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« on: November 12, 2013, 12:14:47 PM »

Ive been looking at midwest and theres two diamond pistons. 3.425 with 1.142 pin location that used stock rod. I have no idea what stock rod length is. Other is 3.425 with a 0.750 pin location. So what rod would I use? Ive been thinking about using a 87mm je piston but once again no clue what rod to use. Anyone know some piston/rod combos? Anyone used a je piston?

I want a longer stroke rod with a shorter piston.

Any help would be awesome, winters coming and the time to break down the 15 kohler single and build it will begin.

Anyways, thanks!
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« Reply #1 on: November 12, 2013, 01:34:37 PM »

Run the long rod with short 750 piston, just call midwest they will set you up same combo i am running
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« Reply #2 on: November 13, 2013, 01:46:16 PM »

Alrighty, I'll see what I can do. Whats stock rod length by the way?
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« Reply #3 on: November 14, 2013, 10:07:46 AM »

The cv460 and the cv490-493 have different strokes, and mwsc makes rods for both of the cranks. Get the long rod/piston combo that matches your engines crank. You will want a cv490-493 block and crank to get the maximum CI. The cv460 blocks have a shorter jug length so you can't just put in the longer stroke crank.
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« Reply #4 on: November 19, 2013, 11:09:36 PM »

Heres another question. Does midwest have different valves for the single commands, or is there a place I could get stainless steel valves from in place of these stock ones?

Thanks!
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