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Re: Blowing - Strengthen Bottom End?

To: Susan and John Roper <>
Subject: Re: Blowing - Strengthen Bottom End?
From: Charley & Peggy Robinson <>
Date: Mon, 03 May 1999 16:13:44 -0500
  Trying to decide:  Is 12 psi overpressure a bunch for the street? 
Methinks it is.  Howsomever, gate it to 7 psi and one should be able to
get 50K out of it with a minimum of special prep.  The Paxton-equipped
Hawks just had hard bearings on a nitrided crank.


Susan and John Roper wrote:
> If you are going for a lot of power, high blower pressure, you would build
> the bottom end the same way that you build a race engine, i.e. careful
> machine work, nitrided crank, Carillo rods, ARP fasteners, good oil flow,
> necessary cooling.  John

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