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to bore or not to bore?

If I bore my engine will it make any difference in HP and TQ? We will be pulling the motor to do the head gaskets so I am going to do injectors and a air dog 2 so I was just wandering. SORRY CAN Y'ALL MOVE THIS TO 6.0 PERFORMANCE


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Negligible gain from just a .020 or .030 over bore alone.
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would you need to bore it .40 and then yo would be a 6.4 ltr.?


2004 F250 4x4
1) head studs
2) 4" turbo back exhaust MBRP muffler
3) super expensive built transmission
4) leveling kit and 3.73 gears with a locker
5) Full EGR delete
6) Air Dog 2 165
7) full set of gauges
8) ladder bars
9) smoke switch (I Don't use it)
10) eliminated banjo bolts for 90 degree fittings
11) tuned by lots of people
12) ported heads
13) 190/75%
14)Powermax turbo
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Pretty sure you can't bore it 400/1000th over, and not sure that would make it 6.4L displacement if you could. Maybe you were just joking around.

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