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post #11 of 52 (permalink) Old 08-28-2013, 12:37 PM
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You said in a post you had your engine balanced and stuff. What's that mean? After I work on the car I have to balance the car out?
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I got the crank balanced because of the lightweight flywheel. Thats the only thing I balanced. The neutral balance shafts in my engine eliminate the slight loss of power that the stock balance shafts create to keep the car from vibrating

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Does your engine run better/smoother etc built? Btw I have like 98k miles on my car. Will rebuilding help make it kind of new again or last longer
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Does your engine run better/smoother etc built? Btw I have like 98k miles on my car. Will rebuilding help make it kind of new again or last longer
Obviously over time there is wear and tear on an engine. After 100k or so miles, you may start seeing a drop in compression across your cylinders as they are starting to wear/bore (as metal rings on the pistons tend to shave on the cylinders a little), so you're probably sitting on a slightly larger cylinder mass thus lowering your compression because your pistons aren't meant for a cylinder of that size.

It's not much, .020 at the most. Honestly a rebuild will make the car run better yes as it will feel like it has a young heart again. And depending on how you build it, it could have more power and or run smoother/rougher. A lot about your engine depends on the specifications of the build you're doing.

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Rods/ pistons...valve springs, ported head/ new timing chain/ nuetral balanced shaft/ and seals/ arp studs...making the engine strong
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So you would need to bore .020 over, or just hone if it's already there (that's machine shop work there and can be expensive). I'd recommend PNP (Port and Polish) on Intake Mani, Head, and Exhaust Mani's (make sure they port match so it will flow the best), probably decking the head and block wouldn't be a bad idea either. Go with a higher compression ratio piston and you should gain more torque at the bottom just by installing those, and after all of that, get a tune/re-tune for the added air/compression, and your car will run stronger than the day it came off the assembly line.

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Mods - Injen CAI, CIA MAF Relocate CP's, Dejon FMIC,
Custom 3" DP, 3" Exhaust, GT3076R, Pioneer AVH-4100DVD, Hurst STS, ZZP triple pod, Autometer Cobalt boost/DPIC/WB gauges, Nitto NT05 245/40/18's, H&R Springs, 80:20 Meth Spray
Future - KSport Kontrol Pro Coilovers, 10% Tint, FMIC spray
538whp/501wtq @38 psi on meth and 93 oct on stock ish motor


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Mods - *Updated 10/6/13* AEM TRUboost EBC, 4in custom TBE, SD dual 93/e85 tune, ETS 4in Race Core FMIC, Dual Aeromotive 400lph Fuel Pumps, T4 Tubular Manifold w/ dual WG's, FP Super99HTZ DBB Turbo, GSC 274 mivec cams, ARP headstuds/rod studs, FIC 2150cc Injectors, Aeromotive FPR, Aeromotive Fuel Rail, catch can, Mini Battery Kit, Slim Coolant Fan, Kiggly Racing high pressure valve Springs/Titanium Retainers, Supertech Stainless Steel Valves, Dual VTA Tial 44mm WG's, 4g64 Stroker Manley Pistons, 155mm 2.4 LR Manley Turbo Plus I Beam Rods with ARP 625 Studs, 100mm forged non-billet Manley Crankshaft, Full H/E PNP with Port Matching, Kiggly Racing Girdle, Dual Tial 50mm BOV's, Excedy Triple Disc Carbon HD Clutch, AEM EMS

'95 Ram 2500 Diesel
Mods - 5in TBE, Boost Elbow set to 28psi, Adjusted fuel pump, Open Turbo.

Future Mods- Super Street Clutch (rated @1400ftlbs tq), 67mm turbo, 160lb valve springs, added timing, tubular exhaust manifold, larger injectors, possible 6 spd swap.


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Balance shafts and ported head don't make it stronger, it just frees some more horsepower

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Wait, banker what compression pistons do you have? Why so low if the higher compression gains better torque
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Bankers isn't low, he has high compression ones. With lower compression pistions you can run more boost when you're FI with lower octane fuel. The higher the compression piston you have, you can run good amounts of boost, you just need a higher octane fuel, such as 100+ octane, e85, or add methanol injection to help stabilize the fuel mixture from over heating from added compression and detonating before it should be and blowing up your engine .

'09 SS/TC - Stolen
Mods - Injen CAI, CIA MAF Relocate CP's, Dejon FMIC,
Custom 3" DP, 3" Exhaust, GT3076R, Pioneer AVH-4100DVD, Hurst STS, ZZP triple pod, Autometer Cobalt boost/DPIC/WB gauges, Nitto NT05 245/40/18's, H&R Springs, 80:20 Meth Spray
Future - KSport Kontrol Pro Coilovers, 10% Tint, FMIC spray
538whp/501wtq @38 psi on meth and 93 oct on stock ish motor


06 EVO IX MR/SE - Sold
Mods - *Updated 10/6/13* AEM TRUboost EBC, 4in custom TBE, SD dual 93/e85 tune, ETS 4in Race Core FMIC, Dual Aeromotive 400lph Fuel Pumps, T4 Tubular Manifold w/ dual WG's, FP Super99HTZ DBB Turbo, GSC 274 mivec cams, ARP headstuds/rod studs, FIC 2150cc Injectors, Aeromotive FPR, Aeromotive Fuel Rail, catch can, Mini Battery Kit, Slim Coolant Fan, Kiggly Racing high pressure valve Springs/Titanium Retainers, Supertech Stainless Steel Valves, Dual VTA Tial 44mm WG's, 4g64 Stroker Manley Pistons, 155mm 2.4 LR Manley Turbo Plus I Beam Rods with ARP 625 Studs, 100mm forged non-billet Manley Crankshaft, Full H/E PNP with Port Matching, Kiggly Racing Girdle, Dual Tial 50mm BOV's, Excedy Triple Disc Carbon HD Clutch, AEM EMS

'95 Ram 2500 Diesel
Mods - 5in TBE, Boost Elbow set to 28psi, Adjusted fuel pump, Open Turbo.

Future Mods- Super Street Clutch (rated @1400ftlbs tq), 67mm turbo, 160lb valve springs, added timing, tubular exhaust manifold, larger injectors, possible 6 spd swap.


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post #20 of 52 (permalink) Old 08-29-2013, 11:46 AM
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So the 10:1 is good? Or 8:
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