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Old 08-21-2006, 04:05 PM   #17
All Hail Seitan!!!
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The first person that I know of to downsize a modern motor for hill climb was Dan Watson my old compnay did the machine work for him first on a CBR900RR then on an F3 or F4. He went out and won both the 800cc and 540cc AMA Championships that year. I think he was the first to win both in a season.
I would not be surprised if the KTM had some kind of external magneto ignition on it. We used to put them on dragbikes but electronic ignitions repalced them.
"Remember that an enduro tests the endurance of three things: your machine, your body, and your wits. Only one has to fail to keep you from reaching the finish line." Cycle World March 1966
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