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To: "'buick-rover-v8@autox.team.net'" <buick-rover-v8@autox.team.net>
Subject: FW: Compression Ratio on V8
From: Pieter Erasmus <PieterE@liw.denel.co.za>
Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2000 16:31:56 +0200
> Compression Ratio on V8
> How much power increase can I expect if I change the standard 8.13:1 CR
> pistons in my 3.5 '80 RR (with twin Strombergs) to 020" 9.75:1 CR pistons,
> assuming everything else on the engine stay the same. I allready have
> fitted a lumenition ignition, mild Piper cam, twin downpipe exhaust
> manifolds from a '95 Disco and free-flow exhaust.?
> As a matter of interest, I peeked under the bonnet of a 4.0l series ii
> Disco, and gues what, 8.25:1 CR pistons fitted. Why is LR using such low
> compression ratios?
> Regards
> Pieter Erasmus

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