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Old 08-14-2011, 02:57 PM
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Default 80 inch EVO motor

I have a 97 fxstc and have installed a new high flow aircleaner and a thunderslide kit. I have plans to install a single fire ignition but my question is what other upgrades have you guys made to your Evo motors ??
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Old 08-14-2011, 09:45 PM
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Never owned one, but most guys I know that have them do cams..

With cams, pipes and A/C those suckers will move out and kept up with the 88's and 96er's
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Old 08-15-2011, 05:28 AM
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There's an Evo classic forum on here. Might want to post this thread there for a better response.

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Old 08-15-2011, 09:45 AM
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Address the cam bearing. There are not many weak points on an Evo, but the cam bearings often fail between 30 and 50K. Cheap fix unless you wait.....

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Old 08-15-2011, 11:13 AM
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Shave the head a little, shorter head gasket, andrews cams, ignition, jet the carb, and a good set of pipes and it will have no issues keeping up. While your in there, maybe re-ring the stock pistons.
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Old 08-16-2011, 09:13 PM
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Also, change the lifters around 40K. I know this from experience. Do this when you change the cam bearing.
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