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Originally posted by hbrand
I hate turbo engines.
My thought was if the head is leaking I can work on the surefaces and install some kind of head gaskets. some members said the turbos had them - but that would be 3.o ltr and they would not work on my 2.8 ltr
I do not know how this engine was run by its former owner, all I want this engine to be is a fast long lasting stret engine.
thanks, harold
If this was the other motor you're talking about, it's not ever going to be a long-lasting engine, if you keep it in this config. 11.5:1 - nothing long-lasting about that, particularly with a magnesium case.

Take a look again at some of the chapters in the book, and that should help you decide what to do.

These pistons look forged to me - they look very much like Mahle RSR style pistons. They don't look like any JE pistons I've ever seen. The JE pistons I've seen are all machined across the top of the cylinder. These tops (minus the pockets) were forged.

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