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Trying to wrap my head around a Full open, 100cc , ported, geared to turn approx 16500, open slippy pipe, not completely blowing away a fairly stock, 100cc reed jet with an IR2 pipe turning 13,800. What am I missing here?
I read a good quote somewhere back in the day. Might have been the book about Mark Donahue. Anyways it was something to the effect of:
“Horsepower sells motor cars, torque wins motor races”
I’ve always believed a motor with good torque in the right range is better than a little more horsepower in a very narrow range which I believe is how most opens are.
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