Sorry for the delay guys; I had to go to a funeral Sunday for a family member that passed away on Saturday, before I even finished all the reviews… I just needed a bit of time to get away from everything.
@JohnWaldock, Sorry, I use aluminum and aluminum-silicon alloy interchangably. The material wasn’t why I failed you though, it was the “bottom end part is reducing the reliability, as it is reaching its RPM limit” flag, along with the rod-knock noise. Your engine needed either stronger pistons or a lower maximum RPM. Raising the quality is another method.
@koolkei, Same story. At the redline of 5,400rpm that you set; I get “bottom end part is reducing the reliability, as it is reaching its RPM limit” on the rod, long with the rod-knock noise. You needed to either drop the RPM by 100, or use better rods, or up the quality.
@LordLetto, Yeah, I’m sorry… but I felt the “reducing reliability flag” is a no go.
Is that unreasonable? To me, that flag indicates that a component is highly stressed, and it will fail over time.
@Leedar Yeah, you do bring up a point. I just saw that the brakes weren’t able to lock the average width tires, and felt that was enough to qualify for underpowered. It may not be.