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    Max HP

    What are everyone's thoughts on how much power a stock BBC crank can handle 650 - 700? 2 bolt mains

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    Cast crank= 400
    forged steel=750

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    Senior Member RACING JUNKIE
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    I ran a stock cast bbc one that was cracked in a blown injected engine that made 1320 on the dyno and it never broke, after a while i finally put a nice forged crank in

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    i had a cast crank 454 that i ran for 7 years in a all steel chevelle that ran 7.20/11.30 . thats 500 hp. through the lights quarter mile it was pulling 6800 rpm....ouch.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kwkracing
    I ran a stock cast bbc one that was cracked in a blown injected engine that made 1320 on the dyno and it never broke, after a while i finally put a nice forged crank in
    Just to clarify in case I misunderstood

    You knowingly put a cracked cast iron crank in your engine? :?

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    yes it had a small crack in a counterweight


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