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Hello all Im a new member from Australia, with a 1953 Chieftain in partnership with my Dad. Our vehicle has only 53000 miles on the clock so far and is original. Its a P6 straight six -239 CID and obviously RH drive for us here, with the 3 spd Synchro gearbox fitted. I have just had the engine and gearbox out for some reworks and a paint job. My question is as this vehicle has the 2 BBL Carter 2010S carb fitted as standard, would it be the High Compression Cylinder Head fitted as standard (7.7:1) or the Low compression unit ( 7.0:1) Compression Ratio. When I look in the shop manual, my inte