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What is the use for this engine? What compression ratio are you looking for? Any particular reason for the l-6 cams? I have built a couple of similar engines and am always curious why other people make some of these choices?
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I finished a 106" shovelhead recently with a leineweber L5S cam for a customer and we were talking about twinkie hunting too?
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Some peoples idea of "street" just means it has a license plate and insurance. Myself included. Not necessarily meant for touring. Sometimes the street is only a 1/4" mile between destinations. Here in AZ we can ride just about anything on the road as long as it has working brake light, head light only needed at night. No emissions or noise testing on motorcycles.
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