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blown north
05-25-2003, 08:46 PM
Good news the machine shop was happy to inform me that there is no significant ware on either the cylinders or the crank I only have to replace one rod(badly scored from the bearing that turned). So i have started to research the limits of maxing out the head flow: cam, rockers and larger intake and exaust valves. If any of you guys have any suggetions or experiences I would greatly appreciate your input/advise.

05-26-2003, 12:01 PM
i've heard that the stock exhaust is super restrictive and if you replace it it will boost the horse but you will lose some torque

Big Cat Davo
05-26-2003, 02:28 PM
The best heads available for our cars are the Steigmieir heads from Apten.


Dr. Fred also offers a budget cam and head package that runs really well.


If it is just a local guy decent results can be acheived, the short turn radius on the exhaust port being one sport in particular that a lot of gain can be realized.

A fellow canuck