Originally Posted by TuonoBiker
And I'm sure the BMW engineer geeks did not even think to look at Porsche and the mistakes they made during their leap into water cooled engines.
Ahhh, the looks will grow on you. Besides, when you're riding a bike, you can't really see much of it...its just everyone else that has to put up with it...
Maybe so, but if you look at all of the Porsche race cars, they regress back to more oil cooling. Plus the last of the oil cooled 911's are still considered the most collectible as they were the pinnacle of the development. None of these companies are going to H20 cooling for better performance, it's all about emissions.