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  1. 64 327 running unleaded gas

    Hotrodding Basics
    I recently bought a 66 corvair the crown conversion (327 in the back seat). I don't know much about the engine. It has the double hump heads and a solid lifter cam. I installed a atomic efi carb and a pro billet distributor with a 6A box. I had planned on just running race fuel mixed with 91...
  2. Which Muncie 4 speed for Performance 327?

    Transmission - Rearend
    Hello there, I have a 1955 Chevy 3100 step side pickup that is 100% all original. I am building a 327 motor for it. It will have 2.02 160 aluminum heads, a Holley 750 double pumper, a weiand dual plane intake, headers, and a nice mild can of sorts. Run at about a 5500-6000 redline. I want to...
  3. 327 to a 454 in a 65' ELCO

    Hotrodding Basics
    :thumbup:I found a good used 454 that cranked up on a stand and saw it ran with my own eyes. Sounded as if it had an aftermarket cam: He claimed it did before we met, and I could see the stock intake had been replaced for a performer rpm, guy also claimed it had been bored .60 over This is my...
  4. Fighting a 327 SBC

    This is the first time ive had any real trouble with this engine after finally getting in on the road, made numerous long trips to work and when I drove it on the highway doing 70+ I ran into a problem. The car is a 65' el camino and im pretty sure it may of just ran hot and now it wont restart...
  5. Hey guys new here just got 350 block

    Hotrodding Basics
    Hey guys new here to this site names billy I'm 22 just got a new old 350 block It's a 72 350 4 bolt with a forged crank, I was also in the process of ripping apart a 69 327 2 bolt cast crank so now I'm stuck on what I should build first I leaning towards the 350 it might go into a c10 or g body...
  6. biggest cam for 327 and double hump heads, flat top pistons

    Hotrodding Basics
    so i got a fresh 327 with flat top pistons and 462 camel hump heads all good, just need a cam. Im thinking around 282-286 degrees of advertised duration and around 470-500 lift, if i can go more duration i will. Ive read other threads of people recommending somewhere around 268 duration. are you...
  7. Manual transmssion in 66 c10 with 327

    Hotrodding Basics
    Hey guys ive been looking around at some different manual transmissions and have been looking a lot at the TKO 600 but have heard that it doesn't shift well at high rpms (which can be a problem with a small journal 327 thats moderately upgraded), so I was just asking if anybody had any...
  8. 327 build/cam recommendations

    Hi Guys, First, I'd like to thank all of the knowledgeable people that have contributed over the years. It's been interesting reading past posts. So, I'd greatly appreciate some recommendations specific to what I'm going to be doing in the near future. I recently purchased a rebuilt 327...
  9. Sbc 3892657

    Hey everyone! I'm new to forums but can use the help. I just purchased a SBC off a family member which I believed to be a 327. When I checked the casting numbers 3 types of motors show up with the same casting. 302.327 & 350. I have the Front VIN numbers also. First set are: L7157568 second set...
  10. 327 questions

    Hey guys, I actually have a bunch of questions but I'll start with this one. Did all 327s come with flat top pistons? A guy has one that I want to buy but I'm not sure if it is a high cr or low cr motor. All I know so far is that it has flat tops. Thanks:welcome:
  11. 327 head choice/power/safe rpm?

    i have a 2 bolt main large journal 327 with arp bolts and a cast crank turned .010, speed pro hyper +.040 flat tops, eagle sir i beam rods with arps, cam is a summit k1104 specs are 224/224, .466 lift, 114 lsa. i have been looking at a bare set of promaxx(formerly patriot?) cast iron 2150 heads...
  12. 5.7 Chevy Vortec exhaust manifolds

    OK I'm turning to the board for information. I have a 327 with 906 vortec heads. I want to use stock exhaust manifolds. This engine has a 600 CFM carb. (1406) What OEM part numbers will work? What exhaust manifold part numbers hooked up to the 906 heads? Please help.
  13. 327 sbc dyno 431hp!

    Had an engine assembled by a local machine shop for a '64 corvette convertible. 327 engine, dynoed at 431 hp after assembly and no tuning. We were all surprised as it exceeded our expectations. Going in Monday morning to get the official runs and dyno sheets and take some video. Just wanted you...
  14. mystery motor

    Hotrodding Basics
    Hey guys looking for some help to identify my motor. I ran the vin V10130KL on the front passenger tab with two dealers and it came back the same, a 67 327cid 275 horse. The problem is; the same block has a 3970010 casting number which didn't start till 68 supposedly. I don't have the origional...
  15. Chevy 327 build recommendations

    Hotrodding Basics
    Hi, I'm new to this forum and pretty new to the hot rod/ domestic muscle world. I have a Chevy 327 in a Datsun 240z that I want to rebuild with more power. I think the major problem with the motor now is that the seals are leaking and fouling the plugs pretty bad. I also want more power. I...
  16. Rebuilt 327 headers

    Hotrodding Basics
    I recently put together a sbc 327 it has pro comp aluminum 2.02 heads with 64cc chambers, crowed hydraulic flat tapper cam dur. @ 050 - 234/246 lift 0.497/0.504 and lsa- 112. stock forged crank and rods with forged trw pistons. Eldelbrock Rpm air gap intake and demon 650 carb. Compression ratio-...
  17. sbc 327 wont crank after new distributor install

    Hotrodding Basics
    I have a 64 sj sbc 327 and about 2 months ago i replaced the original 6 inch balancer with a 8 inch balancer that had the timing mark 10 degrees before the keyway and the original was 2 degrees before the keyway. i bought a chrome bolt on timing pointer for it. I replaced the the distributor...
  18. 1964 Chevy 327 Small Block Timing

    Hotrodding Basics
    I'm interested in just "checking" my timing mark on my 64 Chevy smallblock, do I still need to plug the distributor vacuum hose? I don't plan on adjusting at this time!