428 stroker OR 400 buildup????????????

Old 06-16-2007, 09:48 AM
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Default 428 stroker OR 400 buildup????????????

looking for opinions on either building a 428 SBC stroker or 400 buildup,Cant make up my mind on which one to build,I using the bowtie aluminum block I have and the 6 inch rods I have,getting ready to buy the crank and pistons,just want ing to know which is gonna be my best bet for HP,this motor will be blown on alcohol!
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Old 06-16-2007, 12:32 PM
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With your 6.0 rod i would use a 3.75 stroke otherwise your ring pack will need to be to far up on the piston for a blown application.Bill
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Old 06-19-2007, 06:37 AM
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Unless you are building a tall deck and then put more stroke into it.
I am with Bill 3.75 for a std height block.
Piston design outweighs rod length.
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