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Old 04-23-2004, 10:47 PM
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how does nodular cast iron compare to forged steel? WOUld you go 500efi's to get steel forged cranks...along with the other goodies too? or is nodular cast iron fine?
 
Old 04-24-2004, 09:10 PM
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so I thought..
 
Old 04-25-2004, 12:18 AM
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Originally posted by sutphen30
are you hell boy or the anti christ or worst...BOTH


no I was thinking the Exorsist

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Old 04-25-2004, 07:40 PM
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HEY RAGS DOES MILLER LITE MEET API SPECS? HOW OFTEN DO YOU CHNAGE IT?
 
Old 04-25-2004, 08:03 PM
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I change it out for new every 45 minutes. Well that is what the doc says.

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Old 04-25-2004, 08:18 PM
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It's pretty simple:

If you have a 496 HO and plan to keep it a 496 HO then there is no need to worry about a forged crank.

If you plan to make a monster out of it, a more significant concern would be the lack of forged pistons, not the crank.

As far as the $20k upgrade to the HP motor, there's a lot of parts you can buy and cram in the 496.

I prefer a 4.5" bore motor, regardless of what paint is on the outside (or 4.470")...

And I kind of agree with dockrocker. If you can't show us a picture of a VERY similar boat as your boss's boat, then don't show us any picture at all. Doesn't help anything.

As far as oils, spec is the major concern - not brand.
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Old 04-28-2004, 11:20 AM
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...yup buy an HO..extend the warrenty and have fun..not a motor to be HP'd up
 

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