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The logic here is easy enough to understand--there is such a wide selection of small-block Chevy rods on the market today, trimming the mains down to size pays for itself in being able to get off-the-shelf connecting rods. The final stroke length is 3.475 inches, resulting in a 365-cube displacement when teamed with the 4.087-inch bore. The crankshaft counterweights were then coated with an oil-shedding coating by Polymer Dynamics, better known to engine builders as PolyDyn. The final weight of the machined crankshaft was 47 pounds.