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Old 05-23-2010, 08:37 PM   #84
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Originally Posted by H0nda_Crazy View Post
hey man! I see the parts gathering is moving along nicely with the exception of this piston snag. Funny that youre going Wiseco because I think I'm buying the Wiseco forged pistons for a build I'm doing.

Anyway, Nice parts stash. Got a little mini pick-n-pull going there.
thanks...lol...the wiseco issue just a minor setback but with this motor thats nothing to get worried about...this build itself is just a hard buildup parts wise... not a big market for the motor...
lol... i still got an entire junker to pull apart and store...i'l be selling focus parts like crazy once the builds done...lol

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Originally Posted by H0nda_Crazy View Post
Just a thought, but do you think you'll be lightening up any of the valvetrain at all? You can raise your redline by doing that. I read somewhere on my home forum that for every gram you losein the valve train you get somethin' like 100 extra RPM. Something like that. More RPM means more power of course and with a turbo application, you can rev it quicker and higher to combat turbo lag.

Stiffer valve springs would help. I also read that titanium is good but not for DDs since they wear out sooner.

Just some food for thought for you.
for the valve train i have cam/spring setup... bout all you can do with this motor...the valve's themselves are next to impossible to get... one comp in canada would of made a custom set for me w/ a min order of 50....lol... would never get 10-12 people to order a set at the same time...lol...thanks for the food tho...
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