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Old 09-12-2004, 02:06 AM
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Question SBC twisted wedge heads??

Are the original SBC twisted wedge heads with the tilted inlet valve worth investing in?

I plan on putting them on a 383 that I'll be putting together..

Or should I just from the beginning on invest in a new set of heads, like new TFS or AFR?

Will the old ones provide as much power as the newer ones?

If the angled intake valve was a good idea, how come it is not made anymore???

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I have a set of the original SBC Twisted Wedge heads in the shop now. While I think the idea of the tilted intake valve had promise, I don't think it panned out as well as was hoped. To take advantage of the heads, different pistons were needed and I don't think the advantage was worth the cost of designing and producing them. In other words, There just wasn't enough gain over well-designed "normal" heads.

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What do you think about the Twisted Wedge SBF heads?
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What do you think about the Twisted Wedge SBF heads?
My guess would be that they are probably more successful than the SBC heads. Perhaps it's because there is a little less competition in the Ford head arena. Somebody with a flow bench could check it out.


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so, I would also need a set of matched pistons....

I think that I'll stick to the newer heads..., which doesn't need special pistons...

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