randygrein at comcast.net
Tue May 13 20:27:51 PDT 2008
It's a standard fix and works well. You have to re-index the cams
though - easy to screw it up. If you're not really comfortable
pressing the sprockets off have someone do it for you - best is to get
Randy Grein, WMRRA #41
On May 13, 2008, at 8:31 AM, Steve Robertson wrote:
> Yes. They are flat tops with no dish at all and minimal valve
> pockets. I used
> some modelling clay to check the PTV and even with some very
> cams there was 100thou on the intakes and 60thou on the exhaust
> valves. I
> don't know where a stock motor would measure, but these pistons were
> in the cylinder 60thou at TDC.
> I wish I knew more how cams work. I'm tempted to remove the exhaust
> and replace them with some Gen1 intakes. This would give me about
> more PTV on the exhaust valves and from what I understand a little
> bit better
> low end torque while perhaps giving up some top end. Make sense?
>> so you are running aftermarket pistons? I am running 100 octane
>> with no signs of detonation.
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