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Old 06-01-2012, 03:32 PM   #11
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there is nothing more really you need to do besides upgrade the rods and pistons, that will leave you without a car for a while. digging out the internals then taking the block to get machined for the overbore of the pistons. then getting them balanced and the crank polished as well. then the re assembling with all the triple checking and plastigage work. its not SIMPLE but it is tedious but well worth it
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well the blocks already out stripped and machined just not bored... thought i could get forged that didnt require and bore?
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with the je pistons they have a overbore to them wich requires the cylinder walls to get bored in order for proper clearance
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yeah well thats all i needa do then still and jjust assemble but my question is... arre they good pistons for like 15 psi?
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hell yeah. im running 16psi right now and their grrrrrrreat
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hahha i bet.. idk if im gonna spend 900$ on pistons and rods right now... bars tend to kill my bank account and so dose the girlfriend its hard every time i say i want to and have the money... she wants something damn ladies i might just through it together on a stock block.. and pray at like 6psi... :(
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You can do 10-12 psi on the stock Zetec with no problem with a good tune

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thats the problem i also dont wannt to throw around 1000$ on a tune... im just gonna have my buddie do it .. and let him have my project bike
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Tuning is the key , bad tune and your throwing away your bike , new engine and back where you are now , then what

If you had a good tune before you wouldnt be loosing your bike and building an engine now
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i mean he is a good tuner.. he tunes evo all over my area i know theres a risk.. but idk...
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