Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board - View Single Post - Installing roller cam in Vortec 400SBC
View Single Post
  #11 (permalink)  
Old 03-08-2013, 01:30 PM
cobalt327's Avatar
cobalt327 cobalt327 is offline
WFO
 
Last wiki edit: Intake manifold
Last journal entry: 1980 Malibu Wagon
Last photo:
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Atlanta
Age: 59
Posts: 5,037
Wiki Edits: 1616

Thanks: 128
Thanked 595 Times in 545 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by Hogg View Post
I guess it all comes down to cost. Do the 400 SBC with roller cam/reluctor wheel mods, OR use the Vortec 350 block and do an offest ground crank and overbore to make a 391-396 SBC.
I see that Speed-o-Motive offers these stroker kits but I have heard "stories" about their quality.


thanks

peace
Hog
With the 400 unless the roller cam is a "must", using a flat tappet will solve the problems w/the cam.

To run the reluctor wheel will require a shortened snout on the 400 balancer and the use of a Vortec-type plastic timing cover.

Decide on the induction, configure the ECM to match the combo. Gas it up and go.
Reply With Quote