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eagle rods and crank

Old 05-16-2008, 05:28 PM
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hey guys i gota real good offer ona stroker kit from a friend. its got an eagle cast steel crank and steel i beam eaglerods but the pistons are forged. question is how much better is this crank and rods then my stock crank/rods out of the 351? and about how much hp can they support? thanks in advance
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Old 05-16-2008, 08:23 PM
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the stuff is a good bit stronger then stock stuff so they say. It should out last the stock block as far HP. I think they rate that stuff at 650 hp or so. but that don't mean it wont take more.
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Old 05-16-2008, 08:50 PM
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thanks man i appriciate the answer. any more input from anyone?
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Old 05-16-2008, 09:35 PM
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The basic cast steel stuff from Eagle and Scat as as strong as or stronger than the stock stuff(the stock stuff is still pretty strong). It's generally lighter too.
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Old 05-17-2008, 10:29 AM
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thanks for the response. still looking for a little more input before i buy so and info is appriciated
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Old 05-17-2008, 10:35 AM
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If it makes you feel any better I have an Eagle cast steel crank in my 302.
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Old 05-17-2008, 03:45 PM
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how much power are you putting out...anyone else run these?
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