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Stroker Knucklehead?

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Post Tue Nov 02, 1999 2:47 am

Suggest U call Truett & Osborne and order a set of there torque monster stroker wheels for knucklehead. This rather then go to the trouble of adapting UL wheels to knuckle cases. You get lots O Tork and can go up to over 96" depending on the barrrels U use.
Remember however that knuckle cases are somewhat fragile when you start pumping them UP. But have been informed that S&S makes new
knuck cases with MSO plus stroker knuckle wheels, I think that is what FHP is using for there new mfg'd Knuckles.


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Post Tue Nov 02, 1999 3:23 am

for info on stick welding call 800-323-4845 Eutectic 4099 for cast iron,machinable weld.

Jerry Wieland

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Post Thu Nov 04, 1999 5:26 pm

If I had an original set of 1939 cases, I would not be making big inch strokers out of them. Small port 61" knuckleheads run very well. If you want a stroker, either use late model parts or preferably aftermarket stuff. That way if you blow it up, you are only out money and not unobtainium. Jerry


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Post Thu Nov 04, 1999 10:54 pm

if ya gotta ya gotta ...but i wouldn't ...somewhere in here is a apost i made about early cases being weak ..ya gotta remember you're talking 60 year old metal that has seen all kinds of extremes ..hot cold etc.
And S&S does indeed make a set of knuck cases,I run them on a 103" and they are BULLET PROOF...I'll be glad to help you obtain a set of S&S cases and we have complete FHP heads in stock,drop me an email if you're interested....HD cases on the other hand ..well you punch'er out to 90+ and let me know what happens when you wind'er up real hard...i have pieces of parts hanging on the wall from doing strange things to old motors... Image

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