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    Riva grate & ride plate joint.

    I noticed a slight loss in top speed while keeping the same rpm recently. I removed my riva grate to seal up the shoe & when I put the grate back on I noticed the ride plate is 1mm lower than the grate on 1 side (about 3/4" long) of the grate. everything is flush except that one spot. That wasn't there before I know that. Would this actually make a difference in top speed?


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    It could yes. Mine is not perfect either. its funny you posted this..I am removing mine and reinstalling, and if it does not line up well, I am breaking out the belt sander....

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