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Old 06-08-2005, 04:01 AM   #1
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had anyone here tried thinner head gaskets to increase compression ratio on naturally aspirated models... and if so what where the effets???
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.001hp.

Won't be felt. I'm guessing you saw the ones which are .005" thinner than stock, on Intense'* website?

A full point increase in compression would only yield 10-15hp. A full point is like going from 8:1 to 9:1 Compression. That little gasket I think makes it increase 1/10 or so. So that would be like 8:1 to 8.1:1.

If you NEED new head gaskets, and these are the same price as the stockers, go for it. Otherwise, it isn't worth it.


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yes and they are leaking oil on me. so i'm going back to felpro'*.
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95nasta: are your'* metal or a rubber like thing? Metal is silver, rubber is black.


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95nasta: are your'* metal or a rubber like thing? Metal is silver, rubber is black.


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There 4 layer steel.
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