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inovative idea's - please participate

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by aknight_sa, Nov 26, 2006.

  1. aknight_sa

    aknight_sa 1/2 ton status

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    hi guys

    can any of you share any idea's made to enhance the performance of the engine? something customley built and not sold at an auto shop
     
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    wayyyell, that depends on the engine in question now dont it?
     
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    viagra?
     
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    A good set of heads, set up by a great head porter guy. Before you build, talk to an engine builder, and give him your application use. Gear ratio, transfer case hi and lo range, trans type, tire size, rpm range This way parts can be matched for the application, and it will all work much better.
     
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    An engine is nothing more than a glorified air compressor. Therefore the more air you get into the engine and out efficiently the more power it will make. With that being said good cylinder heads are the best place to start.
     
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    sticks like glue, burns like hell
     
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    lightweight valvetrain.
     
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    Spherical rotary valves.
     
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    cross drilled crank pins
     
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    a good ol balance and blueprint will work wonders too.
     
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    Gold anodized piston return springs............
     
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    dont forget the high speed bronze oilite muffler bushings
     
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    Very true...
     

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