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swapping question..
Posted by: Grandpacorvair ()
Date: February 03, 2018 07:11AM

Can I use a 65 turbo case with 64 cylinders, heads and pistons from a turbo engine?

Kerry Borgne
Birmingham, Michigan

1963 Spyder Convertible

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Re: swapping question..
Posted by: Frank DuVal ()
Date: February 03, 2018 09:07AM

Most cases are the same, keeping in the same family, 145 cu in vs 164 cu inch. Only the suffix of the stamped number changes.

So, yes, an RL case can be used with 64 cylinders, heads, pistons, rods, crank, cam...

Only the heads and cylinders need to be both 64, as the 64 cylinder barrel outer diameter is smaller than 65-69 cylinders. There are tricks to using 64 cylinders with 65-9 heads.

Frank DuVal

Fredericksburg, VA

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