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Probe PRS Series Pistons for the 454 and 502 Chevrolet Based Engines are manufactured on advanced 2618-t6 forgings; featuring forged side reliefs with internal and external bracing. Most feature double spiral locks (or wire locks in some applications), forced pin oilers with oil distribution grooves, and lock removal indentations. They also feature gas accumulator grooves in the second land and double forced pin oilers with oil distribution grooves, as well as optional gas ports. Locks, wrist pins, and lock removal indents are included.
Flat Top
Flat top pistons in a Chevrolet 454 engine will generally provide compression ratios in the 8.0 to 10.0:1 range which makes them a good option for boosted engines with larger than stock camshafts. Valve reliefs are configured to work with most types of head with standard valve locations and will normally fit camshafts to well over .700 valve lift.
Dish Top
Dish top pistons in a Chevrolet 454 engine will generally provide compression ratios in the 8.0 to 9.0:1 range which makes them a good option for boosted engines with larger than stock camshafts. Valve reliefs are configured to work with most types of head with standard valve locations and will normally fit camshafts to well over .700 valve lift.
Dome Top
Dome top pistons in a Chevrolet 454 engine will generally provide compression ratios in the 10.0 to 13.0:1 range which makes them a good option for street or competition engines with aluminum heads and larger than stock camshafts. Valve reliefs are configured to work with most types of head with standard valve locations and will normally fit camshafts to well over .700 valve lift.