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Wonder if it has a trap door.
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Wonder if it has a trap door.
That would be an improvement over the bean counter controlled design that the MoFoCo came out with.

I wonder what the right side of the engine looks like. All the pics I've seen of it only show the left side.

I also wonder if this will be like the W1 Kawasaki. It was a clone of the old BSA A-10 engine and even used the same special tools to assemble it.

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The article said it was a clone so I doubt changes were made to provide a trap door.
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money and time wise makes the trap door not desirable.
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^^^ for the manufacturer only... gawd,the first thing i notice is they didn't make the cooling fins on the cylinder align/match the fins on the heads? bad first impression.
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I wonder what the right side of the engine looks like. All the pics I've seen of it only show the left side.
There are a couple of youtube videos of it, and one of them shows the right side. It has an oval where the nose cone would be.

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simple mr. bruc the wind blows in a diff direction over there same as reverse toilet swirl.
if the engine mfg feet is held to the fire, china engines can compete on the world scale, remember the japanese?
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Reverse toilet swirl is a myth. Did you know that 75% of the water used in the Sydney, NSW airport is from travelers flushing toilets to see if the water does swirl in the opposite direction?

Having visited Australia several times, I can testify that it really is a myth without basis in reality.

However; IF the Chinese can hold to QA procedures, there's no reason why they couldn't build a bike that's as reliable as what the MoFoCo turns out.

I won't buy one; but it might be a good bike.
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