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Old 12-07-2017, 05:57 PM
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I thought I read somewhere the older gen 3 6.0 cranks are weaker than the gen 4s. Is this true?

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I know if I use gen 4 rods I'd have to get the assembly balanced but is the older crank weaker or the same?
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They are both Cast Nodular Iron, So I would guess IF there is a difference in strength.....It's not much.

I always wonder how someone would prove something like this?
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clinebarger thanks for the response. Now I need to find gen 4 rods and pistons!
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Originally Posted by clinebarger View Post
I always wonder how someone would prove something like this?
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