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[turbobike] Re: Signed Guestbook

Rick (gsxr1100@ptw.com)
Mon, 11 May 1998 16:34:50 -0700

Well first of all I wouldn't recommend a 12:1 ratio for a turbo engine more
like 8:1 or 9:1 ratio
second the pistons would fail like mine did third the cylinders would be to
thin for a turbo motor so they would warp
Turbo Rick
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-----Original Message-----
From: Ray T. Caresosa <rcaresos@ichips.intel.com>
To: Rick <gsxr1100@ptw.com>
Date: Monday, May 11, 1998 4:14 PM
Subject: Re: Signed Guestbook

>Hey Rick,
>I forgot to ask you...if I bore the 1052 and use OEM 1127 pistons, to give
>a 12:1 ratio, would the turbo kit "drastically" shorten the life of the
>when I race it?