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Offline efni

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Engine Builder Kit
« on: November 10, 2016, 10:17:28 AM »
So I'm looking at this:

Wanted to get the "experts" take on one of these kits.. I'm in the process of a Stock rebuild now, but wanted to do something like this over the winter..

Thanks guys for supporting the wayward Member in ND..  unbrelola


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Re: Engine Builder Kit
« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2016, 04:07:18 PM »
I'm hardly an expert, but that looks like a pretty HOT engine (a good thing). CB Performance has a pretty good rep. Are you thinking "street engine"? One thing to think about is it doesn't stop there. You'll need a good strong transaxle to withstand the engine, and I'm sure other chassis components, too. I'm sure more knowledgable folks than me will comment. That's a great shop you have in your build post, if it's yours. Even if it isn't, it's great to have a nice big, clean space. Good luck.

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Re: Engine Builder Kit
« Reply #2 on: December 17, 2016, 06:23:08 PM »
I would buy the parts from CIP1 Stock rods work just fine.
A 8 dowel wedge mated flywheel and crank from GB a must
Balance everything a must.

If you want aLL THE GUESS WORK TAKEN out go withe the kit..............
« Last Edit: December 17, 2016, 06:32:38 PM by JackWagen (jack) »
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