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Old 03-19-2009, 01:17 AM   #21
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Originally Posted by iWeasel410 View Post
That's funny, I don't see Crawford sporting Supertech, nor do I see Supertech in Ken Block's car. From what I've seen, Crawford Performance builds some of the highest performance engines in the Subaru industry, what do they run?

Also, there's a lot more to selecting a wrist pin than the length...Aside from diameter and length, there's thickness, hardness, material, and coating. How much side to side play does your rod have in the piston? That will explain why the pin is longer...(pin-piston engagement).
Lol, Crawford does not, in any way, build the best Suby motors.

Originally Posted by deliverator View Post

Google "Crawford bobblehead pistons"

Pretty much **** Crawford. It's funny, because this last year at some tuner shootout they were DNF because they had their motor go... They figured out how to **** up their 08 STi motor real quick.
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Old 03-19-2009, 02:30 AM   #22
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Damn, Im suprised about the Mahle pins, wonder why they went so much thinner than stock. Im sure (or hope) its a stronger material, but still. God I want to build an engine so badly, and Im not even turbo yet, and just rebuilt the stocker. Belfab will be the way for me.
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