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Old October 19th 2009, 09:43
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Originally Posted by 70Turbobug View Post
CR 8:1
stock CU Bus pistons
Hi Mark,

I knew most of it already, but can't still figure out why you are going to use stock cast pistons in an engine with otherwise such hi-spec and hi-cost components?
You can just easily use a $200,- set of Mahle type 1 pistons, which are sort-of forged and very light weight too. They are twice as good and cost near nothing wrt this project.
and don't give me crap about the 'compression ratio' with the flat tops

'75 Super.
...because race car!
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