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D&S Induction Systems
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From: Columbia Heights Mn U.S.A.
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posted 02-05-2003 09:36 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for D&S Induction Systems   Click Here to Email D&S Induction Systems     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Every time I ask this question I get 50 differnt answers, but here it goes any way.

For D0VE and D1VE 460 cid blocks, how far can you safely bore out the cylnders?

All my life I have bought only vergin blocks but somone gave me a free D0VE block. It already has been bored out .030".

Has anybody ran into any problems going more than .030"?

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jsracingbbf
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posted 02-05-2003 09:46 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for jsracingbbf   Click Here to Email jsracingbbf     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Mine is bored .080 & no problems thus far. BTW welcome to M & M

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Moneymaker
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posted 02-05-2003 10:00 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Moneymaker   Click Here to Email Moneymaker     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Welcome to M&M !
We have bored them to .100 over several times.
Sterling even makes an inexpensive .100 over cast piston for the 429.

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D&S Induction Systems
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posted 02-05-2003 10:15 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for D&S Induction Systems   Click Here to Email D&S Induction Systems     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Great! Thanks for the info.

If I don't sell this block in a job, I plan to use it for a 1/2 filled 554 next season.

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kid vishus
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posted 02-05-2003 10:49 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for kid vishus   Click Here to Email kid vishus     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Welcome to M&M

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Just Strokin
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posted 02-06-2003 09:00 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Just Strokin   Click Here to Email Just Strokin     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
The D0VE-A and the D1VE-AA were the basis for the CJ/SCJ engines. They came in 2 bolt and 4 bolt configurations and had the thick main webs. You can add 4 bolt main caps from Milodon or Program without any problems (they are splayed verses the stock outer bolts being straight into the web).

They can generally be bored .080" over without a sonic map and some will go to 4.500" with sonic map.

On my D0VE-A, I just went .030 over this time. On the 557 I built a few years back, I used a 4.440" bore and a 4.500" stroke. Nice runnig motor with the BT-B's on it.

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Larry

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