How Big - Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board
Hotrodders.com -- Hot Rod Forum



Register FAQ Search Today's Posts Unanswered Posts Auto Escrow Insurance Auto Loans
Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board > Tech Help> Engine
User Name
Password
lost password?   |   register now

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 05-24-2008, 08:24 PM
Hustles365's Avatar
Registered User
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Cincinnati
Posts: 3
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
How Big

I have this 400 sbc how big can I build this motor and still drive it on the street spending only 2500.00

    Advertisement
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 05-24-2008, 11:23 PM
Stroke Meister
 
Last photo:
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: MI, USA
Posts: 704
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Well... since you say
Quote:
spending only 2500.00
I say dig deeper and try something like this on your bored block using your reground crank. Digging deeper will make you smile big, and something this will be plenty BIG enough for you... IMO


Quote:
Scat, 4340 Forged I-Beam Rods, Chev SB (LJ), 5.700", Bushed w/ARP 8740 Capscrews
Item :SCR5A
Price : $229.95

Clevite 77, Rod & Main Bearing Kit, Chev SB LJ, 400 Main Rods: .010", Mains: .010"
Item :1038K1010
Price : $58.95

Keith Black, Hypereutectic Pistons, Chev 400, 4.155" Bore 3.750" Stroke, 5.700" Rod
Item :KB12530
Price : $242.99

Hastings, Moly Ring Set, Pre-Gapped, 4.155" Bore 5/64, 5/64, 3/16
Item :2M66130
Price : $59.99

Dart, Pro-1 Aluminum Chev SB Head, 215cc/64cc, Assembled
Item :11510020KA
Price : $1,129.95

Elgin, Hyd. Flat Tappet Complete Cam Kit, Chev SB, .447/.447 290/290, 223/223, 114 LC
Item :E903K
Price : $129.95

Melling, Standard Volume Oil Pump, Chev BB 396-454
Item :M77
Price : $27.99

Moroso, Hardened Oil Pump Shaft, Chev SB w/BB Pump
Item :22090
Price : $15.99

S.A. Gear, Billet Steel Double Roller Timing Set, Chev SB
Item :78500T
Price : $69.99

Professional Products, CrossWind Dual Plane Intake, Chev SB
Item :52026
Price : $157.95

Holley, Street Avenger Carburetor, 770 cfm, Electric Choke
Item :0-80770
Price : $399.95

SCE, Accu-Seal Pro Complete Gasket Set, Chev 400
Item :211400
Price : $101.99

Subtotal: $2,625.64
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 05-24-2008, 11:34 PM
techinspector1's Avatar
Senior Curmudgeon
 
Last wiki edit: DynoSim combinations Last photo:
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Hemet, California, USA
Age: 72
Posts: 12,799
Wiki Edits: 326

Thanks: 744
Thanked 959 Times in 808 Posts
The limit on a 400 with standard deck block (9.025") is 434 cubic inches. (bored 0.030" with 4.000" crank).
http://www.speedomotive.com/ps-536-8...roker-kit.aspx
Add the items Stroke mentioned, plus the machine work, plus all the nit-pick stuff that you never budget for.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

Recent Engine posts with photos

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name (usually not your first and last name), your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
big chevy monster hp Ratoflic Engine 5 12-07-2005 09:06 PM
Is my Torque Converter too big for my setup ?? 74NovaRat Engine 15 02-01-2005 08:23 AM
Big cars Wmarden Hotrodders' Lounge 16 09-12-2004 08:05 AM
Big Mack Kevin45 Hotrodders' Lounge 0 12-08-2002 12:33 PM
big tires? cannedheat Body - Exterior 6 10-16-2002 12:35 AM


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 03:57 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
Copyright Hotrodders.com 1999 - 2012. All Rights Reserved.