Forged pistons, silicon content and sidewall clearance
Tue, 5 Aug 2003 06:58:21 -0500
>1. Don't go w/ forged pistons unless you really need them.
Very good advice.
>3. Hi Tech coatings can dramatically reduce the amount of heat absorbed by
Everyone tells me this. I have disassembled a couple of high dollar motors
with these fancy coatings, and the coating was flaking off severely or
starting to in all cases. I wonder how well this stuff really holds up and
if it is worth all of the time and effort? Granted my sample is small, but I
know of others who have found the same. This wasn't a mom and pop job