Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board - View Single Post - This really an inverted dome piston?
View Single Post
  #35 (permalink)  
Old 04-22-2013, 09:26 PM
techinspector1's Avatar
techinspector1 techinspector1 is offline
Senior Curmudgeon
Last wiki edit: DynoSim combinations Last photo:
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Hemet, California, USA
Age: 73
Posts: 14,052
Wiki Edits: 326

Thanks: 1,049
Thanked 1,431 Times in 1,153 Posts
Originally Posted by 0trbo4myCHEVUICK View Post
The head of the piston is real thin.
I seem to remember reading in an engineering mag several years ago that the crown thickness of most any piston will be about 7% of the bore. So, on a 4" bore piston, the crown should be about 0.280" (over a quarter of an inch).
Reply With Quote