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Old 12-14-2015, 06:48 AM
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Getting ready to pull the 6.0 for a rebuild-a little background, orig rebuilt it as a budget, but cyls were so rusted (from burnt vec.) I had to hone the **** out of it, sloppy pistons now, still some pitting
Anyway, it is getting bored, balanced-don't plan on racing other than a T & T or rental-it has the stock bushed rods, and the machine shop installed ARP bolts & ck'ed the big end on the orig rebuild
Will the stock rods, new .030 pistons be OK, prob around 600+ RWHP, trying to keep the budget down, and bushed rods look pretty beefy next to non bushed rods
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I'd say you'd be fine. The stock bushed rods are beefy and look similar to most aftermarket rods. Nice thick beams, cap screws, bushed etc. I wouldnt lose sleep over it.
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