Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board - View Single Post - Optimal Stroke for Big Inch SBC
View Single Post
  #12 (permalink)  
Old 06-23-2018, 05:49 AM
tyler2you's Avatar
tyler2you tyler2you is offline
Registered User
 
Last photo:
Join Date: Apr 2018
Location: N. Alabama
Age: 54
Posts: 112
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 16
Thanked 26 Times in 18 Posts
Jim--thanks for the advice. The turbo approach does look appealing, but it appears it would take quite a bit of custom fab work to get it done on my car. Heck, it was hard enough finding a set of long tube headers for it that actually fit without bashing for the pan kickout, starter, steering, etc.

I like the idea of the Weiand Pro Street 177 blower as it looks like it could fit under my cowl hood and I see several builds on the net where folks are adding 6-9 psi of boost for 80-250 HP. It appears most of them are running 93 octane when the boost gets above 6 psi with a base 8 or 9 to 1 compression ratio. At 9 psi and above, it looks like race gas is required.

Looks like I need to put together a spreadsheet and lay out the costs for a few setups.
Reply With Quote