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Old 10-15-2016, 03:34 AM   #1
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3v Aluminum Block vs Iron

Doing an engine build and already bought a spare 3v motor. Would I be better off selling it and buying an iron block? Doing an engine build semi-soon and don't wanna run into any issues. Gonna make 700+ wheel. Am I ever gonna have to worry about it, or do I just need to buy an iron block?


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Block will be fine. Just make sure you have strong enough internals.


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A stock block is good to north of 1000. A sleeved teskid block or a boss iron block is a step up from the 3 valve block but isn't needed for 700rwhp. Im around 1000rwhp with the stock block.
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A stock block is good to north of 1000. A sleeved teskid block or a boss iron block is a step up from the 3 valve block but isn't needed for 700rwhp. Im around 1000rwhp with the stock block.

Very nice, if I recognize your avatar correctly, you're the reason I bought my XXR's lol cheers


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Very nice, if I recognize your avatar correctly, you're the reason I bought my XXR's lol cheers


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