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    Fellow Frogger! billtran's Avatar
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    Oval Pistons

    I know this is more of a bike question but it's something I'm very curious about.

    What are the advantages (or supposed) of oval pistons? Does it work in practice?

    I remember Honda had a oval piston motorbike in the late eighties but seemed to have dropped it very quickly. One of the reasons I want to know is because within the rules for engine sizes in the new 4 stoke GP bikes next season there is a section regarding oval pistons.

    You're not paranoid if everyone hates you.

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    Gone Fishin' Ray Bell's Avatar
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    Well, it may be only a start, but you might find something in this thread on Atlas F1:


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