TT 2035 is a great setup for someone on a budget, and you'll be surprised at just how nice it is.
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You coula also consider the novarossi limited edition 3 port. Very capable motor and only $150. Buy a $50 dynamite 086 pipe for it and you will be set. thats a $200 combo that will impress you. Then you can save the extra money to get ceramic bearings and a new connecting rod for it and it should last 10+ gallons. Or you could use the extra money to get it modded and have a real screamer. I personally love my os v-spec and think it is one of the most powerful engines out there but I do question longevity. I don't question it enough to not buy a speed lol. Thats next year's motor. If you decide to go with os take a look at the new mugen ninja made by os. It is basically a 5 port v-spec with a speed like coated crankshaft. I would buy the ninja over the v-spec. that $15 difference could mean alot in longevity(because of the coated crank and better con rod). Plus it is supposed to be more powerful.

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