Originally Posted by 77pontolds
We finally got the 400 in!!! The problem was the "B" brackets don't fit an "F" car. Once I located the right ones and installed them, it all came together. That Pontiac engine leaves more room in areas where I need it, like behind the distributor. It looks really at home in there. As soon as I get done, I'll try to post some pics. Thanks again for the help. Uncle Rich
I hope you enjoy the 400 half as much as I did my 455. I talk about that combo ('81 Camaro/455/6X heads) too much- but it was the tamest, easiest to drive anywhere, everyday, regular gas, 3.31 rear gear, 650
DP, all steel, full interior, 12 second vehicle you'd ever want to see.
I mean, how many cars w/those specs can stage in Drive, mat the gas from an idle and let the tranny shift out on its own (no governor work) and still run 12's on street tires? With a 10-bolt 3.08 run the same way (in Drive) it went 13 seconds flat in the quarter. Oh, and it had a 4777 Holley on a Performer intake (not the RPM, it hadn't come out yet). It was a ball