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Old 04-06-2010, 05:43 PM   #1
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are 351W factory forged pistons???

Probably a stupid question but did Ford ever put factory forged pistons in the 351w truck motors like they did in the Fox 302's pre 93? I picked up another completely stock long block from an 89 F250 and was just curious about it for a possible project.

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There were no forged pistons in these truck motors.. ever, not even the Lightning.
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From what I've read a normal 351w was cast and Lightnings were hypers
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gotcha, thanks guys
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From what I've read a normal 351w was cast and Lightnings were hypers
From what I have read the shortblocks between the regular P/Us and the lightnings were the same. Which is right? I would like to know.

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