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Old 30th November 2018
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Originally Posted by JBarstad View Post
I would say that the forged pistons aren't necessary on a motor you aren't doing anything special with. These motors are already good (typically) up to about 500hp on the stock internals.
While this is true, with a small boosted motor & a heavy vehicle, youre only one lazy knock sensor coupled with a batch of bad gas away from a broken ring land, etc... as the OP is finding out. Id bet the cast OEM pistons arent much cheaper that a decent set of forged ones, and the forged ones will virtually never die in a stock boost application.
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