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Old 03-07-2007, 04:58 PM   #85
R3B
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Originally Posted by UngaWunga
Ok this is a dumb idea. Clutch on the end of the crank? Hope they keep the rpms low, because it's going to be very difficult to balance a clutch pack perfectly. Yamaha did it in the 60's (CT1?) and quickly abandoned it when they wanted to actually get some rpms in their engines.
Modern manufacturing will beat that problem, only ting will be the flywheel mass it gives extra, but then again that gives you more torque, which is nice in the mud ;-)
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