Machining Piston to lower compression?

Jorgen Karlsson jurg at
Fri Mar 2 17:09:20 EST 2001

> Yes, I agree, but if I could remove a small amount and still have a strong
> piston, it could be an affordable option.  $1000 for pistons would make
> project impossible anyway...if it was'nt for that mortgage...maybe I could
> live in the car....hmmm.

I think that you could get away with a bit less money then that for the JE
pistons. I think that somewhere between $600 and $700 is possible.

I will experiment with a 3mm copper gasket to lower compression during this

Jorgen Karlsson
Gothenburg, Sweden

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