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Date:         Tue, 18 Nov 2003 08:41:18 -0500
Reply-To:     ROBERT DONALDS <donalds1@VERIZON.NET>
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From:         ROBERT DONALDS <donalds1@VERIZON.NET>
Subject:      Re: 1.9L heads. Who has used them ...
Comments: To: Ken Lewis <kdlewis_wasting_time@ACCESS4LESS.NET>
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I have used 1.9 heads with no problems I do unshroud the intake valve and this goes add a few CC,s to the camber size. This was done to add flow not so much to lower the compression. The intake ports are a little smaller at the gasket surface.


----- Original Message ----- From: "Ken Lewis" <kdlewis_wasting_time@ACCESS4LESS.NET> To: <vanagon@GERRY.VANAGON.COM> Sent: Sunday, November 16, 2003 7:08 PM Subject: 1.9L heads. Who has used them ...

> Who has used them on a 2.1L engine? Any negative results like pinging, hard > to start, etc. ? They are supposed to increase the compression ratio when > used like this. Is it a large increase? > > I completed a 2.1L short block and a set of 1.9L heads I would like to put > it. > > > Ken Lewis > 86 Transporter Crew Cab > 60 356 T-5 Porsche > > Vanagon tech, pixs, O2 monitor gadget >

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