Re: Putting a WD 45 Crankshaft into a WC Engine in reply to Tom Barker, 09-26-2013 17:20:35
It would run, but you would need to find some purple racing fuel to get sufficient octane. We made a mistake once by putting a 45 shaft in a WD, had to replace the flat top pistons with power craters to make it run right. We converted a number of WC/WD engines to 45, sometimes we had to grind some meat off the block to allow the shaft to spin.
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