6/17/13 - Nice Job Phil - Indiana racer Phil Lake recently bought a complete Ohio Crankshaft 765 5" bore center engine unassembled. Took it home, built the engine, wired and plumbed it, brought it back for dyno. Started and ran perfectly, made over 1400 Horsepower on first hit.
6/11/13 - Ohio Crankshaft No Box Nationals - Announcing the 2013 Ohio Crankshaft No Box Nationals featuring 3 days of 5k to win races plus other specialy races throughout the weekend.
5/13/13 - HEMI 5.7/6.1 Rotating Assemblies - We are now building several rotating assemblies, using Diamond pistons and the new Ohio Crankshaft 4340 crankshafts.
We can match all the HEMI head types, etc. Call 1-800-333-7113 for info on your combination.
5/8/13 - NEW Hemi Cranks are HERE - For Late model 5.7/6.1 Hemi - 3.795" and 4.050" stroke cranks made of 4340 material in stock. See MOPAR crank page. Rotating assemblies also available.
4/29/13 - Fisher # 1, Then Wet - Kevin Fisher and the Ohio Crankshaft ProCharger dragster qualified #1 in the X-DRL race at Bristol, but then 2 days of rain sent them home dreaming about what might have been.
4/23/13 - Latest Crank Blem List - Wide assortment of SBC, BBC, Chrysler and cast Ford crankshafts that are brand new but required machining beyond standard journal dimensions are listed on our latest Racing Junk advertisement. Also see our website specials page.
4/23/13 - Attagirl Ashley - Ashley Bach scored the R.U. at the first Jegs Super Quick of the year at Gateway.
4/19/13 - 5.7/6.1 HEMI In the next week - We will have 3.79" and 4.050" crankshafts as well as rotating assemblies available for these popular new engines.
1/24/13 - NEW Crankshaft blems list special on Racing Junk - View the latest Ohio Crank blem specials here. including new big block Chevy, small block Chevy, Pontiac, Ford and Chrysler cranks. All cranks are new and just required additional machining beyond standard as noted with each.
1/22/13 - PRO CHARGERS !!!!! - 1500 to 2000 dyno proven horsepower with Big Block Chevy combinations either fueled by Alcohol or E85
Call Stan for more info
1/19/13 - HEY... Uwannaseesumpitchers ? - We have expanded our shop tour page with some additional machining equipment and engine images.
Be sure and hit your refresh to see all of the new stuff.
1/16/13 - Ready to ship - One 620, One LS1 Hybrid, 434-555-584 short blocks ready to go...
1/16/13 - World aluminum blocks in stock - Hemi, Wedge, Motown, Merlin.
Lighter is the surest way to make your car faster.
1/14/13 - Workin' 7 to 5 - We are here to take your calls 7am to 5pm EST, Monday through Friday
1/7/13 - Receiver Grooves Investment - We have added some new BHJ tooling to cut receiver grooves, both in new heads and repair jobs.
1/5/13 - New 434 dynoed pump gas engine - Carb to pan - 580 horsepower
600 ft./lbs. of torque - see details on our engines page.
1/4/13 - Aluminum block upgrades - Current special:
Upgrade from a small block Chevy iron block to World Aluminum block for only $1900
Upgrade from a big block Chevy iron block to World Aluminum block for only $1700
1/4/13 - Beat the increase! - All World and Dart iron blocks and Ohio Crankshaft shortblocks featuring these blocks will go up $100 on January 14th, 2013.
Put your order in to beat the manufacturer price increases. See our blocks page
See Jeremy's and many other customer success stories on our Attaboy Page
11/10/12 - ATTABOY - to Peter Fitzpatrick for his 1959 Holden FC that won the Meguiar's Superstars "Champion of the Decade" Best of Breed: Street Machine, at Meguiar's MotorEx 2010 in Australia. The 440 cubic inch small block Chevy crafted by Ohio Crank sports a twin turbo'd, electronic fuel injected combination.
Check out more on the Holden (including strip video!) and it's Ohio Crank engine specifications on our ATTABOY page.
11/9/12 - View our National Dragster "Sponsor Spotlight" story - National Dragster created a biography piece on Ohio Crank that is now included on our about us page.
11/9/12 - NEW Crankshaft blems list special on Racing Junk - View the latest Ohio Crank blem specials here. including new big block Chevy, small block Chevy, Pontiac and Ford cranks that required extra rod and main machine work to keep Ohio Crank quality specifications.
11/5/12 - Jeremy Mason updated us from his 2012 racing season - With the 434 short block purchased 2 years ago, he is continuing his race success on the IHRA circuit. Jeremy hoped to repeat his first divisional championship from 2011 (also won with the Ohio Crank 434 engine).
He described his winning season in his dragster that resulted in 2 seasons of back-to-back championships.
