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Offline Finnish Fireball

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Re: Rod piston issue SBC
« Reply #15 on: July 02, 2021, 08:30:43 PM »
That's good idea but I dont see Howards offering that option, 3.75 stroke w. BBC snout. Check out http://ohiocrank.com/crankshafts/ 
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Re: Rod piston issue SBC
« Reply #17 on: July 03, 2021, 09:04:48 PM »
There it is, that should do the job.
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Re: Rod piston issue SBC
« Reply #18 on: July 06, 2021, 01:19:06 PM »
Before you get to ordering parts you might want to see if an alluminum rod will swing with that big stroke ! Another thing to check is cam to rod clearance ! On my motor with a 3.625 stroke and a large base circle cam I had to cam clearance the rods and that is with a 2.0 rod journal ! It might be a good idea to talk to an engine builder that puts these combo's together before you spend a lot of money on parts ! Are you going to run a blower ? 

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Re: Rod piston issue SBC
« Reply #19 on: July 08, 2021, 02:10:02 PM »
Your right. I'm going to have a talk with a few guys before I order the crank.
I have a small base circle cam and rod manufacturer says they can cam clearance the rods. Just need to talk to some folks who've built this exact combination.