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Old 05-19-2005, 01:22 AM
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383 Stroker question

Hello Everyone,

I'm planning to build a crate engine for a friend A 383 Stroker.

I've below information from Mortec
383 = 4.030" x 3.76" (5.565" or 5.7" or 6.0" rod)
350 block and a 400 crank, main bearing crank journals cut to 350 size
Regarding above Mortec Info. which rod size should I use? How could it be possible to make a 383 with three different rods???

As some friends know, I don't have access to the parts you have access to, so I have to go on with what I have at this part of the world.

I have 350 block.
Stock 400 crank
Stock 350, 5.7 rods
Flat top 350 pistons with 4 valve reliefs.
( Flat Tops we can only find 345 np and Badger b-557's here which are all cast alum. and .020" cut off the heads)

Regarding the cam and carb., no problem I can import from somewhere.

So is it possible to make a 383 Stroker with the parts I can find here? and do I need any special machine job to be done? any decking?

Thanks very to all of you for taking your time and assisting me here.

Take care,
Houman SS '70
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