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PostPosted: Sat Dec 14, 2019 8:29 am 
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Hello

New engine project for Gr1 is at planning stage.

Homologation gives compression ratio 10,7:1, and also combustion chamber volume is fixed, so only variable is squish distance.

New HG uncompressed thickness is 2,0 - 2,1 mm. Is there another options for gasket? Or what might be compressed thickness of this head gasket?


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 22, 2019 1:41 pm 
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The gasket is about 1,2mm compressed. I alway's skim the engineblock to have the pistons sticking out to raise compression ratio.

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