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Old 03-22-2010, 01:19 PM
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Originally Posted by My79Ford400ciF1504x4
OK, so for the most part when i buy a set i should look for some that are balanced with my other ones, but if not then its not a big deal as i understand, correct?
You got me over a barrel on this one, Hoss! lol

When I think of the Ford 335 series, I usually don't think 'high performance'- and that's no fault of the engine's potential, more my own shortsightedness.

Given the work you're doing- and how you're likely going to run this engine- I'm going to recant and say that you'd be wise (all things considered) to go ahead and bite the bullet and balance it, if the revs are going to be in excess of 5K RPM w/any regularity- UNLESS- you find that the replacement pistons closely mirror the weight of the OEM pistons.
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