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Glens67
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posted 11-15-2002 09:01 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Glens67   Click Here to Email Glens67     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Ford 428 .030 over. book says .010 - .030 Rings are now .016 do I need more? Street and drag race.

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SteveLaRiviere
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posted 11-15-2002 10:03 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for SteveLaRiviere   Click Here to Email SteveLaRiviere     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Rule of thumb is .004" per inch of bore. More of course, if you plan on using N2O.

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posted 11-15-2002 10:13 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Moneymaker   Click Here to Email Moneymaker     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I like them the be a bit wider than that unless you are using cast rings.

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Glens67
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posted 11-15-2002 10:23 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Glens67   Click Here to Email Glens67     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Sealed Power Cast Iron Rings, nothing fancy.

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steve'66
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posted 11-15-2002 11:22 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for steve'66   Click Here to Email steve'66     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Glen,

.016 is good.
You're not gonna blow it or run N20 so you're good to go.

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Glens67
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posted 11-16-2002 12:53 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Glens67   Click Here to Email Glens67     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Thanks for the Help

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