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Old 11-16-2012, 08:25 AM
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Originally Posted by 1Gary View Post
I'm with you until you get to the 6" rods and needing a 4 bolt main.Ring spacers because of pin placement and mm ring sizes for long mileage use on the street isn't what I would suggest.Two bolt blocks for street use at 400 hp would be fine.If later he wanted more,he could go the splayed mains which would be a much stronger part than a OEM 4 bolt.
If you're going splayed caps you may as well go SHP, a 4 bolt block can be had for the same price as a 2 bolt and it has added strength.

With a 3.48" stroke the support rings aren't needed, the 6" rod does require support rails on the oil ring with a 3.75" stroke, which is no problem and common for some engines, the pistons should be bought for metric rings so spacers are not required.
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