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05-07-2013 03:15 PM
cobalt327 Frame mount info:
05-07-2013 11:38 AM
Mr. P-Body Of course, a 461 Pontiac would literally bolt right in and make about the same streetable power as the 496 BBC.

What was said about the early Camaros is correct. All the BBC stuff "fits". Be sure to change the springs, as the big block weighs a bunch more than the little 301.


05-07-2013 09:36 AM
Hogg GEn 7 BBC or a stroked 454?

GEN 7 496 can be had at decent prices complete with PCM's and harnesses.

05-04-2013 10:08 PM
vinniekq2 unless your engine bay is smaller than my 80 Camaro,it should drop right in
05-04-2013 09:28 PM
chevyBBC hood il get a cowl for the clearance and makes me think also that booster
is damn vacuum assisted and i dont have any port on my intake neither the carb so how can i deal with this:p
05-04-2013 09:21 PM
68NovaSS Just measure the width of the 301 and the BB to see the difference. You can always get a smaller booster. Check front suspension towers too. How about hood clearance?
05-04-2013 09:17 PM
496 fit in 1980 trans am?

i currently own a 1980 trans am with a 301 ci and i was planning
to swap in my 496 big block, im wandering if it can fit in there
and what modifications i have to make?

because looking at the engine width i wonder if the heads or valve
covers will touch the power brake booster and thus not fit :o

thanks alot for your help

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