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Old 08-07-2013, 01:28 PM   #26
VanquisherSS
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Originally Posted by 2SS45th View Post
I didn't mind the extra weight, it ended up being like 80lbs heavier. The iron block has much thicker sleeves, so that's part of it. The main reason I have the LSX is the six bolt heads, they become necessary after that 1000 wheel mark. I'm either running a set of 63s or an F1X with a direct port shot, maybe in the 250 range. To run nitrous and a blower I would recommend that you have the pistons gas ported, it keeps the rings from collapsing and is usually only 15 to 20 bucks a piston. I can't find the picture of mine right now, but this is a great example of them:
Yeah I wouldn't mind it either, I'm not trying to set any records here just want it to live long and happy. I guess honestly what blows my mind when looking at engines are all the options. For instance on TSPs site:

http://texas-speed.com/p-588-tsp-408...ort-block.aspx

It starts talking about pistons with -15cc dish and I'm just like . Like what the hell is a reluctor wheel lol.
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