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Isn't there a few yards left near the start line as a nod to "Olden Times" ?

Was when I was there.
I'll have a look when I'm over this year.
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Re I.O.M., all tarmac. Maybe your thinking of the Brickyard in the States?
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Will they be like Chinese food, after 30 mins you need another one.
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Isn't there a few yards left near the start line as a nod to "Olden Times" ?

Was when I was there.
3 foot wide section at START/FINISH that extends to pits on Gasoline Alley

It is now called the "YARD of BRICKS"
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wow I just finished reading this thread, feel like I was studying for a college class, I'm considering the change from a CV to a S&S knockoff on a Buell, so its carb only right? any info on acquiring manifolds and such??
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Yup, just the carb. No air filter, no manifold. I use an S&S filter and housing with my Keihin. Good piece of kit..
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<y original purpose was to see if they performed well enough to act as a diagnostic tool.


And they do. No doubt about it.

So with one of them and a compression gauge in half an hour you can be absolutely sure your engine problem is in the ignition system somewhere.

That's a bit over a hundred dollars worth of tools to help you eliminate 2/3rds of the problem areas on an engine that's not running right.

I think these flow somewhere around 175 CFM ? So, they'll work for engines up to 85 inches at least. Maybe more, I would have to check the numbers.
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