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Old 03-04-2013, 04:48 AM   #31
Beemerboff
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SS , Thanks for that - I suppose I could have pulled both and checked, but with so many suppliers offering special stubs I assumed that something special was needed.

And Chas , yes it was the early 50's 650 T.birds which managed the
90 MPH/MPG feat.

It was 60 odd years ago when I first read the article on the test, but our local old bike mag is rehashing old "Motorcycle" articles(without any acknowledgement) and I had the chance to read it again in a freshened up form.

I still have a clear recollection of the original article, but I cant remember just what I have done with the new mag------.
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