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Old 12-12-2011, 01:36 PM   #48
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Location: Stamford, CT
96 OBS and 00 OB


Originally Posted by jzk25 View Post
No, we are just going to limit power to around 500hp atw. The rods in late toyota engines are very light and small which limits your power output. 1UZ's post 96 break rods at ~450hp atw and the rods in the 1GZ are similiar(powdered metal with a break line). Fortunately there is 4 more of them to share the load so 500 atw should be ok. the compression ratio is not really a problem as we are only running 10 psi or so.
any reason you went with the th400? I know they can be build very strong but the 700r4/4l60 can be built as well and give you more gears to work with and control of lockup etc with the electronic version.
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