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    Which would cost more, a genuine HD kickstand...

    Which would cost more, a genuine HD kickstand insulator or a genuine BMW kickstand insulator? :bolt:bolt
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    The speed of the vehicle is different in each...

    The speed of the vehicle is different in each gear. The speed of the engine (rpm) is the same. A chassis dyno is not using vehicle speed when it is measuring torque. It is measuring the "roller"...
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    Chassis dynos measure torque and calculate...

    Chassis dynos measure torque and calculate horsepower. (engine dynos may do the same, but I have only done tuning on chassis dynos) The calculation translates out to torque x rpm divided by 5252.
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    Numbers sound bigger at the crank because they...

    Numbers sound bigger at the crank because they ARE bigger. Horsepower measured at the rear wheel has losses through the driveline.
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    Actually the horsepower reading will vary in the...

    Actually the horsepower reading will vary in the different gears, due to the torque multiplication that occurs in the transmission.

    To be accurate on a chassis dyno, one needs to pick the gear...
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    I just got home from the show and want to say...

    I just got home from the show and want to say "Thanks" to BMW of Countryside for for being a vendor there. Walter (from the service dept.) was very patient and helpful answering questions about the...
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    The more consistent temperature of a liquid...

    The more consistent temperature of a liquid cooled engine also allows for tighter clearances between the piston and the jug. Makes for less blow by, lower emissions, and more power.
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    "Life is short, play dead." Red Green

    "Life is short, play dead." Red Green
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