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My thoughts:

Jim Newton built a car for one of his customers that has kicked serious butt in every race it's been in, using "S" rods.

While Ti is certainly cool factor, the cost of the rods is several thousand dollars more than steel rods. The galling limtations of Ti, and ovality after a few hours, are also drawbacks.

If you are setting a world record (911R) or trying to win Le Mans (935) and competing with world class drivers and factory teams, every little bit counts. If you are just trying to beat some dentist you can save the money.
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