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Old 10-04-2004, 02:45   #1 (permalink)
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351c pistons in a 400m: can it be done?

i am looking for some pistons for a 400m. it is 30thou over, and is supercharged. i want reasonably low compression, and hyper pistons. i have 302 closed chamber heads, opened up a lot where possible. can i use 351 pistons? do they have a higher or lower pin height compared to a 400? any other advise, as i want to get these as cheap as possible.
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Re: 351c pistons in a 400m: can it be done?

351 flat tops fitted to a 400 with the 302 heads will get you just under 12:1 comp.A dish 351 piston might work .
You will need to bush the 400 rods though to the smaller 351 pin size.
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Re: 351c pistons in a 400m: can it be done?

is the pin height higher or lower, if it is lower, it will be low comp, if it is higher, they will have to be milled.
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