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Old 07-16-2010, 09:40 AM
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What are everyone's thoughts on how much power a stock BBC crank can handle 650 - 700? 2 bolt mains
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Old 07-16-2010, 12:21 PM
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Cast crank= 400
forged steel=750
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Old 07-16-2010, 01:15 PM
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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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Old 07-16-2010, 01:47 PM
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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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Old 07-17-2010, 01:59 AM
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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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Old 07-17-2010, 06:22 AM
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yes it had a small crack in a counterweight
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