Originally Posted by my87Z
i love this quote "horsepower sell cars but torque wins races"
i would listen to these two guys they have already proven them selves on this site time and time again of thier knowlege
just a question from me, with him wanting his pistons to go just above the deck @ TDC, wouldn't his CR be rather high and be in possible danger of hitting the valves before they close + plus posibly hitting the heads and the higher RPM he wants to run?
i could be wrong
You can run them above the deck, but you need a thicker gasket to compensate. You still want .040"ish quench distance and the compression and P/V clearance depend largely on the cam chosen. Really running them at 0 deck is about the best street option.