B18 Crank into a B16???

Slimtadder

Senior Member
Does anyone know or have done a B18 crank into a B16? Would I use the B18 rods to?

Thanks
 

D See 2

Senior Member
ummm, I wouldnt reccommend it unless you want to see your pistons come through the valve cover. The physical length of the b16 block cannot handle that kind of stroke.
 

xj0hnx

I wanna be sedated
VIP
I thought the b16 and b18 were the same just different r/s ratio.
 

posol

RETIRED
Staff member
kinda not really sorta....
if that makes any sense.

if you have a b16 and want more displacement, consider a storker kit from crower
 

Slimtadder

Senior Member
Wouldn't a stroker kit from crower be something like a B18 crank? What about that eagle kit I see all the time on Ebay? It's like a grand less than crower? Also, if I did bore/sleeve it what company makes sleeves and how far can I bore a B16?

Thanks
 

cws13

Senior Member
or you could just get a LS block for like 300 bucks and get more torque and reliability vs. a 700 dollar crank, 1000 dollar sleeve kit, 1500 for custom bore pistons and rods, ect. There is a reason people hardly ever do this.
 
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