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Re: 2.3L Stroker info post [Re: k120189] #938207 06/07/09 07:01 PM
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I got my block off to the machine shop, thats a start. I know I'm going back stock for now but when I get started putting it together should I start a thread from start to finish engine assembly? I can send pics, specs and such. It could save some of you some money on how easy it is to build your own engine as apposed to having a shop build it for you. It will probably be about a month or so before I have all the parts ready, let me know.

Dennis


95 Sportage, gone but not forgotten.
98 Jeep TJ, 4" Zone springs with RC Long arms, Ford 8.8", 4.56 gears & Detroit locker rear, D30, 4.56 & Detroit Trutrack front.
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Re: 2.3L Stroker info post [Re: DennisThompson] #938208 06/07/09 08:04 PM
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I think that would be great. Maybe start a new thread. Pictures would be great. How much are you overboring?
Could you breakdown your costs?
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Re: 2.3L Stroker info post [Re: Everet] #938209 06/07/09 10:56 PM
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k120189 Offline OP
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yea start a new thread and i will link to it here


<a href="www.pittsfieldcustomsclub.com/sportage.html" target="_blank">98 sportage</a>: warn manual hubs,upyourkia spacers, 104 tj springs, 235/75/r15 BFG T/A KO, tracker rims, cone air filter, custom cat-back with a skunk2 muffler. gonna be a 2.3L
Re: 2.3L Stroker info post [Re: k120189] #938210 06/08/09 02:58 AM
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DEFBOY35 Offline
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good idea dennis, and if we can what we should do is keep it a straight forward build thread and keep the comments out. possibly have a seperate comment thread just to keep it cleaner with all pertinent information easy to find.

i guess once one of us actually gets our stroker conversion going, we could do the same for it. keep this one going as the discussion thread and have the seperate stroker build thread with no comments, just info.


2000 SPORTY, DEF BOY customs, mmm....lockers, mmm... gears, mmm... double transfer case, mmm... stroker
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Re: 2.3L Stroker info post [Re: DEFBOY35] #938211 06/08/09 07:28 PM
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k120189 Offline OP
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yea i wish there was some way i could go back and update the first post as more info comes and more builds begin. we could use this thread for comments and discussion and all the important links and facts would stay right in the first post...mods is there a way to make this possible?


<a href="www.pittsfieldcustomsclub.com/sportage.html" target="_blank">98 sportage</a>: warn manual hubs,upyourkia spacers, 104 tj springs, 235/75/r15 BFG T/A KO, tracker rims, cone air filter, custom cat-back with a skunk2 muffler. gonna be a 2.3L
Re: 2.3L Stroker info post [Re: k120189] #938212 06/11/09 02:42 AM
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When I get started I will post it then, like I said it could be a month or so before I get started so be patient.
I am planing on a stock bore but if I find out it need to be bored a I have to buy pistons I might as well stroke it. I just want it on the road again.

Dennis


95 Sportage, gone but not forgotten.
98 Jeep TJ, 4" Zone springs with RC Long arms, Ford 8.8", 4.56 gears & Detroit locker rear, D30, 4.56 & Detroit Trutrack front.
Re: 2.3L Stroker info post [Re: k120189] #938213 06/11/09 05:23 AM
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DEFBOY35 Offline
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yea i wish there was some way i could go back and update the first post as more info comes and more builds begin. we could use this thread for comments and discussion and all the important links and facts would stay right in the first post...mods is there a way to make this possible?


i believe you can edit your own posts, and add links and anything else you want to. so it would be as simple as hitting the edit button next to the reply button on your post.


2000 SPORTY, DEF BOY customs, mmm....lockers, mmm... gears, mmm... double transfer case, mmm... stroker
http://www.cardomain.com/ride/2377991
Re: 2.3L Stroker info post [Re: DEFBOY35] #938214 06/11/09 03:24 PM
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k120189 Offline OP
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after a set period of time u can no longer edit a post..try to edit an older post you'll see what i mean.


<a href="www.pittsfieldcustomsclub.com/sportage.html" target="_blank">98 sportage</a>: warn manual hubs,upyourkia spacers, 104 tj springs, 235/75/r15 BFG T/A KO, tracker rims, cone air filter, custom cat-back with a skunk2 muffler. gonna be a 2.3L
Re: 2.3L Stroker info post [Re: k120189] #938215 06/17/09 12:48 AM
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DennisThompson Offline
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Here is something to think about and check into before you stroke your engine. My boy has had 2 attempts and on both spun the #1 rod bearing before 5000 miles and before installing his turbo. It seems several others of spun rod bearings also. So before you stroke one talk to someone that has not spun a bearing or has found a fix. My boy is thinking of going back to a 2.0 for his Probe. He ran 13.7s on a tired Sportage engine with a big turbo and low boost. He thinks he can do alot better with a fresh engine, lower compresion pistons and big boost.

Dennis


95 Sportage, gone but not forgotten.
98 Jeep TJ, 4" Zone springs with RC Long arms, Ford 8.8", 4.56 gears & Detroit locker rear, D30, 4.56 & Detroit Trutrack front.
Re: 2.3L Stroker info post [Re: DennisThompson] #938216 06/17/09 01:57 AM
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k120189 Offline OP
Wheeler
well my lift is coming first so i wil have time to research..did he use stock over or undersized bearings?


<a href="www.pittsfieldcustomsclub.com/sportage.html" target="_blank">98 sportage</a>: warn manual hubs,upyourkia spacers, 104 tj springs, 235/75/r15 BFG T/A KO, tracker rims, cone air filter, custom cat-back with a skunk2 muffler. gonna be a 2.3L
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