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Old 08-17-2010, 06:15 PM
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So do they start working at 5501 rpm?
Rods are always 6 inches long, they never get any shorter.
I have seen both on a dyno many times and I know.
1 what cam to use
2 What intake to use
3 what xhaust to use to get sec.
4 the 6 inch rods i use on my 350s the pins are below the oil rings
6 try 1000 h.p.out of 208 c.i.d. sbc running on alky n take a wag how long
those rods were
Ok so I gave him enough info he can make up his own mind.
But I did give him scientific information not heresay.
If I could use foot long rods in a gas eng I would do it!
So good night, thing about racin is skill of crew chief n eng builder, that's the way it used to be and Im glad n happy you have a diff. opinion.Makes all unique and that's where most, if not all of the engine innovations and inventions have come from.
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