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Old 01-21-2011, 11:52 AM
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Originally Posted by BOBCRMAN@aol.com
Sorry, but ANYTIME you disturb rod bolts, such as installing new stock ones or aftermkt. You are pressing a different shape into the bolt hole. Re-sizing is required. Most used rods are going to be out of round anyways..

not like i need to verify anything you have to say bob, but my machinist said the same thing as you. in jim hands book he said you wouldnt have to. but regardless, you need to check them and most of the time, as i understand it now, you will have to resize them anyway, even with a stock bolt.
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