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Connecting rods and valves on the R model are titanium, with the former shaving off 130 grams compared with the standard model. The reduction of reciprocating forces makes for an engine that is eager and willing to rev to the moon. Valves now receive a chrome nitride treatment and grow five percent to 44.3mm for the intake and 36.2mm on the exhaust side.
2008 Ducati 1098R Connecting Rods And Valves