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Old 10-14-2003, 04:53 PM
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Originally posted by Surge
I've heard that as piston/sleeve compression starts reducing through use, that the head clearance should be reduced to regain some of the lost compression. Comments?
I won't do it. I am setting up head clearance and try to keep it as long as possible ( unless ambient parameters have been chnged). If compression goes down it will lose perfomance, by changing compression ratio you can create a lot of mess inside combustion chamber, also on my engines head shim is already .125-.15 mm-no way I will go down.
There is only one way to change head gasket-to compencate wheter conditions.
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