Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board - Reply to Topic
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> Hotrodding Basics> l98 heads?
User Name
Password
lost password?   |   register now

Thread: l98 heads? Reply to Thread
Title:
  
Message:
Trackback:
Send Trackbacks to (Separate multiple URLs with spaces) :

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.



Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Topic Review (Newest First)
07-04-2009 12:01 AM
TANGO [QUOTE=89t-top]
Quote:
Originally Posted by TANGO
I used a Set of them #083 TPI Heads on this 350 Build . They are 64cc Chambers with 1.94"in and 1.50"ex Valves . Pre-Vortec Performance Heads . I would say they are good Street Heads for a 350 350 H.P Build .




Thanks for that info, I might buy a set off an 87 iroc.

will they bolt up to my gen1 350 intake?


that motor sounds mean.
After you elongate the 4 Center Holes on the Gen 1 Intake to match the 72-degree angle that the Heads are Tapped at it will bolt Right one . Yes I had to do that with my 350 Build . I used an Early Edelbrock #2101
07-03-2009 11:50 PM
TANGO The L98 Aluminum Corvette 58cc Heads are not so easy to come by these Days . But you still can Find the Iron L98 F-Body 64cc 5.7 TPI Heads . I Paid $100 Bucks for the Set I used . I used them Iron L98s on a Dished Piston 350 with .015" Shim Head Gaskets . It has just over 9.25.1 C/R . With most Flat Top Pistons it will be 9.8.1 C/R . The Silv-O-Lite Flat Tops at Zero Deck will push a 355 Build to 10.4.1 C/R . Here are some Photos of the Corvette L98 Heads . For what you would Most Likely have to Pay for a Set ? best to buy New Budget Performance Heads .






http://hotrodhouse.activeboard.com/
07-03-2009 04:53 PM
johnnya "what do y'all think my compression ratio would be with flat-top pistons?"
.
If you have a specific piston in mind, the info that comes with the pistons usually tells you the projected compression ratio with different sized combustion chambers. If the data doesn't specify 58CC you can use any one of several compression ratio calculators available here on Hotrodders.com to find out.
They will typically give the comp.ratio for 64cc,76cc etc.
Here's the calculator I use...
http://www.bgsoflex.com/cr.html
07-03-2009 02:55 PM
383ram The aluminum ones are 58cc as stated. Ratio will depend on more than just a flattop piston. The combo i was going to run (now for sale), was the aluminum heads, 28cc dish KB piston, Felpro race gasket (dont remember the part#) and the 383 scat crank with 5.7 rod. This put me at about 9.3 to 1.

A stock 350 with these heads will be lower, a 383 with flat tops and these heads go well into the 10.5 to 1 range---dont remember the exact number.
07-03-2009 01:43 PM
89t-top
Quote:
Originally Posted by johnnya
I think you'll find that L98 aluminum heads have 58CC combustion chambers.
Be careful that they don't raise your compression ratio too much.
Copied & Pasted from the ZZ4 specs on Summits website:
"cast aluminum 1987-91 Corvette L98 cylinder heads. Which have 58cc combustion chambers, 163cc intake runner volume. They have a 1955-86 bolt pattern"
So, yes, your intake should bolt right up....JA.

what do y'all think my compression ratio would be with flat-top pistons?
07-03-2009 12:18 PM
johnnya I think you'll find that L98 aluminum heads have 58CC combustion chambers.
Be careful that they don't raise your compression ratio too much.
Copied & Pasted from the ZZ4 specs on Summits website:
"cast aluminum 1987-91 Corvette L98 cylinder heads. Which have 58cc combustion chambers, 163cc intake runner volume. They have a 1955-86 bolt pattern"
So, yes, your intake should bolt right up....JA.
07-03-2009 11:42 AM
89t-top [QUOTE=TANGO]I used a Set of them #083 TPI Heads on this 350 Build . They are 64cc Chambers with 1.94"in and 1.50"ex Valves . Pre-Vortec Performance Heads . I would say they are good Street Heads for a 350 350 H.P Build .




Thanks for that info, I might buy a set off an 87 iroc.

will they bolt up to my gen1 350 intake?


that motor sounds mean.
07-03-2009 02:01 AM
TANGO I used a Set of them #083 TPI Heads on this 350 Build . They are 64cc Chambers with 1.94"in and 1.50"ex Valves . Pre-Vortec Performance Heads . I would say they are good Street Heads for a 350 350 H.P Build .

Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RC1DcZjVBvM



http://hotrodhouse.activeboard.com/
07-02-2009 09:12 PM
89t-top
l98 heads?

Could anybody give me some info on 87 iroc l98 heads that came off a tpi 350.

Like chamber size and how good they flow.

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


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 10:41 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.