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    I LOL'd!

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    Quote Originally Posted by KStromberg View Post
    I do know that 2 turbos would fit perfectly where the factory gas tank used to be.
    Funny you should mention that. It's been a vague idea of mine for several years now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chris2523 View Post
    yep.
    especially with a centri.
    no boost at launch, where c heads make more torque.
    if he doesn't spin much past 7, he'll likely see more area under the torque curve.
    A can of worms opened, c would be my choice from a pure et stand point from what you pointed out more lower end torque makes lower sixtys which turn into lower ets, which also snaps axles ....its get worse from there as ets drop mph gets higher the rules get stiffer. at some point the car needs a nine inch and a cage, speed costs money in more than one way.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mad1stGen View Post
    Hilarious. LOL. I think your grin scared him off.

    Can I send you a door panel (or duct tape) so you don't have to look for that window switch ?
    Or he saw that fuel cell...lol

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    Well guys, I got the meat and potatoes. .20 over teksid, manley flattops and eagle h-beam rods. The block will need to be disassembled to do some tweaks for my power goals. Points of interest are the oil pump, wristpins, timing dowel pins, and checking the ring gap for big boost. The cast crank will also need to go and then it will need a re-balance. My end goal is 800-900whp and deep 9s. I am currently in the "discussion" stage for a new power adder and it will very likely be a large single front mount turbo setup. Stay tuned....

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    I assume you will have a few parts for sale in the near future.

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    its .020 btw.
    .20 over would completely remove the liner.
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    Quote Originally Posted by KStromberg View Post
    ... .20 over teksid, manley flattops and eagle h-beam rods. The block will need to be disassembled to do some tweaks for my power goals. Points of interest are the oil pump, wristpins, timing dowel pins, and checking the ring gap for big boost. The cast crank will also need to go and then it will need a re-balance.
    So you bought a built short block for what?

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    But wait.....there is a twist. I got it for $1000. Lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by KStromberg View Post
    Damn that was sweet!

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