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Old 07-05-2003, 07:45 AM   #1
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hi just wanted to know if you alter the head shims will it alter the performance as it will up or lower the compression, just wondering?

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Old 07-05-2003, 08:07 AM   #2
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Yes, it will definitely alter the performance. There are many reasons to alter the shims. Nitro %, age of engine, track layout & size, many more.......... But to personal preference is to stick with the original factory recommendation. Cheers!
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