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Feb 17, 10:56pm - #3912 
Which is better? Cast or Forged? Whats the difference?

Which is better? Cast or Forged? Whats the difference?


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Feb 18, 11:49am - #3913 
Forged pistons are generally better than cast ones. In general, the processes of forging and casting are the same, but I believe that forging is done under higher temperatures and pressures, giving the metal a more robust temper. There's probably more to it than that, but I'm not a metalworker.

If you're talking about pistons, forged ones are the prescribed option for upgraded engines. That said, you probably don't need them unless you're intending to either A: add boost to your engine at the same time, or B: run some sort of crazy nitrous system.

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Feb 19, 1:19am - #3914 
I vote on forged.

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Feb 18, 5:51pm - #3915 
forged won't bend


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Feb 18, 7:04pm - #3916 
oh thanks, but i was talking about rims though.. but im assuming forged is better.. and ligheter..


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Feb 19, 4:27am - #3917 
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