posted February 24, 2004 08:31 PM
I am lookoing at running a 350 with a new 305 head a engine builder has come up with and I am wondering if a 6 inch rod would help me or hurt me.The track I run on is very short. It is a one fifth track and we run a 6.80 to 7.00 final. The piston and rod I am looking at would make my compression around 13to1. Is this going to be to much compression and should I stay with the 5.7 rod. Thanx
posted February 25, 2004 06:11 AM
the longer rod is better!
posted February 25, 2004 11:00 AM
the 6" rod is a good choice. not for hp as six's link will tell you, but more for other reasons. the best reasons i think are lower piston weights, and reduced side load on the pistons.