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304 304 tickle up

Discussion in 'V8 Development and Modification' started by jap h8r, Oct 10, 2012.

  1. IRON8

    IRON8 Let It Rip

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    men dont beat around the bush, we dont sugar coat nothing !! ;)
     
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    Hi guys I'm new member I'm in the middle of doing up a VB commodore n rebuilding the 304 so far I have holly 600dp,edlebrock duel high rise manifold,crow cam h 286 cam kit,cloyes double row timing chain set Ive been reading that the 286 cam needs 10.5 comp what would I need to do to get that Im getting the mace flattop pistons 20 thou oversized ones what else needs to be done sorry first time rebuilding a engine
     
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    Just depends on what you already have. Case by case basis - you’ll need to measure it all. Gasket height, deck height, chamber volume
     
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    At the moment it's a stock vn 304
     
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    All the parts I have so far are in my first post
     
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    If u work in a engine machining shop u may as well take it into work and zero deck your block, hone or bore depending on the condition of the bores of course, new rings, cam bearings, rod and main bearings etc do it once and properly
     
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    And stroke it
     
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    Indeed....even Billy agrees.

     
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    Standard vn 304 blocks vary from .025" to .035" deck height. Standard head cc is 63cc
     

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