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Old 05-24-2013, 10:52 AM   #3268
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Originally Posted by Lion BR View Post
The main reason for longer service intervals is not the detuning of machines. It is the result of better materials. They speak of "diamond-like" coating on the finger followers.

Now, what the detuning does is better rideability and better fuel consumption.
I'm sure you have a point, but then again, If I ride an engine at 80% of its power wouldn't that mean that valve adjustments would be less frequent than if I ride it at 90% ?
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