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Old 02-23-2013, 06:32 PM
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It is suppose to be a standard deck production engine But it is all aluminum block ,heads intake also look at bolts in valve cover.non stock locations bbc has 3 on top 4 on bottom also has valley pan like a Pontiac.this when Stock cars still had spedometers and door panels and 5 minute pit stops,wonder why he got caught.LOL

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Old 02-23-2013, 06:40 PM
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Very cool... I miss the days when stock cars were "stock cars" to begin with. Today they look like suppositories with headlights painted on them!
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Old 02-23-2013, 07:47 PM
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Best engine is the history of anything.
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Old 02-24-2013, 07:21 AM
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do you see anything odd with chevy engine this is a big block i am building for my 53 chevy pu ,to compere to.
Alum bock , which appears to be standard deck height, cylinder heads are almost twice as tall as a product head. Manifold is built with intergral plenum cover and open intake runners same as much later LS engines.

Would really like to see photos of it installed in car presented for pre race inspection!
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Old 02-24-2013, 08:20 AM
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This is one of my favorite engine pictures, because it's the crate engine going in my rod. It's not that it looks all that great, it's what it means to my project!
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Old 02-24-2013, 08:27 AM
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Photo wouldn't upload - guess I'll try later.
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Nuthin' like a fresh mill to regenerate enthusiasm into a project... not to mention the rush that comes when it first comes to life! Kinda get goose bumps just thinkin' about it!
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Fresh engine..

That is the best part, my favorite...breaking in a cam and then idling it back down, goose bumps the whole time, makes for an awesome day, well after especially.
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Here's a neat one. It's a Maybach VL-2 V-12, 2014 cdi, 520 hp, gasoline or a propane type gas engine. What did it and it's four other brothers power? Why the Graf Zeppelin of course!

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Always wondered, never saw... that's awesome!
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here's one i seen . just passing it on for all to see.
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check this one out...
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Now that is the type of thing this thread was started for! A reverse running small block! I have never seen one, seen many flat heads running in reverse but never a sbc, very interesting.

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Here's a neat one. It's a Maybach VL-2 V-12, 2014 cdi, 520 hp, gasoline or a propane type gas engine. What did it and it's four other brothers power? Why the Graf Zeppelin of course!

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Nope, never even thought about what was powering that thing, very cool.

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Old 04-21-2013, 08:50 PM
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Now that is the type of thing this thread was started for! A reverse running small block! I have never seen one, seen many flat heads running in reverse but never a sbc, very interesting.

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I don't think it run's backwards,, I think they sell a cam to do that..I would think you would lose some of the power too... I could be wrong,, But I don't think it run's backwards... I thought about doing something like this in my c-cab build..
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