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HELP WITH RODS

Discussion in 'Engine Building' started by b17boost, Apr 15, 2005.

  1. b17boost

    b17boost Junior Member

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    Whats up guys, i need help really bad. Im going to rebuilt my bottom end on my b17 Turbo. I know i can use the pistons from the b18 but the problem comes when trying to find some connecting rods for it JE doesnt even make them for the b17 is there an alternate rod i could use for it?
    hit me back up at Kmunina@hotmail.com
    b17boost
     
  2. jamesA

    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    How much boost are you planning on running anyway? 7 psi would be good for the stock rods I'd think (someone correct me if i'm wrong)

    You could have the rods shot peened and get some aftermarket pistons to fit your engine and rods.
     
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    b17boost Junior Member

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    I was running 8psi on it before my rings went to shit.
    all i need is some rods...would i be able to fit rods from another b series??
    apparently eagle doesnt make them for the b17 :(
     
  5. b17boost

    b17boost Junior Member

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    THANX for that website man, Crower makes rods for it!!
     
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