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Old 01-30-2013, 09:57 AM   #100
greglewis
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Sparrowhawk View Post
Stroke is determined by the diameter of the circle travelled by the bottom end of the connecting rod. The closer the big end is to the center axis of the crank, the lower the stroke. If you reduce the radius of the the circle travelled by the big end you need a longer connecting rod to get the piston back up where it needs to be.
Great. So you could use the same piston?

Thanks
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