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Old 02-01-2006
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Originally Posted by speedranger
and a "type R" sticker will give you 5+ HP
^^^^ yeah that'll do it believe it or not... it's what all the turbo guys do

no lie it can be done i have a friend that has a 500 horse 2.3 dohc motor in his pinto that he does dirt track raceing with.....and i didn't mean by just doing that... but doing that and forged pistons and a chip.... you'd be suprized

so take that u noobie fluffer
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Old 02-02-2006
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Good luck

I hope you do mill the head .30 that's 3/10th's of an inch. How thick do you think the casting is ?

Last edited by BOB; 02-02-2006 at 06:34 PM. Reason: Shouldn't sink to name calling
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Old 02-02-2006
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Why bother milling the head to a 4 banger, spend the time and money on an engine swap...

my $.02
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Old 02-03-2006
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i'v got acess to a machine shop that i used regulery < sry can't spell..... but anyway this is besides the point.... it's proven belioeve it or not next time i'm at my buddys shop i'll take some pics of his 4 banger....and dyno sheets
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