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buggdude67 said:
I have a question for all the head porters and engine builders out there.

Is it or is it not a good idea to port/polish stock heads to get a little more (if anything) out of a stock engine?

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Rich
Porting stock heads would be fine. You would make gains. Power is made in the cylinder heads. The better they flow the more power that is made. Take that with a grain of salt.

What I am saying is the valves also have to flow a certain amount as well. I.E valve size and lift and duration from the cam all have to be considered.

In other words again.. A massive port job could be restricted by small valves and small cam.
 

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The best gain will be had in the bowl and a good valve job. Getting rid of the crap directly under the seat and getting a GOOD valve job will make a giant difference. Dont mess with the port unless you know what your doing... :nono:
 

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Jeff Newcomb said:
The best gain will be had in the bowl and a good valve job. Getting rid of the crap directly under the seat and getting a GOOD valve job will make a giant difference. Dont mess with the port unless you know what your doing... :nono:
I don't think Rich would be trying to port his own heads LOL or at least I hope not. I thought It was more of a general question. Porting should be left to the experienced IMO.
 

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Brian Sanders said:
I don't think Rich would be trying to port his own heads LOL or at least I hope not. I thought It was more of a general question. Porting should be left to the experienced IMO.
No, I was just curious if it would benifit a stock engine, to get that little extra from it. I would never try to port my own heads.
 
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