Alum rod ?

Old 11-26-2008, 02:32 PM
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Default 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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Old 11-26-2008, 06:01 PM
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New, quality brand, no problem. Anything else is a risk.
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Old 11-26-2008, 06:14 PM
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Brooks or BME, rods no problem!!!!!
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Old 11-26-2008, 06:49 PM
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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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Old 11-27-2008, 05:21 AM
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thanks guys ,those were the answer i was looking for thanks again
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Old 11-27-2008, 09:32 AM
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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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Old 11-27-2008, 06:31 PM
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Dont forget to use babbit bearings also,take care
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