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Kotmel, Bob
April 2009
Street Machine;Apr2009, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p136
The article offers ideas on enjoying motor sport even during tough economic times. It suggests to get used to bracket racing and shop for secondhand motors or major parts at swap-meets on the Internet or in the parts magazines. It also advises that when shopping for pro-loved parts, check carefully that aluminium castings like manifolds and heads are not severely corroded in the water passages.


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