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Old 10-02-2014, 09:01 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by EO2K View Post
Cut 10lbs off with this crank, another 12lbs or so with an aluminum flywheel and another couple pounds with the 949 damper... that's nothing to sneeze at.
Plus lightweight rods and pistons, and lightweight valve train...
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Old 10-02-2014, 09:25 PM   #22
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To be fair, there was rumor years back that spec miata guys had broken a couple.

Given our motors harmonic nature, I'd given thought to offset grinding one to create a lightweight Honda rod 2.0 for ***** and grins, then squashed it after reading Emilio's experience with the knife edged, bull nosed stock crank.

I wonder how light one could get this down to? I mean hell, Emilio took quite a bit off with crushers crank..(wasn't it like 18-19lbs?, so a 50% reduction)

10 pound crank, lightweight internals, and a 5.5" style clutch... yup, could be stupid fun
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