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Old 11-02-2012, 03:46 AM   #185
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Originally Posted by Dakar83 View Post
I looked up the specs for the R80g/s and was surprised to see its dry weight listed at 186Kg without tools
So i searched up the weights for HPN's and found the listed dry weight to be 190Kg so 195Kg for the beastie was not so bad, though I am wondering where that extra 5kg is squirreled away perhaps its the Bosch starter motor (thats on its way out) I believe the Valeo is half the weight but not as reliable? I have a Valeo in my parts bin so I am contemplating giving it a go.
Fit a Nippondenso starter, a lot more reliable than a failure prone Valeo and lighter.
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