Originally Posted by junior stocker
That does'nt make sense if it has a 3" stroke crank. The piston must be far below deck height? What are the rods? Deck height? This is'nt making sense to me now.
And can anyone confirm the 352 Ford piston use? BUTCH.
Ford= If it fits the cylinder, then the pin/rod can be made to fit.
If a 302 used the 5.7 rod, the compression height must be tall enough to make the piston come to the deck. So it would have to be 1/4 inch more than a 350. (.240)
9.0 -1.5 -5.7 = 1.8 compression height. Center of pin to piston top.
Which is .927/2 + 1.337 = 1.8
1.337 is exactly what techie said.