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  1. Hey There! How are you guyzz

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    It's been long time since I joined any forum and made new friends. This is the time to do something new and make new friends. Hi! My name is Martin Anderson and short for renucrete007(username). I have a small business which provides services like concrete flooring, 3d epoxy flooring. I came...
  2. How Much HP?

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    My engine is finally going together and I’d like to hear from some of you more knowledgeable guys what you think the hp is going to be. Here's what I’ve got: ’94 351W with a stock deck height of 9.503. Squish/quench is .066. ProMaxx aluminum heads with 60cc chambers, 2.02/1.60 valves and a...
  3. 383 stroker hp?

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    I built up a 383 stroker and was wondering if someone could give me an idea of the horsepower of it all I have is the specs of the engine I don’t have 1/4 mile times or top speed as it is not currently in a car any help would be greatly appreciated I think it has around about 450hp but I would...
  4. SBC stroker 385 Build 550hp+

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    Dear Hotrodders, I am new to forum and would really appreciate your help with my stroker build. I have a local engine workshop putting together a SBC with forged internals, the block is a 4-bolt 2 rear main seal block that has been already machined to 0.040 over so the engine will be 385cid...
  5. What am I working with here

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    Hey guys. Bought a built 350 that ended up getting rebuilt. Don't really know much about it. Heard it run on the stand and it's nice. Here is the build sheet that i was given. I can't make since of any of this. Can any of you guys give me some insight as to what any of this means so I actually...
  6. In need of help on build sheet and build specifics

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    I am wanting to look into and price out what it would cost to make a engine that can push out around 1000hp. i don't know what all it would take to do this and am looking for advice and build specifics on how to go about this. the things that i am leaning for is a supercharged 454 big block...
  7. Is this a decent build?

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    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...
  8. New 383 Chev build not making the numbers!?

    Ok guys, I didn't build this engine I've inherited it with a new car that I bought. The problem is that the engine just isn't making the numbers, I've had the motor dyno tuned and I'm underwhelmed with the performance (180hp with 260 torque) to the rear. for a 383 Chev that's on the low side...
  9. My first engine project.

    Hello, I am brand new to this site so forgive me if I go into too much detail. I am working on my first project by myself. I bought an 85 chevy c10 with a 305 sbc and ZZ4 L98 heads. After tearing down the motor I found aftermarket pushrods (EnginePro 7.900") broke right through one of the rocker...
  10. New Build - 350 or 383? Guidance and suggestions on different combos

    Okay, so I'm planning on putting in a new engine into my 90' camaro. I won't have a lot of time my way in a few weeks, so I'm looking to make it a bolt-on matchup kind of deal - where, I'm looking at short blocks, heads, and a cam/lifter set to put together and drop in. So, what I want out of...
  11. 72 307 with 416 305 ho heads

    so I have a stock 307 from a 72 nova the only thing done is a better exhaust what do i need to get and do to the 307 to put the 416 heads on so that it will run right for the street?
  12. Engine casting number ID ?

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    I came across an engine with casting number 3970010. I have tried to figure out what this engine is from, (I know is is a 2 bolt main from pulling the pan and looking) and am wondering how much juice I can expect from it with a simple rebuild job. I am a newbie. I have been unable to find any...
  13. Ford 400

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    I just bought a truck, a 1981 ford f250 xlt ranger 4x4, it has the 400 engine, it runs alright but could have more power for the mud, hauling trailers, and all the like, im new to the modified ford engines, any insite on getting more power? Or should i do like people have been telling me and...
  14. Help with 454 build

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    I really need help. I'm trying to build a 454 engine for my 79 Camaro. The crank in the 454 is bad so i have to replace it but wanted to add a better cam and things like that while i had it apart. I've never built a engine before so all this is new to me. Any suggestions would be really helpful...
  15. My first sbc build

    Let me start off by stating that I come from the import world, I know a fair bit about fixing engines and have put a few together but am new to building them. My uncle recruited me for a project, building a 350 for a car that he found. He said he wants about 450hp out of it, and wants it to be...
  16. 79 Camaro berlinetta engine help

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    Hi I Have a 79 Berlinetta. Its a factory 4 speed, but the engine is not original. The engine is a 350 #3932366 and the heads are 338882 pretty much stock. It has a 2 1/4" exhaust and 4:11s. I was wondering if anyone could give me any info on the engine and some cheap upgrades i can do to make it...
  17. Building a Small block Ford

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    I'm making plans to to build either a 289 or a 302 with a manual tranny for my 1962 comet. The 170 six just isn't blowing my skirt up. My question is, which engine would I get the most out of for the least amount of money? Which would be a better ending product? Ideas for a build? Originality...
  18. Pontiac 389, 400 or 455?

    Don't know where to start with all this so I'll just start. I've got a 1950 Streamliner in desperate need of some more cubes. I'm looking for a solid Pontiac block to get started and am realizing the 455 I thought I'd use is becoming hard to find. They're out there, just pricey. I'm not in a...