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Thread: Alum rod ?

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    Junior Member APPRENTICE
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    Alum rod ?

    whats your thoughts on alum rod on the street?talking about 25-30 miles a year any cons to this?

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    New, quality brand, no problem. Anything else is a risk.
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    Senior Member RACING JUNKIE
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    Brooks or BME, rods no problem!!!!!

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    Senior Member RACING JUNKIE lively's Avatar
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    I RAN ALUMINUM RODS IN MY SMALLBLOCK FORD FOR SEVERAL YEARS [ STREET AND STRIP] AND HIGH RPM--REAR GEARS IN THE MID 4's--NO PROBLEM!!!!!!!----I DROVE 65 MILES TO THE DRAGSTRIP AND BACK AND DROVE IT DURING THE WEEK ALSO 8) 8)

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    thanks guys ,those were the answer i was looking for thanks again

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    Make sure you clearance everything for the alum. rods and let your engine warm up good before you rip the thottle.

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    Dont forget to use babbit bearings also,take care


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