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Old 02-21-2003, 12:22 AM   #1 (permalink)
 
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head gasket for turbo apps.

ok, im going to throw down this spring for a turbo kit and run some where around 7psi.....my question is how much can i change my CR which stock is 10.2.1 with a thicker head gasket? im looking for actuall numbers here if anyone can help. also, one last thing is im a certified tech...but ive never installed a turbo before. is there anything i should watch out for, or would i have to be an idoit to screw it up. thanks for the help.
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best thing to do for lowering compression is new forged pistons. a thicker head gasket will throw timing off pretty wacky. and if you go the new piston route, you can keep using an OEM head gasket :
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