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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 05-19-06, 06:49 AM Thread Starter
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confused Pistons for a Stroked 4.6L

I have a ?,has anybody used these Pistons in their set-up.The brands are Mod Max,Probe,and Manley.I am curentlly in the process of Stroking my 4.6L and going 5.0.Need the best Piston for this set-up,if any body has used these Pistons please give me some feedback.I do belive they all are made in the USA.Also this will be a daily driver so what kind of compression should I try to stay around.I am looking at maybe trying to get 360hp or better.Any suggestion will be very helpful,thanks c_shark1980.

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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 05-19-06, 12:43 PM
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Re: Pistons for a Stroked 4.6L

Probe pistons are good. I've not heard of Mod Max and I can't remember what people were saying about Manley.

I'd say shoot for around 9.5:1, but don't go higher. Run 89 octane and if you get detonation, bump it up to 91.
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