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Old 07-09-2012, 12:04 PM
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head choice

with those tiny headers I would use 180 cc intake runner heads, dart/afr offer very good 180/195 cc heads that are cnc ported and flow more than you can use. I have dart heads on my engine and they work well
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Well i'm looking at different heads and wondering if 235 intake runner 2.08/1.6 valve heads would be good or would I be better to use a smaller intake runner head thanks all
Unless this is going to have a monster camshaft and is a race only deal, that's too large of a runner volume. A well designed head having 180-200 cc volume and 2.02" intake valves will run better on the street and will not give up anything if you are using a compatible cam and compression. The one head that I would consider that has more volume than that is the large port GMPP Bow Tie Vortec.
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How well would 215 runners 2.02/1.6 heads work
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How well would 215 runners 2.02/1.6 heads work
They would be a bit too big, unless you plan to go to a bigger cam at a later date.

195-200cc runner would be more in your ballpark with you current combo of parts, to avoid the "eyes bigger than your stomach" syndrome
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Anyone have any experience with pro-filer heads and if so how well do they work been thinkin about buying the all american aluminum series 195 runner 2.02/1.60 heads thanks all for the help
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Also does anyone know of a good accurate compression calculator
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Also does anyone know of a good accurate compression calculator
I just posted links to the static compression calculator I use along w/a couple dynamic compression calculators: Piston ok for turbo set up?

Note: The various calculators may use a positive or a negative number to denote the piston's volume, so be sure to pay attention to the sign used when you put the figures into the calculators.
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I personally run pro-1's love'em however on to your problem running a .200 dome with 882's you are closer to 10.5:1 , you stated your base timing is 14 back it of to 10 set your distributor to swing 14 at 2500 you want 38 at the crank as far as the edelbrock carb I don't care for them personally , however the 750 should not be too much turn your air fuel screws all the way in and back them out 1.5 turns start and adjust till you have water dripping out of your tailpipes if your can't get it there you will need a recalibration kit from edelbrock ( The reason I don't care for those carbs is they are based on the old thermal quad crhysler carb and having years or dealings with them they just take too much time and tinkering to get them tuned and after awhile of run time when they start building up a little carbon you have to start all over again)
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10 degrees BTDC is not enough initial. 14 degrees is barely enough as it is.

I believe you will find the Edelbrock carbs much more like a Carter AFB than a TQ. The Edelbrock line is about the easiest and simplest carb there is to tune.

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