Built KL running
I don't post 2g stuff very often, even though the last year and 1/2 I've been playing more with them than 1g's...I've been collecting parts pretty much the whole time.
Earlier in the summer I built what I feel to be the best combo of stock parts into an engine for the best runner, except found out after I started building that the g4 cranks were also lighter. So what I have is the following:
stock KL block, honed, decked, and line bore checked
de crank turned .010/.010
ze pistons and rods
de heads and valvetrain ports cleaned up by me, won't call it "port and polish" but the ex ports were opened up a bit, the intake ports were strictly cleaning of the castings, heads were decked enough to remove the ring around the chambers, but I can't remember how much was shaved
g4 intake mani
then externally, homemade cai, ebay headers, and 2 1/4 ex I think, with an ebay muffler.
ran with a stock 94 mx6 ecu
I have pics of the build, but not uploaded yet, just figured I'd post about it,
it was built for an autocross car I've been building, but then my dd spun a rod bearing, so I installed it in the dd. I've never been in a true healthy de, so I can't compare, but compared to the old engine, this one pulls quite a bit harder, but has an extremely smooth powerband. I'll upload the pics next week or this weekend, and maybe get a vid of it driving.
For anyone else contemplating ze compression with de/g4 around it, it is recommended, best thing was all the parts were just collected, so when I decided to go with it, there was very little out of pocket...basically machinework, gaskets and bearings...