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Old 01-10-2010, 05:20 AM
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While capable of freeing up some HP going to a lighter crank requires equally light connected parts to make it all work ie rods and pistons. Run of the mill rods and pistons won't get you near the bob weight needed to balance out. So like the previous poster said you'll end up having to add weight back onto the crank which is expensive and negates doing it in the first place.
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