What is a stroker engine?

385

Asked by Jun 24, 2009 at 01:00 AM

Question type: Car Customization

What is a stroker engine compared to a regular engine?

1 Answer

15

A 'Stroker' engine is a motor that has greater than stock displacement due to an increase in the factory crank throw. An increase in crank throw increases stroke (the difference between the piston's top dead center and bottom dead center position). Basically, they have more torque. Usually the point of them is not to get a bigger block, just displace the cylinders so they have a bigger bore and stroke

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Shortcuts

Search Car Customization Questions

Car Customization Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 5,570
#2 COMETGUY61
COMETGUY61
Reputation 3,580
#3 F_O_R
F_O_R
Reputation 3,500
View All

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.