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Any other benefit if ti retainers other than strength?

Discussion in 'General Tech and Maintenance' started by BigBoy, Oct 30, 2005.

  1. BigBoy

    BigBoy Senior Member

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    I know theyre stronger so u can rev higher, but are there any other benefits such as it being lighter? Im debating whether to throw them in, im on stock retainers now shifting at 8K.
     
  2. phyregod

    phyregod !!YTINASNI

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    Weight is a major factor. They are significantly lighter than their steel counterparts. This allows you to rev higher and makes the valvetrain less likely to float valves.
     
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    erebunicrx my name is Dale

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    the downside is the will ware out
     
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    confusatron Senior Member

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    I'm also pretty sure that with the lighter weight, just like with lightweight flywheels and pulleys, the titanium parts allow you to rev FASTER and thus accelerate quicker than a heavier metal part.
     
  5. reikoshea

    reikoshea HS Troll...And Mod Moderator VIP

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    doesnt really help with anything but reliability in the head. If you decide to remove your rev limiter and shift with your gas on the floor board...probably best to AT LEAST change the retainer. probably better to replace the springs too.

    EDIT:spelling...didnt wanna get owned like erebunicrx
     
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    xj0hnx I wanna be sedated VIP

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    Wear :p
     
  7. phunky.buddha

    phunky.buddha Admin with a big stick Admin VIP

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    Correct spelling, wrong answer.
     
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