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      12-19-2009, 04:54 PM   #61

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Originally Posted by elp_jc View Post
Modern engines are quite different from 40 years ago. Or even 20. Remember reading the main reason for break-in back then was the honing on iron cylinder liners. Now even Nikasil coating is old technology . Plus materials and tolerances are much better as well. Not saying he's wrong, but times have changed dramatically . I still enjoy tinkering with the double-pumper and timing on the Cobra's BB, but still wish it was fuel injected with electronic controls. Take care.
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