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Old 01-25-2013, 06:42 PM
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Originally Posted by TN6vols View Post
The crank is forged steel. So, it needs to be replaced.
I agree- I'll be by in a minute to haul it to the dump to save you the trouble.

Why is it that no one bats an eye at turning a cast 400 sbc crank down 0.200"(!!!) to fit it into a 350 block, but worry about a LJ steel crank being turned down 0.030"??
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