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Old 01-24-2012, 12:45 AM   #71
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Originally Posted by Equilibrium Tuning View Post
That 2.5l setup could easily go to 8k+ RPM as well. Also notice its running less boost than the 2.34 and seems to be running out of fuel up top. I just don't understand why people think the 2.5's can't rev out. They're already fairly short stroke engines so piston speeds are not a big issue.

-- Ed
Ed,

I think it is just personal preference....The motor being better persay is upto the individual buying the motor....The 2.34 and 2.43L destroked LR motors have better volumetric effiency than the 2.5L....

It is really a moot point though....The bottom end is reliability....the power is in the breathing....

(Rant off topic) When is a company going to come out with a head/cam combo including upgrade/larger throttle body and a better intake manifold.....
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