Thank you for cutting me some slack on my mis-measuring. Yes, I am a dolt!
I honestly did write down .090 as the piston to deck measurements only to screw it up with my fancy Photoshopping.
The 10 inch stall converter sounds great, It will be on the list!
The Vortec heads are staying stock with the exception of your spring suggestion. Everything is going to work around the "Lift Rule" Isky cam you suggested. I want to shave the heads a bit not only for the sake of decreased chamber volume, but to insure a flat making surface for the .015 steel shim head gasket.
I have short tires,but wi-i-i-de! The truck is dropped 4", and she probably weighs 4000lbs.
I am one of those lucky guys that live only 10 blocks from work. I drive exactly 1 mile one way. I have another car at my disposal if need be (Translation: Gas goes to $10. a gallon), so gas is no problem with me.
I am ordering flat top pistons with a Compression dist of 1.560 and a Deck Clearance of .025. I am hoping to engineer a quelch of between .030 & .040.
So good so far?
Thanks for you help and guidance. You don't know how much it is appreciated.