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Old 11-07-2009, 08:51 AM
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There have been many articles written both ways on long and short rods.
Nascar guys say on restricter plate engines have better performance with long rods. There power band is different than a streetcar.Some companies switch back and forth between long and short rod in the same engines and dyno them. It was my understanding from Dema Elgin that the cams should be changed when the rods are changed and I have not seen that done in anything I have read.R & M did a article in National Dragster years ago and switching rods in a Big Block chevy did little or no difference
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