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Weird that the new technology still make it go back to Iron Head, those piston almost look like IH ones. LOL.
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Weird that the new technology still make it go back to Iron Head, those piston almost look like IH ones. LOL.
Not too weird.... You cannot make compression in a 70cc combustion chamber with a flat top piston. Especially with the smallish diameter of our pistons. A SBC or SBF has a 4.00 bore and 57 to 62 cc chambers that net 9.0 to 10.0 compression... At 3.565 it even more difficult to make more than that with a minor dome.

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