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    Abbott have you been testing the stretch on your rods again.

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    Yup, very common method drag racing engine builders use.....bolt stretch measuring.

    Read these articles: http://www.chevyhiperformance.com/te..._stretch_info/

    http://www.mondello.com/Pages/Articles/1/1.htm

    http://e30m3performance.com/installs...rods/rods5.htm




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    This is a sore subject with me. A stretch bolt is what most likely caused 5 grand worth of damage to my rxpig!

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    Stretch Bolt. You kill me Joe.

    That's like saying:
    -Drive Car.
    -Float Boat
    -Ductape Joe.
    Last edited by Hydrotoys; 07-29-2006 at 09:41 AM.

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    Its not if your going to die Hydro, its How long its going to take me to drive to mesa to put you out of your misery!

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    Cool

    So violent!! I swear some peoples kids just cant be helped!

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    Bolt stretch isn't the most accurate, though.... ask Mikel about Shooters calibrated arm. He torques everything by hand, till the proper number of knuckles turns white.

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