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pcmenten
Paul Menten

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Re: Buick v8 compression ratio help : Can get to 10.25:1
Posted by: pcmenten
Date: February 15, 2017 07:40PM

What about swapping to the Chevy 5.7" rods? Aren't the Buick/Olds rods 5.66"?


Dan Jones
Dan Jones
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Re: Buick v8 compression ratio help : Can get to 10.25:1
Posted by: Dan Jones
Date: February 15, 2017 07:47PM

> What about swapping to the Chevy 5.7" rods? Aren't the Buick/Olds rods 5.66"?

Yes but you need the small journal size version and then they need to be narrowed and the pin diameter is different.

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