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Old 05-13-2013, 01:18 PM   #53
bikerfish
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Location: western pa
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Originally Posted by Turder View Post
Beemers were using interesting engine management. They dropped cylinder(s) in the middle of slow corners to make it 2 or 3 cyl engine for long periods (not just milliseconds) for better traction management. Once out of it all 4 cylinders chime in and off they go normally. Interesting take on traction control.

With this they can have a 2 cyl 500cc or 3 cyl 750cc for those slow sections that is much easier to manage than full blown 1000cc engine with traction control cutting in.
just like the 1981 caddy v8-6-4!!!
http://www.time.com/time/specials/20...658524,00.html
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