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  1. Engine
    BEST CAM FOR THE BUILD I know there are better heads, I am working with what I got and would like to choose a [CAM that provides High Torque] in the "Low to Mid RPM Range" for towing power? The motor is installing in a 1964 Chevy Step-side PU Donor motor Spec: A 1989 Truck...
  2. Engine
    Looking for help in a few things for a first build. Hoping for 350 hp and a flat torque curve of 350 or more if possible with a static cr of 9.0-9.5 on cali 91 pump gas working below 6k rpm (5500 is possible). I have a free set of vortec heads that need a good cleanup and valve job that ill be...
  3. Engine
    so i got a new project its a 78 k5 got a th350 tans rebuilt i did it my self :) stock stall converter np203 behind it however the engine came as a shock to me ive never torn down any thing but a slant 6 till this i assumed i havea 350 so most of my parts went to that turned out after scrapibng...
  4. Engine
    Hello all you car gurus. I keep dreaming of building a Gen V 454 with a little pep above stock. I want make as much streetable HP as possible without spending a fortune. First, I'm looking to put in some pistons with 22 cc domes to try to get the compression ratio up to about 9.4:1. With the...
  5. Engine
    I have a 572 bbc bare block and am wondering how big of a lift and degree i would need on a cam. what is the biggest i can go? what brand would that be? Im knew to the forum so this is my first post
  6. Hotrodding Basics
    Long story short - I am thinking about buying a car and wondering about the engine build. It was owned by an old hot rodder and he has passed away, and his daughter who inherited the car is a good friend of my girlfriend. She doesn't know anything about the engine other than a plaque in the...
  7. Engine
    Getting ready to order my cam for my SBC build. It's a 350 with somewhere around a 9:1 - 9.5:1 compression ratio. Cast iron Vortec heads that will be modified for higher lift. Edelbrock Performer RPM Vortec intake, Holley 750 vacuum secondary, longtubes, free flowing short dump exhaust. The car...
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