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Old 11-12-2012, 10:25 PM
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Originally Posted by SSedan64 View Post
Scat has good quality Stroker kits. A kit with a Cast Series 9000 Crank, Forged I-Beam Rods & Forged Pistons would be a reliable start.
If you use 5.7" Rods you'll have a much larger Piston selection to choose fromand also keep the Piston Pin out of the Ring area.
For a Pump gas Engine you should stay around 9.5:1 Cr w/Iron Heads and 10.5:1Cr w/Aluminum Heads.

What year Block do you have?
What size Combustion Chambers do your Heads have?
You can narrow the choices down more here.
CHEVROLET SCAT Engine Components Engine Kits & Rotating Assemblies - 383 Actual Engine CID - 5.700 in. Rod Length - Forged aluminum Piston Material - Cast iron Crankshaft Material - SummitRacing.com

Rear Gear etc.. calculators:
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Thats the kind of info I'm looking for...awesome thanks!...

It's a 1976 with 75cc heads...all the internals are original.
I'm also wondering about the rework on the 5.7 rods I know i'd have to grind them down, but what kind of work is involved exactly or would it be better to just buy new 5.7 rods? money is tight
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