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      08-15-2012, 09:24 PM   #115
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Originally Posted by Wedge1967 View Post
Guess you don't read much, the N54 was not forged. Vishnu and FFTEC have one pulled down for testing and said it's just a very high quality casting. Regardless, it's one awesome engine!

From my understanding correct me if I am wrong but earlier models had the following forged.

Crankshaft, connecting rods and pistons are forged. I also think the Bentley manual lists both the crankshaft and the con-rods being forged.
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