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Old 05-21-2010, 01:14 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by RACER16 View Post
I am getting a lot of different advice for sure. The guy actually building my motor likes Eagle rods-experience from his drag racing, the "Miata Expert", who actually is very reputable, says if Im racing the car at over 10-12lbs of boost, then he said don't get the Eagles and get Carrillo.
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lol, I'll tell you who doesn't know: the "Miata expert". Stock rods from a T25-frame turbo will hold up just fine at 10-12psi - you don't even need a built motor at the power level that will produce, ~200-220whp.

Be very wary of any other advice that guy gives you.
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Old 05-21-2010, 02:48 PM   #22
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I wouldn't trust stock rods at 250hp.

I mean I *DO* trust my stock rods at 250 hp, but I wouldn't suggest it to anyone. When I pulled the 250hp-subjected stock rods out of my 2001 donor motor, not one was perfectly straight. All of them were totally intact, but just slightly wavy.
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