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Old 06-16-2012, 12:14 AM   #21
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Most Mustang tuners cant tune a Focus Properly

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Old 06-21-2012, 11:47 PM   #22
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lot of ppl say they can tine the focus....but they fail...i trusted a local guy 4 yrs ago, two yrs later head gasket blew and burnned alot o crap up
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well AMS is one of the most well known tuners around here... and they tuned my old car and failed... lol blew the motor 5k miles later... so idk
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I can sell you a short block for 2250.00 with everything done and ready to go , ARP main studs , eagle rods , forged pistons , squared deck , bored / honed , new rings , rods and main bearangs , all clearances properly set , worked oil pump etc

If you sit down and figure everything up you will see you cant build it for what you can buy it and we do a lot of things you wouldnt do

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Hi Tom, What's the approximate compression ratio of the built short block? Also, how much is shipping to the west coast?
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compression ratio depends on what piston you go with and the condition of the top of the block and the bottom of the head. and I built my block for 1900 bux
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Old 01-21-2013, 09:19 AM   #26
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Compression depends on what boost your going to run , what octane fuel , and how your going to be using the engine , daily driving , race etc

Most are for street and daily driving , I would do about 9.2 compression , shipping is hard to say becuse fuel cost changing so much , I would guess about 250-275 but guessing

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compression ratio depends on what piston you go with and the condition of the top of the block and the bottom of the head. and I built my block for 1900 bux
Yes, I was wondering what C/R ratio pistons Tom installed - so I probably should have asked the question that way. I was targeting about 10.5:1 given I have a stand alone ECU that is completely tunable for ignition advance (so I can be conservative with setting that impact knock).

Tom, another question, is the block you build safe to spin to 7,500 - 7,600 RPM?
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No way I would build a 10.5 compression engine and run anything less then 100 octane , what octane is going to be used

Yes I wouldnt go past 7600 and still stay wet sump

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No way I would build a 10.5 compression engine and run anything less then 100 octane , what octane is going to be used

Yes I wouldnt go past 7600 and still stay wet sump

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Thanks Tom. I would be running 93 octane and won't spin past 7,600 RPM. I would of course like to run the highest compression ration that is practical. With the forged pistons you install in the block, is the C/R 9.5:1? Also, it would be naturally aspirated only.

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9.5 compression would be the most I would do for 93

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