I wouldn't say that's neccesary... but it'll make things safer... 8500 rpms isn't much for the 3sge...Pineapple said:Balance the crank with rods and pistons. Make sure every set weight the same. Knife edge the crank. Light weight flywheel. Alum pulley wherever possible. You'll need to flow 310 CFM so you'll need full intake and exhaust to match.