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Old 03-27-2014, 07:05 PM   #491
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Yeah. Top piston to top of block at tdc. You wanna measure between cylinders because the pistons will rock.
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Old 03-27-2014, 07:10 PM   #492
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What do u mean between cylinders?
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Do you mean deck clearance? That is a typical measurement when trying to measure compression. FYI stock is .120"

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^^^ thats the meaaurement I had in mind. I dont have any micrometers to measure but id be happy to get one for this build.
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In the middle of a cylinder bore themselves.
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Old 03-27-2014, 07:27 PM   #496
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[MENTION=76842]Carcrazygts2[/MENTION] I'm getting around 9.4:1 CR on your setup. Seems pretty good.
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Thanks [MENTION=52877]4x4dave[/MENTION] I just checked an 9.4 is not quite enough for what I was looking for.

On Pump gas it would be perfect. E85 needs to be slightly higher for optimization.
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Old 03-27-2014, 08:49 PM   #498
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Shes finally home. I'm thinking I want to put new valves in with a 3 angle valve job, get them cleaned, then resurfaced.

Gonna have to call and get some estimates first. For now ill start with painting it and installing the oil pump and pan. Thats for another day though.
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Old 03-27-2014, 08:50 PM   #499
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I know I'm a bit preachy on the TF heads, but they have 38CC heads which will tighten up the compression a bit. E85 will be pretty cool though. You almost need some hemi pistons lol.
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