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Author: Subject: Crossflow pistons: Cast vs Forged?
Speediatrician

posted on 14/1/18 at 07:06 PM Reply With Quote
Crossflow pistons: Cast vs Forged?

Do any Locost racers (with crossflow engines) use forged pistons?

If using Cast pistons, are these OK or do they crack etc. in time? How long before problems occur?

What sort of rev limit (and power) do you have?

[Edited on 14/1/18 by Speediatrician]

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posted on 15/1/18 at 07:41 PM Reply With Quote
Never had a cast piston crack on me yet. 1000s of Formula Ford use a standard cast piston without trouble as do the 1300 Locost competition engines.....
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