Originally Posted by ap72
metric ring sets seal BETTER- which is why OEM's have been trending towards thinner rings for decades. and as I already noted a 6" rod DOES NOT require oil ring support on a 3.48" stroke. If you need new rods and pistons there isn't a single reason in favor of a 5.7" combo.
AP- I am going to respectfully disagree with you on the ring sets long term and I know with 3.48 stroke as oil ring spacer isn't used,so in that case a 6" rod could be used.I did think I read he was if with a SBC going to stroke it.
As I posted,I suggest he goes with a BBC.