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Old 05-28-2008, 02:35 PM   #1
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How much hp's does a stock zetec block can afford???

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I´m building a zetec engine with eagle rods and JE pistons. But i noticed that the cylinders has thin walls and i got worried because i was thinking in boost it with 30 / 35 psi on turbo. Will it gonna make "boom" (break) ??? Or break some wall?

How much hp's does a zetec block can afford???

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you are going to need a CGI block with that kinda boost man... that is a lot. i think the block can handle a good amount of boost.. it's the internals that cant handle more than 11-12 psi
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You'll need the CGI block like nov173 stated. Ask TOM on here about it, he has awesome built engines and short blocks for all your needs. 1turbofocus is his sn
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if I boost 25 psi, the stock block with the forged piston and rods will afford?
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Old 05-28-2008, 04:46 PM   #5
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With some billet main caps you should be ok to about 450 on the stock block

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goodluck finding a CGI block, I can't find em!! but mcnews doesnt have one and they said Focus Power didn't have any either.
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Yes I have 2 left one here and one I got from McNews that I havent picked up yet

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Ya, they said they had one on hold for ya and that they didn't think you had anymore. How much do you want for one??? I am in the market.
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These are the last 2 known anywhere so they are much higher

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couldn't you just get the stock block sleeved?
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