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Take a digital infrared themometer with lazer dot aiming pointer and take a temp reading of the header primary tubes just below the heads at idle and you'll find #2 and #5 run alot hotter than the rest. Like close to 100 degrees hotter sometimes.
The data I have seen shows each set of cylinders run hotter as you go from front to back, 1/4, 2/5, 3/6 with the back 4 being closer in temp and the front 2 being the most cool. This is dyno data so no stop/go/idle as a street car would do. The purpose was to design a splitter for the shroud.

If you did not have data showing the volume/flow of each cylinder to not be significantly different I'd say the problem lies in the fuel head. Jim has a great idea to put a pyrometer on each bank and see what it says.
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