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    Where to find Forged 2.4 pistons

    Earlier this week i picked up a project bridgeport efi motor, matching #s front half and block.. It has 3 bad nikasil sleeves due to the locator pins working their way out and was run a lot longer than it should have been. So long story short i have 6 new sleeves on the way and now im looking for pistons. I've been looking all week online and haven't really found much, it looks like i can get top pin pistons from wizard but i haven't found a way to contact them, so if anyone has any way to get a hold of them that would be appreciated! Also it looks like i could get wiseco's and cut flats for the bridge and drill cooling holes, and then convert them to top pin. Wondering if anyone has any other thoughts? Gonna try and contact wiseco and price out a set now.. I wish these were more readily availible!
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    Last edited by kyja95; 12-07-2017 at 02:27 PM.
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    You can buy the wizards through pro marine

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    Just looked, damn those are expensive! Gotta pay to play I guess
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    Yerp.

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    Would a set stock forged bp pistons be a decent alternative if I can find some? Not looking for more than 7500 rpm. Just don’t know how used pistons will fair. I would top pin them and add cooling holes to the bridge flat as well
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    If you're not gonna be turning harder than 7500, a set of pro marine pro-v pistons will work fine at a fraction of the price.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FORBESAUTO View Post
    If you're not gonna be turning harder than 7500, a set of pro marine pro-v pistons will work fine at a fraction of the price.
    Yes I don’t really plan on going higher than that. It’s a lake/ river boat and I won’t be racing it. Just checked and looks like I have the regular pro pistons not even the pro V. I think I’ll get those as a bear minimum and just keep the budget pro marines I already have on the shelf for a rainy day. Thanks!
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    The pro's would actually be fine also, only difference I believe is the pro-v's have the coating added to them. I have ran both with no issues whatsoever. Just make sure you do a good break in as always and you'll be just fine.

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    Perfect! That’s what I like to hear! Thanks for the input
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    Quote Originally Posted by kyja95 View Post
    Would a set stock forged bp pistons be a decent alternative if I can find some? Not looking for more than 7500 rpm. Just don’t know how used pistons will fair. I would top pin them and add cooling holes to the bridge flat as well
    Mercury stock pistons were Mahle until the last number that were made by Wiseco after that NLA from Merc. When I bought my last set new from Mercury they would cost the same as Wizzard in today's money.

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    Yeah they are expensive for sure. Gonna run the pro marines and see what happens,
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