Which Crankshaft is Right for You?
With so many different materials used for performance crankshafts, how do you know which is right for your application? The following is meant as a basic guide to help in your decision.
OE Cast Ok for stock or minor performance applications.
Cast Steel (import) Great for stock to budget performance or claimer applications.
4340 (import) Economy performance and race applications (bracket, sportsman oval track).
4340 (American) High purity, high nickel, aircraft quality material, advanced heat treating, machining held to strict standards, great for all race applications, a must for high horsepower.