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Old 06-28-2011, 06:33 PM   #21
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Same happend on my 2.3 dura rebuild no specs haha it turned out good. just search you can find it on the web....i went one thing at the time. sorry dont mean to jack, i was just posting my pic to say.....man i like the blue!!!!!
Are those Weisco pistons?? what compression did you go with.
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Old 06-29-2011, 03:20 AM   #22
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Ehhhhhhh i was doing a budget rebuild. those are stock ranger pistons with valve reliefs. probably lost .0005 cr, stock rods. went with very minor head work...gasket match and new valves. b/s delete. hot tank block, polished crank, balanced...mild to the max just to get it going, next one on the stand will be a nice strong n/a build YEA ITS FOED RED!!!!
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Old 06-29-2011, 09:23 AM   #23
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If you want an aluminum valve cover, instead of the plastic, I have one off the motor I just put in my ST, (I put the plastic one on my car.)
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Old 06-29-2011, 06:13 PM   #25
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I did all the design and R&D for the k1 rods back in late 2004 there good rods at a good price

The bearing tangs are only there to position the bearing in its place when you install it thats all the tangs do , many think there there to keep the bearing from turning but they are not

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Old 06-30-2011, 04:58 PM   #26
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I did all the design and R&D for the k1 rods back in late 2004 there good rods at a good price
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That price was a quarter of the cosworth price of rods, im sure there just as good. I don't think this build would have happened otherwise.
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After 2 long months of parts delays and other obstructions, its almost done.
I should get her back Wed. Major props to Turbo Turtle for an excellent job!
Break in and Tuning remain, basically the fun stuff!


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sure, if u got a built 2.3 its a done deal!
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