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Compression! Other Ways To Lower It.

Discussion in 'General Tech and Maintenance' started by Liquidblaze, Apr 23, 2003.

  1. Liquidblaze

    Liquidblaze Senior Member

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    Okay, other than low compression pistons and a stackable head gasket, what else can you do to lower your compression?
     
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    shorter rods. I think that just a thick head gasket will do the trick.
     
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    you won't want to lower compression more than pistons/HG will do most likely. If you get shorter rods, that can also have different affects on the physics of your combustion chamber.
     
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    I have 9.4:1 compression ratio. If I put on low compression pistons it will take me down to 9:1. How much will the head gasket take me down by?

    Thanks,
    Chris
     
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    I believe standard oversized goes down by .1 or .2
     
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