This process was repeated eight times, and then we went about file-fitting and installing the ring packs. Organization here is imperative since it’s a real “buzz kill” to find out your pistons are on backwards. The extra hole in each SCAT rod was something we hadn’t seen before. According to SCAT it reduces weight without compromising strength. The Wiseco 2618 alloy slugs came with coated skirts, chromoly pins, and are specifically designed to clear the reluctor wheel in stroker applications like ours.