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Author Topic:   Oliver rods Billet vs Forged?
dirtracer14
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posted January 26, 2004 10:05 PM
whats the diff in the billet and the forged?


stockcar5
Member
posted January 27, 2004 05:01 PM
a forged rod is one where the metal is pounded into a rough mold with a press. then machined.

billet starts off as a solid piece of billet steel and is fully machined from there...no pressing into molds or forms.

billet steels are generally stronger than a forged part

luke

dirtracer14
Member
posted January 28, 2004 10:38 PM
Has anyone used the forged rod and what kind of rpm? Whats a good price for a used set of 6"


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