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Old 01-21-2008, 11:30 PM
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Not Sure Of Safe Running RPMs On 350sbc - About 370 To 380 hp - Will Push 26' Scarab About 55 To 60 mph At Just Over 5000 RPM ???
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When the rods flyout of the side of the block it's too high!
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Would need more details on the engine. 2-bolt, cast crank will run in the low 5000 range OK, on the other end, a race prepped motor will run in the high 6000 range.
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so anything up to 9380 RPM should be good.. anything above that.. well it will buff out.!!!
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3" stroke will rev lots higher than 3.5". I suspect a stock Merc 260 would buzz up to 9300... once.
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