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just brain storming..need info

i was wondering.. can i put a 3.875 crank in a sbc 350. an still use 5.7 rods or would it be better to use 6.o rods. what kind of cid would it make at 0.30 over.

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That would make a 396 small block, the piston compression height would only be 1.062 and would require oil rail supports, the pin is into the oil ring groove. Use either rod, there's no appreciable H.P. difference either way.
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just brain storming.. need info

i have a fresh 350 4bolt what kind of build would be the best street motor. a 355cid 358cid or a 383cid. i have heard a lot about the 383 i don't want blowers or nos. just old fashion hp/tqe.
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