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72bdboycamaro 11-03-2012 07:52 PM

engine rebuild
I have built a few sbc but never changed rod length. Can someone tell me the advantages of going to a 6" rod and or 5.7 rod?

vinniekq2 11-03-2012 07:55 PM

low horse power engines,not much advantage.If long rods were vastly different(better) then we would all have dodges

idontdrivericeieatit 11-03-2012 11:31 PM

I agree with vinnie if u going crazy and turning alot rpms then do it if u going cheap no need to hp gains on low rpm are mininum if any but does help on few other areas but not enough unless u making big hp and big rpms but most just think its cool to say I have 6 inch rods or whatever size is in there

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