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Old 12-09-2012, 07:43 PM
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I contacted AFR, and Brodix and still no reply. I left a message on their tech line and emailed them.....waiting.....waiting....waiting. The brodix facebook page is active because they replied to me giving their email but nothing from them yet

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so Brodix has emailed me back and suggested a set of heads and intake that would be best for me. They told me to contact a cam company to figure out what i need. I still have yet to hear from AFR. So looks like im going with Brodix.

these heads rr bb-0 Race-RiteŽ Big Block Series Cylinder Heads/26°

this intake manifold HV2017 Brodix HV2017

still not sure on cam, carb, or bottom end.


those heads pushed a 540bbc to 624hp and 644ft lbs at 10:5 cr and a hyrdaulic roller cam. he also emailed me a dyno chart for that setup
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post number 4?

all you need is a decent set of anybodys heads,
any heads that flow 280 ish plus CFM intake side will give you 550 hp potential.

the small AFRs would be very street friendly
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I'd much sooner chase 500 hp with the 396, than with a small bore that you're wanting to do. The 396 bored over will give you a better winding engine, and it can be built to get there also. Your biggest drawback to reaching 10's will be the 3700 lb. Camaro. Even with major lightening the fellas I know racing them are still in the 3300 lb. range. Mine is 3500, but it's a '71 and started a bit lighter than a '76.
My best times with a "normal" 427 BBC were low 12's and high 11's occasionally. But I drove mine daily to work, and couldn't build or strip it to try and reach 10's.
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where did ten second E.T.s come in?

better build a 540 so you have enough HP. A 650 H P 540 would get you there
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where did ten second E.T.s come in?

better build a 540 so you have enough HP. A 650 H P 540 would get you there
The OP siad he wanted to go 10's in the 1/4 in his very first post.
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Its possible to build 550 HP and use the 454 crank in a 396 block,wow. why? build a 540,,,or spend some time and money on an odd combination.
Let us know what direction you will take?
I missed the 10 second ET wish in the first post and said,yes,550 hp is do able.
I would guess a 550 HP odd ball stroker would go low 11s
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A 650 hp 540 would run high 10s at 3550 pounds.

3000 pound car would need 550 hp
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