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Old 02-27-2013, 01:29 PM   #19
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A 23 will get you the torque, which is great for a DD. Do you want to be buzzing to 8000 to get any hp? I'd rather have the grunt.
You can swap out the head for a 23 one which is a better flowing head. Or you can swap out for a 23 which is knowing you can have more hp & alot more grunt= Hence the longer stroke. You have some miles on the bottom end & seal it up w/ a new head= a reconditioned one, more pressure on your rings. Maybe it'll be ok & work. Have you priced out 23 motors?
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