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Old 07-12-2008, 05:23 PM
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Blazin:

That could make a good fun street engine but it would absolutely blow for a strip only motor.

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Just trying to give you ideas to help save a little money. You're looking for a "cheapy" engine right? A high rpm engine that is built to last a long time is not going to be cheap...
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It doesnt really require exotic or all that expenisve parts, just a little more in key areas.

I helped build a cammed Lt1 to last at 7K it pretty mcuh just involved better bearings in the bottom end, and ARP rod bolts. Thing is still chuggin 30K miles later.
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Hey Guys Ive been lookin and lookin at the vortecs and one thing bothers me.

I know these heads were designed for truck motors (ie lots of torque) and damn near every dyno I seem of them, they do Amazing down low but not so well up top.

I could really care less how much torque this motor makes as long as it makes good hp, do you guys think there could be a better choice for around the same price for heads for a top end motor?

The vortecs Im lookign at are the Patriot versions. The already come with screw in studs, and bigger valves.

Or do you think that most peopls powerbands is due to their manifold and cam choice, I know those playa big part but do yall think that isky cam with the patriot vortecs will make a good top end motor?
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