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Old 01-28-2010, 07:27 PM
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Originally Posted by tyler71385
Good to know. Guess the old machine shop mantra is out the window "Loose runs...tight don't."
Without sacrificing durability, the cup cars run as tight as they can. I have no numbers though.

I say if you're gonna miss it...miss it loose.

Miss it loose and You know, miss it tight and EVERYONE knows.

Those LS engines make power and hold it. They must have done their homework after all this time. As far as the piston to wall, as far as I know, it's the recent LS series' engines that are running that tight. Makes sense how it works though.
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