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Feedback on Flo-Tek heads ???

Title says it all . I'm looking at the Flo-Tek aluminum heads from Speedway Motors . They are very low price . Complete heads for $350 each .Can anyone shed some light on them . Good ? Bad ? Let's hear it . Thanks in advance ...

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BTTT Anybody ???
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Look like ProComp castings to me. Skip White sells the PC version built for about the same price as bare form Speedway.

I was very happy with my PC heads. In fact my new heads are PC cores with DRJ's CNC program on them and they outflow AFR210 heads.
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aluminuim heads for around $300? Are these small block chevy heads?
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aluminuim heads for around $300? Are these small block chevy heads?
Yep and Yep!

Flo-Tek assembled heads at Speedway Motors
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Well that definatly turns the tables when it comes to budget sbc perfomance street heads. Thank you for the link
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Right off of the ship from China.
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You are no doubt correct about the china thing and I would always rather give our team ( USA ) the work , so could you name some USA made heads ? I know Edelbrock is but not sure about the rest of them . Been looking at Pro Comp too , are they American made ? Thanks ...
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You are no doubt correct about the china thing and I would always rather give our team ( USA ) the work , so could you name some USA made heads ? I know Edelbrock is but not sure about the rest of them . Been looking at Pro Comp too , are they American made ? Thanks ...
The price gap between American and Chinese is huge. If you want American in that range, look for a used head.

That being said, from a non-political standpoint, the ProComp heads have come a long way in quality. The PC heads do very well for the money and on a 450-500HP 383 build are good bet. Just make sure you buy them from a reputable dealer who will build them out with quality parts.

I bought my procomps built for about $600 for the pair with solid roller springs. I sold them when I was ready to upgrade and got $400. $200 loss isn't bad for a year's use of a decent head IMO. Had I bought Eddy heads and then wanted to upgrade, I would have lost more than $200.

We may not like giving the Chi-coms our money, but for some it is the only choice, based on budget if they want to participate in the hobby.
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The price gap between American and Chinese is huge. If you want American in that range, look for a used head.

That being said, from a non-political standpoint, the ProComp heads have come a long way in quality. The PC heads do very well for the money and on a 450-500HP 383 build are good bet. Just make sure you buy them from a reputable dealer who will build them out with quality parts.

I bought my procomps built for about $600 for the pair with solid roller springs. I sold them when I was ready to upgrade and got $400. $200 loss isn't bad for a year's use of a decent head IMO. Had I bought Eddy heads and then wanted to upgrade, I would have lost more than $200.

We may not like giving the Chi-coms our money, but for some it is the only choice, based on budget if they want to participate in the hobby.
Yes very true. If i had no other choice i would try and do that. Im having a fight with myself on these heads right now... 500 HP 383 doesnt sound bad. But chinese made stuff... Agh!!! It drives you crazy! I could go on and on.. But choose not to.... For everyones sake
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