10/25/12 - Small block Chevy 4.125" cranks - Back in stock
11/9/12 - New 620 combination featured on Ohio Crank engines page - The new 620 engine features components like Merlin III or Dart blocks, Merlin heads , Merlin X intake, Ohio Crankshaft 4340 forged 4.75" stroke crank, H-beam rods with ARP 2000 bolts, Canton pan, Comp cam, Fel-Pro gaskets, and Melling oil system. The the complete engine combination, options and pricing on our Ohio Crank engines page.
10/25/12 - Pontiac Forged Cranks - All part numbers in stock
10/23/12 - Bowling scores twice at Indy Fall Classic - Eric rolled into the NHRA Fall Classic National Open at Lucas Oil Raceway to win both Saturday AND Sunday in the Pro ET category.
See much more on Eric's recent accomplishments on our attaboy page.
10/17/12 - Need a 620? - One ready to ship today
10/8/12 - Back in the black - We have several crankshaft part numbers back in stock including 4.5" Fords, 4.375" Chevy and several of the ProMax small block Chevy.
9/25/12 - Billet big block Chevy 4.25" and 4.75" crankshafts are back - In stock, but going fast
9/20/12 - Special on one unclaimed 548 BBC short block kit - SAVE - Customer put a deposit on this and then backed out.
9/17/12 Lifter geometry - Lifter wear and breakage has become more of a problem on BBC engines with the new higher lift, long duration cam shafts. We are doing more engines with bushed and larger diameter lifters. Another thing to consider is going to higher ratio rockers to achieve higher lift.
9/6/12 - BIG Overstock Sale Coming - Will be starting a big overstock clearance sale next week.
8/24/12 - NEW Project - Turbo small block Ford about ready to dyno.
8/16/12 - Lower Shipping Rates in Midwest - We have been able to make a shipping freight deal for a flat rate for 1 skid, up to 2,000 pounds to Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Wisconsin and West Virginia for $150.
8/15/12 - Kathy Fisher in final at IHRA
Nitro Jam - Kathy took her new Quick/Rod dragster to the final round at the Martin Michigan Nitro Jam. Kathy relies on an Ohio Crankshaft 555 for horsepower and reliability. You can view much more on the Fisher Racing Team and other racers accomplishments on our attaboy page.
8/10/12 - Bowling wins NHRA Indiana State Championships - Lyons Dragstrip was the host of the NHRA Indiana State Championships for 2012 and Eric, a great Ohio Crankshaft customer, was able to take home the win and state championship plaque. See much more on Eric's recent accomplishments on our attaboy page.
8/2/12 - Pontiac Forged Cranks - 50 more shafts in stock this week, but are selling fast.
8/2/12 - Ready To Ship - 620 Complete, 632 Pump Gas Complete, LS Hybrid Complete, 555 Short Block, 434 Short Block.
8/2/12 - 460 Ford 4.6" Cranks - 20 of these hard to find shafts in stock now.
8/2/12 - LS 4" Cranks - These are back in stock
7/19/12 - New 406 and 434 Small Block Chevy combinations - Visit our engines page to see our new SBC longblocks with manifolds. Both packages include Dart Block, Ohio Crank Crankshaft and H-Beam rods, World or Dart Aluminum Heads, Harland Sharp Aluminum Rocker Arms, SFI Dampener, Canton or Moroso Oil Pan, Felpro Gaskets, ARP Fasteners, World OR Dart intake manifold and COMP Cams solid roller cam and lifters
7/10/12 - Need A 620? - One ready to ship today
7/8/12 - New Racer's Letter Posted - Check out the latest from Buddy Boyce who sent us a 632 update from his original letter back in 2008. Read both letters on our Ohio Crank racers letters page.
7/3/12 Rusty Cook has another great race in Chicago - Last year Rusty took the Corvette to the Jegs AllStar win, this year it was the Ohio Crank powered dragster in the NHRA Route 66 Super Comp finals.
6/27/12 - Michelle Furr just misses double at NHRA Atlanta - Michelle won the 10.90 class with her Camaro, then made it to 3 cars with her 8.90 dragster. Crew chief Rick Furr relies on Ohio Crankshaft power in both cars.
6/19/12 - Congratulations to everyone at the Ohio Crankshaft 2012 No Box Nationals - Congrats to Triple O Promotions for creating the largest of their No Box Nationals events to date. See the event coverage here.
Also another "Attaboy" goes out to Eric Bowling who continued his winning tear at the event on both Saturday and Sunday - see his continued win streak on our attaboy page.
6/4/12 - 501 Pontiac Dyno Run - Read all about the featured engine build at Precision Engine Tech Magazine featuring our forged steel stroker crankshaft.
Quotes from the 501 Pontiac build include: "In the short time we spent that day, our peak horsepower was recorded at 525.4 HP at 4900 rpm, and peak torque was a whopping 604.8 lb-ft at 4100 rpm, with timing set at 36 degrees. Obviously, the valvetrain and bottom end is certainly capable of handling much higher rpm." Read all about the 5 part engine build.