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Disassembly of the RC166 250cc 6-cylinder

For the gearheads and those into historic race bikes, here is a video (in Japanese) of the complete disassembly of the 1966 RC166 250cc 6-cylinder GP bike.
During engine disassembly, notice how the camshafts (gear driven of course) are tapered towards the ends. Saves weight and reduces rotating mass for quick revs.

https://youtu.be/4SkyAnVIChE
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Wow, the write up was so interesting I had to start the video over again. Amazing feat for 1960s technology.

P.S. I sent you PM Sub....no reply back yet.

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