: How Strong is the Northstar Bottom End?



99STS
08-20-03, 03:21 PM
Just curious, does the Northstar use forged components for the crank, rods, and pistons or are they cast?

elwesso
08-20-03, 11:01 PM
Dont quote me, but I believe theyre all forged.....

officerom
09-09-03, 06:29 PM
rods are cast with a wrist pin bushinglow 90s. the newer engines are press fit. crank is cast pistons are forgedlow 90s