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07-17-2002 12:57 AM  16 years agoPost 1
Blair

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I was just admiring my new YS .80 and was surprised at how light it felt.

I dragged out the kitchen scales and found the following.

YS .80 = 18.25 ozs vs. OS .61WC = 20.75 ozs.

That's a 2 1/2 oz savings AND more power

When I factored in the weight of the respective mufflers I found the following;

YS .80/KSJ muf = 24 ozs

OS .61/Hatori Muff = 26 ozs.

Still a 2 oz reduction!

I think thats significant. When you consider the YS has
all that pump gear etc bolted on.

Blair

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07-17-2002 11:29 PM  16 years agoPost 2
Conrod

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Blair
Thanks for the time and info
Conrad

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07-18-2002 04:37 AM  16 years agoPost 3
traderdave2

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Almost all the big block engines are lighter than there 60 counter parts. The heavy casting is taken out and replace with a pistion. The os 91 is 18.85 oz.

Harlan

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