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Old 03-08-2013, 01:30 PM
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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.


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.
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