BBB Billet Cranks

Discussion in 'Our Products' started by ken betts, Oct 9, 2019.

  1. Thumper (aka greatscat)

    Thumper (aka greatscat) Well-Known Member

    Francis engineering will gun drill and profile counter weights for reduction in weight.
  2. ken betts

    ken betts Well-Known Member

    Does anyone know of someone who lightened the counterweights just to add Mallory, then had the unfortunate disaster of having a piece come out destroying the motor. What was the performance gain?
  3. Thumper (aka greatscat)

    Thumper (aka greatscat) Well-Known Member

    We always weld the mallory metal, plus its press fit.
  4. dan gaither

    dan gaither Active Member

    Just to clarify; it is my understanding that these cranks are only available as part of a stroker rotating assembly.
    Is this correct, or can they be purchased separately? Thanks.
  5. ken betts

    ken betts Well-Known Member

    Yes and no! Everyone needs rods and custom pistons etc. We know some will complain a little but these are aerospace quality and about $1400 less than our competitors. Complete kits are 4495. That’s only 500 bucks more than others billet cranks alone. We don’t take deposits when ordering cranks and then you wait a year or longer, where can anyone get that deal.
  6. BrianTrick

    BrianTrick Brian Trick

    My last billet from Velasco did not need all of that extra work. It had the extra counterweight and hollow mains. Just a hair above 55lbs. That’s a huge difference considering a stock one is over 70lbs.
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  7. Bens99gtp

    Bens99gtp Well-Known Member

    55 lbs is about a 20% weight reduction from stk. And about 40% weight reduction compared to this 90 lbs crank.......that will make a huge difference in the way a motor spins up and the amount of stress the block sees
  8. ken betts

    ken betts Well-Known Member

    Just to clarify, we will offer cranks by themselves from today thru the end of the month. All tax and shipping charges will apply!!!
  9. BrianTrick

    BrianTrick Brian Trick

    Yes. Lightweight is what I’ve been doing for awhile.
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