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Old 03-06-2013, 12:37 PM   #461
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Originally Posted by L.B.S. View Post
Quite so; a 360* arrangement, but with a (pretty neat idea I must admit, but for my particular bike it obviously didn't work...) third connecting rod on the horizontal plane, and a pivoting set up to theoretically equal the mass/throw of the two vertical pistons.

Up until the F800, I'd had many Honda and Yamaha 180* twins, but they were all awesome, plenty of dual counter balancers and so on.

None of my single cyl bikes ever vibrated like the 800 did, either.
That's amazing..

THe T-max for example has a "fake" 3rd piston with the mass of the other
two combined, going the opposite way, the "active" pistons are probably 360 deg too..

That engine has _no_ vibrations.
It's electric smooth.

Not to steal the thread but.. is the F800 a pain at all revs or is there a "band"?

My 650R was fine up to 6000 or so.
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