The rod did not break because of a flaw,we over revved the engine,9900 RPM is too much to ask
of any steel rod w that stroke (transmission was the culprit)
I dont see Scat as much different than Eagle or Manley.. If I have to buy a steel rod I would not hesitate to try them again
Kinda what I was saying,alum is more fogiving
.Here is a pic of some carnage,496 BBC,Eagle Rods went to 9900 RPM and let go (our fault)
The rod took out the block,cam,lifters,a few valves .....what a mess....
I saved the heads and rest of the upper end and made a 565 after this mess.
Nah,thats not why.....Price is a consideration but
Racers will go to no ends to spend money to gain power
if Titanium was faster they would run em
The reason they use Alum are several,aluminum acts like a shock absorber on the down stroke you can beat the shit out of them and they live ,its...
Other brands I wont mention have a bad reputation but the QA1 has been ok so far
I have 100 mile on it so far without issue
I cant imagine .023 of run out an issue,even ford OEM shaft has run out
I do believe weather it be a driveshaft or a set of shocks a lot of people
I am saying it sounds like coil bind,some progressive springs knock.
Which is why many have rubber boots around the coils
I had Steeda Progressives and they did the same BS so I yanked them out
and went with a Linear,problem solved...No offence to Steeda ,I run lots of thier stuff
but the Prog...