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Tried to search for "stroker", but didn't find the specs needed to make it. Would I need to buy custom pistons/con rods? My crank is absolutely beautiful (same for the con rods), after being ground .010 back in '90. I already picked up pistons for the current config, and have to believe the con rods need to be shorter. Feedback?
 

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To stroke an engine, you need a crank with a greater stroke, hence the term. The difference in stroke is made up either in the piston pin height or the rod.
 

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I already have some beautiful 351W flat-top pistons with big valve reliefs. What kind of rods should I select, if I were to go down this "stroker" route?
 

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It is not that simple Eric. The skirts become too long for the increased stroke. In short, I do not think you can stroke a 351W using stock pistons. You can, however, buy a kit that includes all of what you'll need. But I understand that you already have the pistons and such. You will in the end then, build a 351W.
 
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