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What happens when you have a Cummins and you can't knock the muffler off? You drink beer and talk about powerstroke's and how awesome they are. We got to talking about rebuilding the 7.3L and making it into like a 5 year project so we can really build this thing into a beast. We did some math and found it might be really hard to reach 500 inches, but just wondering how far on bore and stroke can you really go? Any input is great

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Come on people, im almost drunk and id like to know before i go to bed...
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I would like to know too!

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what is the current bore and stroke of a 7.3?

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i cant remember what it is, because i am drunk. but I remember it isnt much...



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4.11X4.18 Bore and Stroke

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4.11X4.18 Bore and Stroke
I thought it was 8.14X1.14 stroke and bore.........
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I thought it was 8.14X1.14 stroke and bore.........
Type: Diesel, 4-Cycle Type, Direct Injection

Configuration: OHV V-8

Displacement: 444 cu. in. (7.3 litres)

Bore & Stroke:4.11 x 4.18 in. (10.44 x 10.62 cm)

Compression Ratio: 17.5:1

Aspiration: Turbocharged with Back Pressure Device for warm-up

Rated Power: 210 hp @ 3000 rpm

Rated Torque: 425 lb.-ft. @ 2000 rpm

Total Weight - Dry: 920 lbs (417 kg)

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God Tim, you really are drunk lol.

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