Your crankshaft is one of the most fundamental features in your vehicle . It converts linear energy into rotational energy, which enables your wheels to move forward. Your pistons are also attached to the crankshaft and the flywheel. Its safe to say a crankshaft is one of the most important components in your vehicle. Like any other factory part, its not meant to work with your performance upgrades. Your crankshaft especially undergoes a lot of stress and pressure from its continuous use and engine combustion. A performance crankshaft is created to a higher standard. They are designed to handle higher loads and RPMS without cracking, failing, or twisting. When picking a performance crankshaft there are several options available including lightweight options, forged steel, and machined billet. Depending on the power your creating, and your intended use of your vehicle the type of performance crankshaft recommended will vary. Sport Compact Warehouse is your premier source for performance crankshafts. If you have any questions regarding performance cranks, reach out to one of our experienced representatives and we will help you make a more informative decision.