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post #1 of 18 Old 09-23-2009, 05:07 PM Thread Starter
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Port and polish heads...

Why do I never hear of people doing this to diesel?

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its been done, but its very expensive and the intake manifold needs to be port matched aswell.

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and I have read that it doesnt really benefit anything unless you are REALLY building up your motor

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true, for the money it doesnt seen you benefit enough from it

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had mine done, and manifold........... figured while it was torn down go for it....... since I put a stage I cam and valvetrain and chromoley rods..... running pretty good for my set up..... couldn't hurt but like mentioned, could be pricey. I see trucks running 500+hp with out it being done...so you decide.....

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I noticed no difference other than less money in my wallet.

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Bump.... was thinking about doing this myself...??

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In most boosted applications unless you are trying to scratch every last horsepower out of it it just isn't worth it. It's much easier and cheaper just to run a couple more pounds of boost.
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10hp for 3k what a waste.

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Ok thanks guys so not even worth the hours of labor to do then?

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