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Old 07-25-2008, 07:04 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by usedgeo View Post
I am tying to figure out how to get swirl in the combustion chamber without pulling the head. I have thought of regrinding a camshaft for assymetrical intake valve lift like a Honda V-tech but it would be permanent. I have also tried to visualize a means of partially plugging one intake port.
Stainless steel pan scrubber stuffed in one of each pair?

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Old 07-25-2008, 10:59 AM   #12
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Originally Posted by cheapybob View Post
Its the final drive ratio in top gear that kills DOHC mpg's, I think. If you ever need new tires, get the tallest, thinnest, high psi LRR tires on the front that will fit.
You know, there aren't very many options, at least not in 15 inch.
I was looking into that, since I will need new tires anyway soon. The problem is that the sidewall for 185/65-15 is already fairly high and there are just no 70 or 75 available.
I looked at 175 and found nothing, there is one Kumho tire in 165/80-15 for $40, but it's on back order and the maximum tire pressure is only 35 psi.

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Old 07-25-2008, 01:08 PM   #13
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Stainless steel pan scrubber stuffed in one of each pair?
Are you serious? I have been trying to convince myself that something like that would not disintegrate rather quickly. It would all depend on how tightly it jammed in the port. You may know I have taken chances like this with my car; but not with my wife's. FOB damage can get serious pretty quickly.

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