oliver or bill miller rods

Old 10-30-2008, 07:11 AM
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Which rods should I use in a 632? It will be used to drive about 2 miles on the street to cruise nights 2 times a month and race at the track maybe 7 times in a year. The car will be mostly a show car but it will still have about 1200 hp on motor. If I use oliver rods I will use diamond pistons and if I use bill miller I will use his pistons. I had the car two years and I only put about 400 miles on it and 300 of that was in the first month.
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Old 10-30-2008, 08:16 AM
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Unless you plan to run extreme RPM's stick with steel. Oliver, Carillo, Crower, any would work.
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Old 10-30-2008, 08:21 AM
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About 7000-7300 rpms. Bill Miller says that the aluminum is actually stronger but I would expect them to say that. If I get everything from Bill they said it would be about $2400.
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Old 10-30-2008, 10:52 AM
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Both a high quality steel and aluminum rod will work but the aluminum is more insurance
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Old 10-30-2008, 10:53 AM
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Originally Posted by jmarksdragster
Unless you plan to run extreme RPM's stick with steel. Oliver, Carillo, Crower, any would work.

X2 all my td/ts buddies replaced alum rods every winter, some before that. Which seems to be common thing with alum rods. A steel rod you dont worry about that.
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Old 10-30-2008, 11:50 AM
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I'd BUY a EAGLE before the OVER PRICED JUNK THat OLIVER SELLS!!!!!
I have 2-New Billet Olivers Here to Prove what i'm Saying!!!!
Later
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Old 10-30-2008, 01:17 PM
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Originally Posted by bbchevy
I'd BUY a EAGLE before the OVER PRICED JUNK THat OLIVER SELLS!!!!!
I have 2-New Billet Olivers Here to Prove what i'm Saying!!!!
Later
G 8)
Oh Gawd... Here we go again.
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Old 10-30-2008, 03:01 PM
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I have Oliver's in my SB2 and no issues, the only thing I would recommend is to upgrade the bolts on any of the brands. Getting ready to order a set for a 460ci small block with SB2 heads. Should be $1300 plus the bolt upgrade for big block Oliver's.
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Old 10-30-2008, 05:12 PM
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bbchevy-----lets see some pics.
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Old 10-30-2008, 05:25 PM
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bme or brooks aluminum rods no problem
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