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429/460 old school stroker rods $79.95

C8AE-A Connecting rods

2.123 journal
.975 pin
6.795 length (factory spec. actual length is likely to be slightly shorter or longer)
Press fit pin
AMS 6415 steel, which is aircraft grade 4340

This is a set of eight 240 Ford six cylinder rods. They were frequently used back in the day to build stroker motors before aftermarket rods were more commonly available. We have built several engines with them by opening up the pin to .990, using an off the shelf 429/460 stroker piston with a 1.42 compression distance, and offset grinding a 460 crank to a 4.200 stroke. Displacement ranged from 509 to 520 cubic inches depending on overbore.

This is a great way to build an all American engine on a moderate budget. All you need are American made pistons, rings, and bearings, and to have your local machine shop offset grind the crank.

A knowledge of custom engine building, and custom machine work is required when using these rods in the application described. Please be sure of what you are buying.


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