Oddball connecting rod

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Omie01

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I have inherited a set of 8 pistons and connecting rods for a 351C. I was looking through them yesterday and found that I have 2 number 8 connecting rods. Not sure how this happened, but here is my question. If I am having them all reconditioned can I run one of them in the missing number 7 position? 

 

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Sure can, the rods are all the same. If you're reusing the pistons, make sure the chamfer is facing the fillet when installed. 

 

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They are numbered so the caps can be kept with the rods they were machined with. I would add a dot or other mark to one set of the #8s so you can keep them as a set.

 

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Thats a good idea Don, I will do that! Thanks!!

 
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