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My predictions for the New Year
« on: January 01, 2017, 07:55:19 AM »
By the end of the year after the aftermarket starts catching up & the MOCO releases it's go fast goodies I think the Milwaukee 8 will be the go to platform for hot rodders. I see a lot of potential with this motor & I think 150 HP will be easier & cheaper to get out of it than the twinkie. Remember you heard it here first.  :smiled:

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Re: My predictions for the New Year
« Reply #1 on: January 01, 2017, 01:43:39 PM »
By the end of the year after the aftermarket starts catching up & the MOCO releases it's go fast goodies I think the Milwaukee 8 will be the go to platform for hot rodders. I see a lot of potential with this motor & I think 150 HP will be easier & cheaper to get out of it than the twinkie. Remember you heard it here first.  :smiled:
I agree. While I'm no longer currently a fan of the big twin at least the TC, this M8 version has a lot going for it in terms of hp per $. Should respond really well to upgrades. In my view a much better engine to work with.
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Re: My predictions for the New Year
« Reply #2 on: January 01, 2017, 03:21:00 PM »
I would bet that you're right Larry, should be a good platform. I wonder how many of the early nay sayers will come around? A few gave the  M8 the, "well we've seen 4 valve heads before, wasn't much".  As I've learned from some here, yourself being one, CFM isn't the only number that makes HP.
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Re: My predictions for the New Year
« Reply #3 on: January 07, 2018, 06:18:11 PM »
    well guys...it's been a year...have you guys seen any of the M8's make 150hp yet?
I'm still holding out on one...but the urge is getting greater.  :slap:  I keep telling myself to wait.
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Re: My predictions for the New Year
« Reply #4 on: January 08, 2018, 12:15:49 AM »
just a matter of time IMHO too.

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Re: My predictions for the New Year
« Reply #5 on: January 12, 2018, 12:30:44 PM »
I thought Jamie  posted one up already.

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Re: My predictions for the New Year
« Reply #6 on: January 12, 2018, 02:37:43 PM »
   it fell short of 150hp..but it is one of the strongest M8's I've seen so far.
I believe the 124 Jamie posted made 136hp/143tq
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