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Old 01-18-2013, 06:54 AM   #1
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Honda 6 cyl 17000 rpm rc166

Love the sound of these.
Something like 10 wins in 10 races.
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sweet
Is the number 7 significant? I see this on the mg cafe, and on this honda so just made me wonder.
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Old 01-18-2013, 09:51 AM   #2
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Yeah baby--love the Japanese engineers in the white coats. I remember when these 6 cylinder experiments came out. I like this topic better than squids without M ratings getting speed tickets and all the resulting internet courage...a few houirs to go and V7R gets fired up....
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I once worked at a dealership and this sat on the floor forever

honda cbx
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7 is the perfect number.
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I once worked at a dealership and this sat on the floor forever

honda cbx
Have one here at the shop just like that
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Have one here at the shop just like that
Is it brand new and never ridden?
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Wonder how fast those mini-rockets were?
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from the audience's reaction these little bikes must be super loud.
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In an enclosed studio like like, any bike with with straight pipe is gonna be deafening. The high RPM and mutli cyl shriek made it a lot worse.
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Wonder how fast those mini-rockets were?
240 KM per hour = 150 mph
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I actually rather hear it with a muffler. I never really liked the sound of straight pipe...
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