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5.0 propane conversion

I'm starting out with a stock 1996 ford bronco to do a propane re-power. i just got a 289 2v intake manifold to go with the 225 mixer and model e regulator that i had.

Should I deck the heads when change out the intake?

What's the max that they could be decked and what compression ratio would i end up with?

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You posted in a diesel forum. I moved the thread here, and you should get more of a response from other gassers........
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You going straight lp or bifuel?
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Hope you have a big motor fuel tank. With a Bronco there is not a lot of room to mount a tank legally.
You can up your compression and change your timing curve to optimize for lp I will see if I can track down the info or some links for you. A 225 is a little on the small size I would recommend a ca300 or a ca425 especially if your going to up-power your 302
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Give these guys a call they can answer your engine questions
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i'm not looking for high hp numbers or to bug those dudes at work.

on the other hand i do have a model 300 laying around
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They are a Impco equipment distributor they get these questions all the time.
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