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Author Topic:   Crowder rods?
posted November 18, 2003 01:09 PM
Anyone running Crowder stock rods? How hard are you turning em then?

What pistons are you running with these? I plan on using the $70 cast .30 overs and wondered if I'd have any issues. I can go up to 9.3 to 1 for compression.


posted November 18, 2003 03:54 PM
Are you asking about powder metal rods. oem gm??


posted November 20, 2003 01:52 PM
$70 cast pistons WILL break somewhere around 5500-6000 rpm. Get the Sealed Power $130-$150 Hypereutectics. They'll be good for at least 6500 maybe even 7000 if the compression isn't too high.

posted November 25, 2003 11:01 AM
I'm talking about the crower I beams that look like stock rods.

I wasn't sure on the pistons so thanks for the advice there.

Currently I have X rods but thought about upgrading to see if I can shave some rotating weight and gain rpm's too. Not sure how far I can take rods but I have heard the crowers can take more rpms.

posted November 25, 2003 05:44 PM
We are turning 7-7200rpms on our 6in crower sportsman rods. with no prblems one of the best rods available with out spending the big bucks. and there made in the USA
Pisons are SRP Domed forgd. With no problems

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