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Old 01-12-2011, 07:11 PM
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Never EVER full throttle an engine without a load.
You may get away with it a couple or even a few times...but why take the chance?
Putting a load on engines eases the internal harmonics.
Harmonics (for the most part) is what destroys rods.
Once the rod goes...wave goodbye to the block as well.
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