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RE: Ripp's 5000TQ.
<<Typos are quickly excused. However a claim for a SS crank is
> on the ridiculous. If it is true, then it really warrants more
> coverage to explain why.
> Now if the misunderstanding was because Ross is using Stainless
> Steel head gaskets (yes, plural,) hence the writer's thought that the
> had multiple heads, then I'd start to pay attention, and again, want
I agree completely that the Stainless crank yields no advantage
whatsoever, as I said in my second reply to Scott. Yes, I also agree
that it is *possibly* that the writer may have been referring to
stainless head gaskets.
<<> 3. The throttle body was modified "to flow more direct air
> > intake
> Yep, I can only guess he removed the ramp on the butterfly. Other
> that, the TB is pretty good, and actually fairly big at 60mm. I
> into installing a larger TB when I did the EFI swap, but the intake is
> exactly 60mm, so it would have required machining to open that up. I
> don't _think_ that is a restriction anyway.>>
I agree completely!!
<<> Interesting paint job also....
> I don't care how others paint their cars. I know what _I_ like, but
> don't care what others do on their cars. :-)>>
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