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« on: June 09, 2008, 03:32:44 AM »
Its confession time, what are you running in your build? I know what people are telling me to do, but i want to know what they are really using.............  Sooooooo........... let me have it...... ;D


"Cast crank"

"Forged crank"

"I" beams


"H" beams


Dont hold back now ;)

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« Reply #1 on: June 09, 2008, 08:44:11 AM »
All GM accept pistons. Forged crank, 7/16 dimple rods and forged TRW pistons. 990 heads

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« Reply #2 on: June 09, 2008, 08:56:47 AM »
Same here as HD, except I melted my 990's 2 years ago. Brodix bb2plus now.

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« Reply #3 on: June 09, 2008, 10:20:07 AM »
Stock Ford Crank and rods. Attached to Forged Pistons.  All ballanced to w/in 1/2 gram.

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« Reply #4 on: June 09, 2008, 10:56:51 AM »
Thanks guy's ;)

 Im looking to build a 400-500 hp motor, and it looks like the "I" beams and cast crank are the ticket.....
I have been talking to lots of builders, and they are saying that set up is fine but run forged pistons but then again some say Hypers are just fine :banghead:

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« Reply #5 on: June 09, 2008, 11:37:44 AM »
Cast steel crank here, CJ rods, forged pistons, around 550hp


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« Reply #6 on: June 09, 2008, 12:23:12 PM »
i thought we already went through this ??? but ok
race boat
scat crank
h-beam rods
forged pistons
lake boat
stock crank
stock rods w/football bolts
forged pistons

CHEAP, FAST, RELIABLE...PICK 2 CANT HAVE ALL 3
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« Reply #7 on: June 09, 2008, 07:22:41 PM »
Big block Chevy

2-bolt block
steel factory crank
Howards powdered metal rods
forged TRW's
open chamber truck heads ported w/SS valves

Depending on who you talk to, pretty damn tuff.

3 seasons of racing in a A-class river racer (85-95 MPH for 40mins.)

Motor has seen 5,500 RPM loaded 6,400 RPM (tattle tale)
  • Boat #1: 1992 Carrera 20.5 Elite (I/O bitches)
  • Boat #2: 19' Bubble deck Jet BBC Berkeley
If i get some free time tonight at work, ill play with it and post it for everyone to see.

Time to man up and yank it John!  :banghead:
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