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Old 03-17-2011, 06:02 AM   #1
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Default oem retainers or titanium retainers

which one will last longer and would be the best one to use. I see alot ppl have problems with the titanium retainers cracking or chipping.
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Old 03-17-2011, 06:13 AM   #2
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OEM will last a lot longer. I run OEM ITR dual springs and retainers with no problem...
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Default Re: oem retainers or titanium retainers

ive had my omni titanium dual springs n retainers for like 3 -4 years now still going strong
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How many miles ? Have you inspected them ?
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Default Re: oem retainers or titanium retainers

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OEM will last a lot longer. I run OEM ITR dual springs and retainers with no problem...
Yeah true, but he is not gonna be running any type of OEM spring he is goign to be running after market which a TI retainer will last longer and be more reliable.
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Yeah true, but he is not gonna be running any type of OEM spring he is goign to be running after market which a TI retainer will last longer and be more reliable.
There was nothink said about valve spings. Just retainers... OEM retainers will always last longer than TI no matter what sping there used on. Have you ever inspected a TI retainer after 20,000 - 30,000 miles ?
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which one will last longer and would be the best one to use. I see alot ppl have problems with the titanium retainers cracking or chipping.

Why do you want to use titanium retainers?
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been running the same set of titanium retainers since 2005....i would go to titanium over oem any day.
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There was nothink said about valve spings. Just retainers... OEM retainers will always last longer than TI no matter what sping there used on. Have you ever inspected a TI retainer after 20,000 - 30,000 miles ?

Even at 10,000rpm?
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NO WAY ! !
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