Originally Posted by 406 ss monte
i found a 496 bbc. i've never heard of it before. is it the same as the 454's & any other big block chevy? do the bolt up like the older ones? do they use the same heads, intake, & other bolt on's? are they a good choice for a build up? like i said, i've never heard of them. i know about the 454 stroker 496, but this is a factory short block. thanks for your help.
its an vortec big block , same as the truck engines and in family with ls1/ls6 etc.