KWS Engine Build Reliability
Sorry if this has been discussed before:
I have a 2008 R1 with approximately 10k on the clock and am looking to rebuild the engine. I was thinking of doing the oversized pistons, connecting rods, cams, KWS head and flashtune. There's a local shop that wants to build the bike by sending the head to KWS for the port job and then sending the block to millenium to bore the block. I was even thinking about building the engine myself and sending the block to millenium for the bore and the head to KWS to be CNC'd. My brother has a automotive performance shop and builds high horsepower cars, so I would have his knowledge and tooling to help with the build.
Has anyone have any experience with the KWS engine builds?
Would I see a bigger difference in reliability if KWS built the bike vs. the local shop vs. building the engine myself?
How many miles should I expect to get out of the rebuilt engine?
Are there many specialty tools that I would need to build the bike?
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