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Re: SVO: shaving heads

Why do you want to raise the compression if your only selling it anyhow?

On Sun, 14 Dec 1997, Chris Costanzo wrote:

>         Hey Everyone,
>    I think I asked this before, but never got an answer.  I have a head that
> I want to shave down for compression reasons.  It's an `85 Merhur engine
> that I am going to drop in the Pinto so I can sell it (need to sell to get
> the Capri).  It will be an NA engine, so I want to shave the head to
> increase the 9:1 compression to 10:1.  How much do I need to shave.  They
> will be doing the work at my friends tech school (ATC in Exton PA) so I need
> to know exactly how much to take off.  Anyone have any ideas?  .030?  .040?
> More?  Anyone?  Bueller?  (sorry  :)   ).  Thanks guys.
>                                                         Bug Bug

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