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Old 12-06-2010, 07:52 PM   #111
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Update: 12.6.2010
well to those that have been following and wondering what the f is going on lately...(all 3 of you...lol) no news either way as of yet... since their was such a hold up and hassle with the pistons with wiseco my engine builder had to keep pushing my build back and now that he's actually got my pistons of course he's booked up... and its holiday time which doesn't help... so hopefully I'll get a great Christmas present and he'll call me and say hey "merry Christmas ya motor is done"... for now...that's the update... hopefully soon there will be more to update...
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Old 12-06-2010, 08:04 PM   #112
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so this set of pistons was correct finally
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Old 12-06-2010, 08:19 PM   #113
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according to the readings we took from the factory pistons and the new ones with the digital micrometer...they appear the same...
but to be honest, the set that came in before this one "appeared" the same but when put in the block and moved to TDC we found the problem... they were 2 thousandths of an inch off which we tried again to mic when we pulled them out and you really couldn't "see" it because the old piston is a dome and the new is a flat dish so its hard to make the comparison between them...
i've kept all the spec sheets on the pistons when they come in and this last set does show the the piston pin "center" was moved up 3 thousandths of an inch which should lower the piston height by the same...
i guess the "real" test will be actually putting them on the rods and putting them in the block and see how they move through a rotation once again...
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Old 12-07-2010, 02:46 PM   #114
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I'm excited to see this coming together. Glad you finally solved the piston problem.
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Old 12-28-2010, 01:36 AM   #115
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Sweet Build. This is what I wanted to do with my spi back in the day.
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Old 04-09-2011, 11:02 PM   #116
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anyone interested in a full spi build hit me up we'll talk prices this build will not continue at least for me...hopefully for someone else... everything will go insanely cheap...
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Old 04-15-2011, 12:40 AM   #117
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didnt see your other psot but i may just be the one your lookin for lol we talkin pistons rods and all? as far as i know im the only other one on here regularly that has plans to make some spi power. shoot me a pm and we can discuss it more
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Still have TONS of parts available if anyone is intrested...
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