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I've lost my (F)head, Should I mill it while it's off?

Discussion in '40- & 55-Series Tech' started by Schubz, Feb 15, 2004.

  1. Schubz

    Schubz Guest

    I'm going to be dropping off my F block at my machinist to be bored, honed, whatever it needs... I've searched and found that one guy milled the block like .010, and the head at .025. I've seen others(here) that have gone .050, up to .090 on just the head. What are pros/cons of milling? Higher compression, obviously...No, I'm not racing ::), just wanna pep it up alittle.
     
  2. folsom50

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    I'd say the biggest advantage to milling and decking is that fact that it cleans up any inconsistancies on the two sufaces. It gives you 2 perfectly flat surfaces to mate together (or at least as perfect as the machine shop is capable of) plus it does up the comp. a little.
     
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    I milled my daughter's 73 .080, this figure was from Mark Whatley-TT Tech editor, ran like a Raped Ape.........still ran on regular gas.
    Butch