pistons

  1. Best long block (for boost) that could theoretically run on a stock tune and pass CA smog?

    I have been saving up money for a second block to be built and I am not sure what direction to go. I see all kinds of advice on here for different blocks, companies, head combos and compression ratios but I am not sure of many with the requirement that would also let it use a stock tune It is...
  2. Thoughts on Engine Machine Work Quote

    Got a quote for engine machining and parts on my 2015 mustang gt. Piston had a hole in it and piston rings melted to piston. Piston scraped the sides of the cylinder wall. Total Cost Machine Work (Heads / Block): $2,060 Total Cost Parts: $3,522.00 Total Cost: $5,582 What do you guys think? I...
  3. Best Performance Motor Build Shops

    Shopping around for shops that can build my internals. Any recommendations? Can ship my car so location not an issue
  4. To sleeve or not to sleeve a Voodoo

    As everybody knows, voodoos love boost but tend to be living on borrowed time with the stock bottom end (yes, i know your brother’s friend’s uncle has one that’s been boosted on a SBE for years without a problem). But most people who build motors for their boosted Shelbys go ahead and sleeve the...
  5. options for aftermarket connecting rods & pistons for the Voodoo 5.2

    My engine is already out so I figured I may as well consider upgrading my next weak link: my rods & pistons. I'm targeting 1000 crank horsepower but so far I can only find Manley 140434-8 Rods with an advertised rating of 750+ horsepower. I'm already exceeding that on the factory rods...
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