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Author Topic:   bottem end dead
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 30
posted April 08, 2001 03:31 PM
what was the strongest bottem end that any one has seen built. i built a 383 with steel crank and good rods and the first night out there is a rod stuck out the side. not a verry good way to start racing ya know. that gets pretty high doller real quick. i just need to build a moter that will last while i learn to drive this mod..

Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 103
posted April 08, 2001 04:41 PM
I always use 4340 steel rods, light weight forged pistons, and a good crank. Which crank I use depends on how much compression the engine will have. I use a cast crank for 11 and under and a steel crank for over 11. Also have every thing balanced.

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