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Author Topic:   383 crank ??
Road Warrior
posted June 11, 2002 10:03 AM
Trying to decide on a crank for the new modified engine. Never built a 383 before. What kind of luck have you guys had with the Eagle 4340 or Scat 9000 series? Or just a new cast steel piece? (6" 4340 rods and Wiseco pistons with Iron Eagle heads) 1/4 - 3/8 tacky early to medium slick later. Thanks for any input.

posted June 12, 2002 12:16 AM
GO ahead and buy the 4340 crank the cost will not be that much differce when you have it balanced

posted June 12, 2002 09:32 AM
definitley get the 4340.. the scat 9000 might hold up but in that engine if you plan to turn any rpms at all the 4340 is good insurance that it will stay together. A little extra for the crank now is cheaper than a new motor later.

posted June 18, 2002 06:22 PM
Use the Callies Dragon Slayer . It's a good piece !!

Hendren Racing Engines
Rutherfordton , NC

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