Originally Posted by SBCfan04
400sbc bored out .040" with a stock crank (3.75) and 5.7 scat rods with kb pistons and a voodoo 60101 cam. When the timing is set at TDC The lobe hits the rod on the stud head side...anything i can do?
That happens, with the 5.7 rod you're into the common problem that 383 builders have of cam lobes and rod's occupying the same space at the same time.
It looks ugly, but the usual solution is to grind the offending rod parts to where you can get about .050 inch clearance.