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Old 09-30-2008, 11:37 PM
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Slipfreak, what exactly are you wanting to do? Proper design for relative purpose intended is what will result in getting what you want, so far as what the end result will be. What kind of vehicle are you going to put it into? How much does it weigh? WHAT WILL IT BE USED FOR? Do you want to spend $9/gal for racing fuel, or do you want it to be able to run on 93 octane premium unleaded? Or 87 octane regular? Will it spend all of it's time on a circle track? On a dragstrip? Delivering pizzas?... DO you want this vehicle to have 160mph top end, or just an 11sec 1/4 mile, or something you can actually drive on the streets (comfortably) 6 days out of 7? Throw us a friggin' bone here! I suggest that for starters you spend an entire evening or two, or more, reading thru the knowledge base and getting some ideas on exactly what this engine(s)/vehicle(s) intended usage will be, and then you'll have a good starting point from which to begin the PLANNING phase. You do only want to pay for it ONCE don't you? If you just start throwing parts and components together that are not well-matched to each other AND to the "suitability of purpose", you'll end up with a high priced hunk of junk that will be slower that what you could've bought off a car lot, and unreliable/unsafe as well, in addition to being uncomfortable to drive and needing to be redone correctly from the start. Start out by doing some research, and thinking about what you want this vehicle to be PRIMARILY used for. Then decide on a budget and a timeframe. Then MORE RESEARCH... You'll be happier in the end.-Jim
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