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Old 10-05-2018, 04:42 PM   #1
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Hey all. I'm carrying on with a long delayed performance build. It's my first time doing a real engine build. For those experienced in building custom engines...Where/what companies did you acquire your pistons, rods and bearings from?
My build is N/A and I have yet to see pistons made for B23s with higher compression.
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Old 10-05-2018, 05:24 PM   #2
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I'd talk to Yoshifab. Josh has some great pistons and rods and can help spec out some internals based on your goals.
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B23E 10.3:1 flat top pistons exist in Canada, Europe and Australia

I have a brand new piston kit I am selling actually
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Old 10-05-2018, 06:27 PM   #4
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B23E 10.3:1 flat top pistons exist in Canada, Europe and Australia

I have a brand new piston kit I am selling actually
Stock pistons will not do. I'm looking for performance parts. There's more to pistons than compression.
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Old 10-05-2018, 06:36 PM   #5
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Hey all. I'm carrying on with a long delayed performance build. It's my first time doing a real engine build. For those experienced in building custom engines...Where/what companies did you acquire your pistons, rods and bearings from?
My build is N/A and I have yet to see pistons made for B23s with higher compression.
Only done 8-10 B21 or B23 custom builds (and helped--supplied stuff for a few more including a fast B20) Most 8v, but one was B23 w 16v head and cams I made a run of for the old Knox Motorsport..

Rods : me
Pistons: J&E or CP--via me..dealer for both.
bearings: where you can get Clevite 77 or GLYCO cheap enough.

Valves, springs and cams--Sweden

What use of car? Road car? what gearbox?

And separately : Following Rally GB or whatever they're calling WRC in UK now?
Tänak 28,8 seconds up on Neuville and 31s on Latvala...that's only one spin.
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Old 10-05-2018, 09:09 PM   #6
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Only done 8-10 B21 or B23 custom builds (and helped--supplied stuff for a few more including a fast B20) Most 8v, but one was B23 w 16v head and cams I made a run of for the old Knox Motorsport..

Rods : me
Pistons: J&E or CP--via me..dealer for both.
bearings: where you can get Clevite 77 or GLYCO cheap enough.

Valves, springs and cams--Sweden

What use of car? Road car? what gearbox?

And separately : Following Rally GB or whatever they're calling WRC in UK now?
Tänak 28,8 seconds up on Neuville and 31s on Latvala...that's only one spin.



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