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vex
02-24-2009, 02:58 PM
Alright, I'm planning on picking up some from you guys in the very near future but I have a few questions I'd like to ask first:

I'm planning on building a Hi-Comp Turbo motor with an active 6PI that will not see more than 8psi on any given day until I have a spare motor ready to be dropped in. I would like to know exactly what the benefit or cons would be with using the different seals you sell, namely:

The 2Pc Atkins seals
The 2Pc Atkins seals cryogenically treated
The 1Pc Racing seals

All these will be 2mm.

I'm only planning on using the car for "spirited" driving or a few runs down the track, but all in all I need it to be reliable more than anything else as a DD.

Atkins Dan
02-24-2009, 04:07 PM
Well the 1 piece seals will make the engine hard to start when cold as these will have to cut to fit the engine for growing factor.. Not good idea for the street engine..

the Cryo seals they seem to be lasting a little longer under hard racing conditions..
So if your tuning is correct you will be fie with the regulator or cryo seals...

Hope this answers you Question if not let me know..

Dan

vex
02-24-2009, 04:17 PM
Well the 1 piece seals will make the engine hard to start when cold as these will have to cut to fit the engine for growing factor.. Not good idea for the street engine..

the Cryo seals they seem to be lasting a little longer under hard racing conditions..
So if your tuning is correct you will be fie with the regulator or cryo seals...

Hope this answers you Question if not let me know..

Dan

Thanks, it does. is there any data available on how much longer the cryo's last than the regular? is it 25% or 50% longer in time? or is there just no data available?

Herblenny
02-24-2009, 04:54 PM
Dan, Do you cryo treat the seals?? or do you send it off??

Atkins Dan
02-24-2009, 05:07 PM
I send them off to a guy here locally {1 Mile from the shop} & he does a good job as far as I can tell..

Dan