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Old 11-13-2012, 12:56 PM
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my87Z is right on the money with his suggestion of 9.5:1 to 9.8:1 static compression ratio. Here's the roller cam I might use with that SCR
Amazon.com: Crane Cams 119671 Hr-216/339-2s-12-90: Automotive Amazon.com: Crane Cams 119671 Hr-216/339-2s-12-90: Automotive

9.5:1 with this cam will produce a dynamic compression ratio of 8.399:1
9.8:1 with this cam will produce a dynamic compression ratio of 8.660:1
Either of these DCR's are easily compatible with pump gas if you build the motor with a tight squish (0.035"-0.045").

You see, what you have to understand is that you will be BRACKET RACING, so your E.T. and TRAP SPEED are unimportant. Build the car so that it's a pleasure to drive on the street and then just live with what times you post at the strip. You'll be bracketed against faster and slower cars, so it won't matter what speed and e.t. you go. The only thing that will matter is your reaction time and running consistently on your dial.
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