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Old 09-27-2004, 09:36 AM   #1
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Question blown engines

I'd like to start a thread on people's experiences in blowing engines. That is, if this happened to you, please list what setup you had, how long it ran for, and what part gave - rod, main cap, etc. I'm just curious if we see any patterns (except for using gude).


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Also..add at what PSI.

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30 psi 518HP at the wheels Broke crankshaft

300+ 1/4 mile passes
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260+ dyno pulls and engine has over 3 years of hard street driving

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Old 09-27-2004, 04:53 PM   #4
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Tom, is that with stock internals? If so, you mean the stock rods (and even the head gasket) held up over the crank? Wow
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there was no way that was stock internals. Stock internals would have blown well before he got to that level.
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def not stock internals...stock crank though
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30 psi is crazy high. Average supercharger/turbo runs 6-10 psi. Those internals had to have been for serious racing performance.
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crank
block
head gasket
cams

Performance

crower billet rods
weisco pistons
ARP main and head studs
focus-power billet mains
focus-power ported head

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if i remeber tom is using 8.6:1
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