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Offline Supercat

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Re: compression with higher dosage of nitro
« Reply #15 on: October 18, 2021, 05:36:59 PM »
What approximate HP are you shooting for?
What head flow numbers are your heads?
Curious to compare to our build..

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Re: compression with higher dosage of nitro
« Reply #16 on: October 19, 2021, 07:46:59 AM »
Where do you get your pistons from? I live on the west coast Chris so I have a lot of venders here in my city of carson city nevada. Icon is a place here that I have alot of family at, they make the best skirt design in the industry and customer support is great, if anyone wants to talk pistons call Icon 775-882-7790
If it jams force it, if it breaks it needed replaced anyways

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Re: compression with higher dosage of nitro
« Reply #17 on: October 19, 2021, 04:23:40 PM »
I will give them a call. I use to run Ross(very heavy,Then Arias and Venolia.

 I will need light piston because billet rods are quite a  bit heavier than my old delta 88 Brooks rods

  CAlled J$E about a set.They did not seem to like idea of leaving lot of extra material in valve pockets so I could fly cut them after checking with cam so as to get right on minimum clearance and max compression. Every bit counts.If I can get as high as I want with .040 gasket I can always change in thicker gaskets if I want less.Figure that way I can always start with lower compression ans step up when running nitro
« Last Edit: October 20, 2021, 01:32:27 AM by wideopen231 »
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Re: compression with higher dosage of nitro
« Reply #18 on: October 19, 2021, 04:50:37 PM »
Really think I would be better waiting to new cam gets here.Run clearances with it.Send pistons in motor to manufacture and have them build new ones to give me my minimum numbers using old o nes as rfeferance point. That way I can run numbers with the gasket I want and know exactly what I have.
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Re: compression with higher dosage of nitro
« Reply #19 on: November 03, 2021, 04:14:18 PM »
What compression does A-Fuel (injected nitro) run?
Curious as I'm building a backup engine and may try something new. Used to blown fuel driving.

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Re: compression with higher dosage of nitro
« Reply #20 on: November 05, 2021, 11:40:31 AM »
In the big show cars 13.5 and up. We have two sets of pistons the bigger ones where bought because previous owner had Prock helping and he wanted every.1 he could get. Not sure about nostalgia A/fuel,.
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