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  1. bbc_dome

    bbc_dome

  2. 454 misfire figured out...sorta

    Engine
    Hey ive been chasing a misfire on my 59 chevy for about 6 months now and finally found the source. Its got 1980ish 454 motor. It has a heavy misfire and lack of power on acceleration, ran fine at idle. I rebuilt the carb, changed the plugs, wires, intake manifold gasket, wired up an MSD dist...
  3. bypass3

    bypass3

    45° bypass fitting.
  4. bypass2

    bypass2

    45° bypass fitting.
  5. bypass1

    bypass1

    45° bypass fitting.
  6. procomp connecting rods and cranks

    Engine
    hey guys im looking for some info on these procomp products heres the rods Procomp Electronics 41253 Procomp 4340 ''H'' Beam Connecting Rods and heres the crank Procomp Electronics 4019 Procomp 4340 Steel Crankshafts id like to build a 496 over the winter and wanted to know if anyones built...
  7. cheap 427 tall deck

    Engine
    hi guys i'm new to this site but i've been in and out of cars and trucks since i could crawl and i've been given the chance to pick up a fresh 427 tall deck for dirt and a ham sammich and i have a few ideas floating around in my head and i'm just looking for some other opinions other than just...
  8. Chevy 8.1L High Performance?

    Engine
    I found a 2002 Chevy vortec 8.1L with trans and I want to throw it in my 57 Bel aire. I want to completely rework the engine and make some serious power with it. Think it's a good idea? I want the fuel injection and I'll probably supercharge or turbo the thing as well. Any clue on where to buy...
  9. 500+HP 396 Bench Build Help. Cam? Pistons?

    Engine
    So I've Got this 1969 Camaro. It's a ready roller. All it needs is an engine/trans and shaft. It's a non power anything x11 car originally a banger so I don't feel bad about doing it wrong. Already has a 4.56 TruTrac 9 inch:rolleyes: under it and sub framers.. I've also got this carb to...
  10. ZZ 502 HR Cam Suggestions

    Engine
    I am need some advice on picking a new Hyd. Roller for the 502. This will be street driven and will have a 150 N20 plat system. The engine is at the machine shop getting freshened up. Block is being decked to zero New Scat Forged Rods GM Performance Aluminum Heads flat milled 0.030 to bump...
  11. Help decoding BBC engine codes

    Engine
    I recently purchased a chevy 454. I have cleaned it up and found every number on the block but having a hard time decoding them. Front Center above timing cover T0928FBH Tonawanda, Ny - Sept. 28 Cannot figure out what the FBH means Front Passenger beneath cylinder head...
  12. Big block for my Camaro

    Hotrodding Basics
    Im Trying to Find a big block for my 1980 z28 camaro Street Only 500hp (minimum) my budget is $3500 But that already makes me cringe, id like to save as much as possible *I dont want an SBC, so dont suggest any to me :D * At first I was going to buy one from one from ***** on ebay who...
  13. Estimated time and mph

    Hotrodding Basics
    I have a 67 Camaro with a 491 motor. The motor has an Eagle 4.250 rotating assembly with forged crank with Icon .040 forged pistons. It has 10.2 compression ratio with 118 cc heads. The chevy block has been decked with the pistons .005 down in the hole. The quench is at .041. Also has been...
  14. 454 intake manifold question

    Engine
    Hey guys, got a 1980 454 motor in a 1959 chevy truck. I am about to change the intake manifold gaskets and dont know which ones to get. I see the correct port ones (oval port) but see some with the exhaust crossover blocked off and some open and some coming with water restrictors (4 individual...
  15. Help ID BBC cam

    Hotrodding Basics
    Friend has had a PAW 427 kit sitting around in his shop for the past 15+ years. Can't ID the cam that came with it, has the following stamping on it: CR 1346 88. My guess is that it's an L-88 regrind. We appreciate all help.
  16. 468bbc horsepower and torque estimate

    Hotrodding Basics
    hello i wanted to have and estimate or if anyone have a desktop dyno. I have a 468bbc I will be running 850 holley dp on a rpm air gap, 781 heads with 2.19 1.88 valves bowl ported 118cc heads 10.2:1 compression. 1 3/4 header 3 in exhaust dumped with flowmaster 40. Im running solid roller...
  17. BBC to 93 camaro swap or maybe something else?

    Hotrodding Basics
    Hey I just recieved a 93 camaro in on a trade with no motor or trans.. I believe this is a 3.4 V-6 car... Here is what im wanting... something on the street (NO street racing) but with about 500hp I want the car to be balanced as much as possible because I have decided to carve some corners...
  18. Gen VI BBC cam oiling (sorta)

    Hotrodding Basics
    Okay, on the Gen VI BBC the camshaft has the nose machined for a retainer that bolts onto the front of the block and limits cam walk. Why doesn't it wear!?!? If oil is able to get on the nose to lube it then why doesn't it leak from behind the timing chain? What am I missing? Greg
  19. Bbc bowtie heads 12363390

    Engine
    A have a set of big block aluminum bowtie oval port heads 12363390 and was wondering if they are anygood for power and street racing if so I am going to put them on a 468, forged keith black light weight pistons, h beam rods 6.135, compression 9.5, 850 carb msd setup,350 trans,3500 stall, 410...
  20. alternators???

    Engine
    i have a 468 cubic inch bbc with 6:71 blower going in a '55 chevy stepside. i was wondering if anyone could recommend any alternators. the smaller the better. I don't have much electronics i need to run, basically just lights. i've seen the shogun alternators which is really what i wanted but...
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