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      02-16-2007, 02:27 AM   #67
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Originally Posted by e36jakeo View Post
Superbikes don't weigh much, so they can go with an incredibly short stroke design, which allows for much higher RPMs (16K - 18K redlines) and thus more hp/L, but no torque in the normal drive range.

This engine design would not work in a 3000 lb car - it would never get off the line.
I never said a superbike engine would work in a car and said ~15k rpm "~" means "about".
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