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  1. No stress relief after peening. Peening adds...

    No stress relief after peening. Peening adds stresses. If you then relieve them, definitely going to get movement. I'm sure they sometimes don't stay put, but better than starting with a bent...
  2. It is done for crankshafts all the time. Peening...

    It is done for crankshafts all the time. Peening in the fillet radius area of the main journals is (or used to be) standard procedure for tweaking a crank. If the iron is stress relieved it shouldn't...
  3. Probably depends on the material and its...

    Probably depends on the material and its hardness. I'd expect softer materials that are lower yield strength like (non-hardened) cast iron to stay put pretty well as long as no other stresses are...
  4. It is a miracle then! Several of the fellows here...

    It is a miracle then! Several of the fellows here seem to have done it and had it work.
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