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Old 03-29-2004, 09:01 PM
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Actually,if you fitted that 402 with headers,and aluminum intake,and aluminum water pump,even with iron heads,it would only weight about 100# more then an all iron stock smallblock with manifolds on it..A lot of people think that bigblocks way soo much,but in reality by the time you get one trimmed down for performance use they arent as heavy as you think.A bigblock with aluminum heads and the above mods weighs about the same as a stock smallblock,and if the car were a hot rod with a glass hood and manual stering that aluminum head bigblock combo would carry less over then nose then the smallblock.Bow of course you could add all that to a smallblock and be lighter yet,but you still would be hard pressed to make the power out of it that you would with a bigblock for the same money.Good luck.
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