Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board - View Single Post - looks like a 383
View Single Post
  #56 (permalink)  
Old 12-21-2012, 08:07 AM
vinniekq2's Avatar
vinniekq2 vinniekq2 is offline
Registered User
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: BC,Canada
Age: 59
Posts: 11,642
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 694
Thanked 1,340 Times in 1,243 Posts
550 horses would squeak 3800 pounds into the 11s if all things are perfect.I would aim for 580 hp and make sure the driveline is strong.
If you want the cat to be street able and not totally race oriented,I would build a 540-588 will a roller (hydraulic) and use dart 335s as a base to work with. If you want to stay away from rats,then My next choice would be a twin turbo LS-3.
If you dont want efi,then use your gen 1 with a blow through.Turbos have a very "cool factor" to them.If you use a blower,then make sure its fast or people laugh at you.

example here,350 rat rod/dual AFBs on a 671 best time ever 12.01. Good thing its a rat rod
Reply With Quote