Offset grinding crank? - Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board
Hotrodders.com -- Hot Rod Forum



Register FAQ Search Today's Posts Unanswered Posts Auto Escrow Insurance Auto Loans
Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board > Tech Help> Engine
User Name
Password
lost password?   |   register now

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 06-21-2012, 06:29 PM
6426yy's Avatar
Member
 
Last photo:
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: Macomb Il.
Age: 35
Posts: 555
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 1
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Offset grinding crank?

How much can you safely offset grind a 400 sbc crank?
My pistons are .032 in the hole and my deck is flat I'd rather not deck it and add a few cubic inches in the process.

    Advertisement
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 06-21-2012, 06:53 PM
BOBCRMAN@aol.com's Avatar
Member
 
Last photo:
Join Date: May 2002
Location: Holly, michigan
Posts: 8,167
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 26
Thanked 279 Times in 259 Posts
If everything were perfect and standard size.. .050". But you will probably settle for around .035- .045" and use a small journal rod.

You will not like the cost. I get at least three times the cost of a standard grind.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 06-21-2012, 07:01 PM
6426yy's Avatar
Member
 
Last photo:
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: Macomb Il.
Age: 35
Posts: 555
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 1
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Thanks,
I was hoping that would do it. I have some small journal rods but they need reconditioned also. I was hoping to do a budget build with vortec heads but things just keep adding up, like always.
What do you get for a standard grind? They charge a bill here in town, a buck sixty to turn one down for a 383. It's a carquest shop though.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

Recent Engine posts with photos

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name (usually not your first and last name), your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Offset grinding a crank brainsboy Engine 3 11-22-2007 09:33 PM
Grinding an 1182 steel crank to small journal size flyin99 Engine 5 05-26-2007 08:30 PM
use 265 crank for 302/use 262 crank for 312 denny1977 Engine 2 01-22-2006 01:02 PM
crank grinding johnsongrass1 Engine 1 03-11-2005 04:10 PM
Scat 9000 crank VS stock 400 crank? MOORESPEED Engine 5 03-03-2005 10:54 AM


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 12:34 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
Copyright Hotrodders.com 1999 - 2012. All Rights Reserved.