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Some thoughts........Did you plastic gauge the rod journals to double check the clearance? How did the rods feel (rotational drag)after torquing? Did you follow Waynes book where he specifically addresses this to final check rod bearing crush / fitment?

If so; the only other possible reasons are oil contamination or starvation.

If it were my engine, even a full race deal, I would have allowed more break-in time. 20 mins then off to the track is too soon. The parts haven't gotten friendly yet.
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Old 05-08-2005, 10:06 AM
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