Forged pistons

Jay Stewart
Tue, 5 Aug 2003 11:03:57 -0500

Terry Heick wrote:
> FWIW, when we build 3S-GTEs we rarely coat them, and almost
> always use forged pistons.

Same here with the 4G63 guys. Matter of fact the only guys who use coatings
a bunch are the Nissan guys.

Rick Frey wrote:
>As it seems to me, the dogma on this list has been that swain coatings are
>the real deal and all others fall short.

The specific ones that were seen flaking were the swaintech ones. Their
exhaust coatings don't stick too well in turbo applications that I have seen