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Old 05-24-2013, 11:18 PM   #2529
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I think the clock is ticking faster for Ben than it is for Ducati.
I don't disagree. It will be easier to judge once he is healthy.

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I have a different question: If they have started on the 3rd of 5 engines, how would that affect the introduction of a Yamaha seamless gearbox? Since motorcycles use a "combined" engine/gearbox case are 3 of those out the window? Or would the cassette gearbox lend itself to the conversion? Or is the whole enchilada considered sealed?
I believe they are allowed to change the gearbox. If that translates into a seamless gearbox slipping right in or not is a different story.
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