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Old 10-30-2011, 02:18 PM
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Remanufactured crankshaft ??

Howdy again everyone, Looks like I am going to need to either have my crank turned 10/10 or purchase one of the Remanufactured crankshaft that are offered by one of my local parts stores. The closest machine shop is about a 4 hour drive, so I am wondering if these Remanufactured crankshaft kits will be okay for a mild built street motor, or would I,d be better off just ordering a new crank that Jegs or Summit sells for 169.00 ??

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This is a 1971 chevy 350 4-bolt, will only be around 8.5:1 comp

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Old 10-30-2011, 02:37 PM
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Howdy again everyone, Looks like I am going to need to either have my crank turned 10/10 or purchase one of the Remanufactured crankshaft that are offered by one of my local parts stores. The closest machine shop is about a 4 hour drive, so I am wondering if these Remanufactured crankshaft kits will be okay for a mild built street motor, or would I,d be better off just ordering a new crank that Jegs or Summit sells for 169.00 ??

Thanks in advance !!
Bill

This is a 1971 chevy 350 4-bolt, will only be around 8.5:1 comp
Not sure what crank you are refering too, but Eagle and Scat both offer cranks in the $200 range that are far better than a stock cast iron crank. Check with Competition Products.
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Old 10-30-2011, 02:41 PM
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Thanks for the advice ! I am thinking that I will order one of the scat or eagle cranks. That way I will know what I have and it will use standard bearings.

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Downside of new aftermkt cranks is they have to be balanced to your assembly..

Downside of re-man crank is that it can be any undersize to -.060" and/or be a welded or oversize thrust or journals. Depending on the marketer..
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Downside of new aftermkt cranks is they have to be balanced to your assembly..

Downside of re-man crank is that it can be any undersize to -.060" and/or be a welded or oversize thrust or journals. Depending on the marketer..

Thanks for the post BOBCRMAN, I was thinking that the cranks offered by scat and eagle would be a drop in, did not know that they would need to be balanced to my assembly. Would the re-man cranks need to be balanced as well ??

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Yes....I would never buy a reman crank unless I could go to the company and see their operation. Get the Scat crank, take your rotating assembly to a good balance shop and get it done. You'll be glad you did the first time you nail that motor.
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You could also look for a usable 305 crank. Same stroke as a 350, I used one in a previous budget build and it didn't vibrate but some guys said they had a little. If it was me and I HAD to buy a new crank I'd strongly consider a stroker there the same price.
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The Eagle and Scat cheap cranks are balanced to a nominal bobweight that will correspond closely to a stock rod and piston. Balancing is recommended anytime you are going to turn high RPM, but you might get by if you call the manufacturer and ask about the specifics of how the cranks were balanced.
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Yes....I would never buy a reman crank unless I could go to the company and see their operation. Get the Scat crank, take your rotating assembly to a good balance shop and get it done. You'll be glad you did the first time you nail that motor.
The only problem I have is....the closet machine shop to me is a 4 hour drive, plus I was thinking that the chevy 350 was internal balance and that the crank could be balanced without the balancer and flexplate ??
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The Eagle and Scat cheap cranks are balanced to a nominal bobweight that will correspond closely to a stock rod and piston. Balancing is recommended anytime you are going to turn high RPM, but you might get by if you call the manufacturer and ask about the specifics of how the cranks were balanced.
Thanks Imsport, I will not be turning high RPM, this will be just a cruiser for the weekends to run around with the local car clubs. Will prob never see anything over 4,000 rpm.

So you are thinking that since the chevy 350 is internel balance, the scat or eagle cranks might be close enough to work with stock rods and pistons ?

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Thanks for all of the help and advice everyone. I talked with the fine folks at Jegs and they had a scat replacement crankshaft
http://www.jegs.com/i/Scat/942/910442/10002/-1
that is balanced and ready to install. So its on the way !!

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