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Old 01-11-2009, 06:31 PM   #16
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I race a tight indoor track and this is the most popular motor there. Great mileage with plenty of bottom, mid and decent top end power. A couple of guys had to replace the front bearing because of leaking but other than that I've heard nothing bad.
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Old 01-25-2009, 08:08 AM   #17
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i wouldnt trade my s5 l2g w/turbo button for nothing. i get about 12 minute runtimes w/086 and the thing keeps up w/everything. 4 the extra dough id go s5 no doubt..if you want to save $ which you spoke of, but then said youd get a new pipe as well then the s3 be ok. but you get the s5 and use one of the pipes you already have youll be pleased gauranteed
Hey 8&stuff, which 086 are you using, Dynamite, OFNA, etc? Was thinking about buying one of these engines and already have Dynamite 053 and 086 pipes I have been using on a Sportwerks .21 V2. That's some pretty impressive fuel economy you're getting. Also what restrictor are you using? Thanks for any info. I like the Sportwerks, it just doesn't get any fuel mileage.
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You will be fine with that pipe. It's not going to cost you any races. Pipes are not 1 size fits all tracks. You may want to run 1 pipe to gain more bottom on a short track. You may want to run another pipe to gain more top end on long track. Pipes are a tuning tool as much as tires are. Run what you got and if you run across a 2045 at a great price get it. It will be another tool in your arsenal.
+1 on the 2045!
it's a good choice for a lot of the r&b engines. running it on my WS7 III, too. could not be happier...
definitely S5 rather than S3 btw.
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