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    What were they thinking??

    Saw this on ADV...never would of thought of doing this:



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    Getting rid of that pesky crown-bearing shaft gizmo?




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    Gee, the engine cooling seems well thought out.
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    I think it's awesome. A little butchered looking but still a neat idea.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 20774 View Post
    Saw this on ADV...never would of thought of doing this:

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    Don't think I want to go there!

    Would be curious to know what methodology was used on the final drive being I assume a chain drive and not a shaft drive? With the transverse mounted engine, would think there would be very little air cooling on the right (back) side of the engine.
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    Now it's like a Harley ... poorly cooled rear cylinder.

    Going to be difficult to retard the timing on just one, however.
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    Quote Originally Posted by b25bsaboy View Post
    Don't think I want to go there!

    Would be curious to know what methodology was used on the final drive being I assume a chain drive and not a shaft drive? With the transverse mounted engine, would think there would be very little air cooling on the right (back) side of the engine.
    Yes, you can see the chain on the left side of the rear wheel. Why is the cooling any different than a Harley? They have suffered with overheating rear cylinders for decades.

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    Interesting. Makes me want to put an Evo engine in a /2 sidecar rig. Will it fit sideways so I can bolt up a driveshaft?



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    Personally, not if they gave it to me and paid me to keep it. If it's what they want more power to them, but no thanks.
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    Can the right valve cover even be removed? Setting the valves on that side is going to require a contortionist!
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