blue88 wrote:Ok... This may have been asked before.. but I could not find in archives. Here is what I am looking for.
Stock 400 sbc motor..standard bore.. stock pistons, 5.565 rods.. with good rod bolts installed. It has ported fuelie heads, high rise gm intake and open headers.... Running in very thick mud. How many rpms can this be safely turned? I am thinking 5500. Anyone with any experience in this area?
blue88 wrote:Running in very thick mud
levisnteeshirt wrote:^^^^ so true ,, its a roll of the dice if you have a good one , some people have great luck with them ( and its luck ) , best one i've seen has 10 years use in circle tracking , left a 2 bolt main and had straps put on the caps , his philosophy was , if its limber , don't make a stress point with splayed caps , which in this case , seems to be working ,, its not a high rpm engine , they turn this one 6200