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Re: [T3] seven questions for thanksgiving


On 22 Nov 2001, at 22:00, Per Lindgren wrote:

> 
> 
> Russ Wolfe wrote:
> 
> > > 3.  i wanted the CR to be around 7.0 and the guy did it, but it
> > > seems like there is a lot of the machined part of the cylinder, at
> > > the head end, showing.  should i be worried?  (i'm using cb
> > > performance 044 heads)  if i wanted to change it later is it very
> > > involved?  is it something that i should take the time to do
> > > right, now.  will my cylinders crack or something?
> > >
> > He has installed shims between the cylinder and the head to lower
> > the CR. This should not be any problem.
> 
> I thought the shims should sit between the cylinder and case, not
> between cyl. and head. This is to keep compression leaks to a minimum
> of course.

I agree. Below the cylinders is the better place to put them, but 
while the shim thickness would be the same, the diameters are 
different.

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Jim Adney, jadney@vwtype3.org
Madison, Wisconsin, USA
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