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Old 12-12-2012, 11:20 AM
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Originally Posted by techinspector1 View Post
Not a good idea. John Erb, chief engineer at Keith Black Pistons says that the motor may ping worse if you widen the squish dimension with a thicker gasket.
if its close and just needs a bit less compression it does seem to help. I tried it myself and had good luck but yes I am aware of the issues with larger squish.
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