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Old 04-19-2010, 03:50 PM   #1
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I'm Looking To Rebuild The Engine On My 2003 SVT.

Gonna Be Putting New rods And Pistons, Etc. Was Wanting Some Advice Based On Experience And/Or Knowledge. Basically On Brand Of Pistons/Rods That Would Be Better Without Spending An Arm And A Leg. Pretty Much Want The Best Bang For My Buck.

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Eagle rods and Probe pistons will be fine.

Also, so you don't drive me and the rest of us crazy, Please Don't Capitalize Every Word. kthx
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Eagle rods and Probe pistons will be fine.

Also, so you don't drive me and the rest of us crazy, Please Don't Capitalize Every Word. kthx
Very punctual. :)
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Well I'm Not Here For Your Personal Opinion On My Typing And How It Affects You. I'm Just Asking For Advice On The SVT Engine Rebuild And Anything Else I May Possibly Have Questions On.

However Thanks For The Mention Of Eagle Rods And Probe Pistons. I've Been Actually Having Them In Mind. Wasn't Sure If They'd Be A Good Choice For Slight Overbore And Future Turbo Plans.
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I have never used Eagle rods or Probe pistons but I continuously hear good things about them on the FF boards here.

I've personally always used Crower rods (I was one of the first to test the titanium rods in my old club racer Neon) and JE Pistons on my built engines and I highly recommend them to anyone doing a big power build. I realize these aren't exactly low price brands I'll mention them anyways.
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Well I'm Not Here For Your Personal Opinion On My Typing And How It Affects You. I'm Just Asking For Advice On The SVT Engine Rebuild And Anything Else I May Possibly Have Questions On.
Actually it's not an opinion. I'm trying to help you out. It is literally hard to read your posts. If it's hard to read people are less likely to understand what you're saying.
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I just rebuilt and settled on stock, which I thought were best value (as you usually don't have to replace all 4). You will have to have the pistons re-grooved for new rings if you go this route.
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Have you found a good machine shop? That's just as important, if not more important, as selecting rods and pistons.

Strictly out of curiousity, are you typing like that or is your computer doing that somehow? Seems like a lot of extra effort to capitolize the first letter of every word.
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Gonna Be Putting New rods And Pistons, Etc. Was Wanting Some Advice Based On Experience And/Or Knowledge. Basically On Brand Of Pistons/Rods That Would Be Better Without Spending An Arm And A Leg. Pretty Much Want The Best Bang For My Buck.

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What are your plans for the car? Any forced induction? staying NA?
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