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I need to get rid of my 882 heads for something better and under $700. My engine is a 350, bored 30 over. I'm not sure if is a 383 (never taken oil pan off) it does not have a bolt for a balencer or pully is just a press on. Cam is a summit k1103, flat top pistions with valve relief. Edelbrock performer eps intake, Holley 600cfm soon to be quick fuel slayer 750cfm. Has a Muncie 4 speed. 3.08gears. 1979 Camaro
 

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Assault aluminum heads, 200cc intake runner volume, sold by KMJ on Ebay. Buy them as bare castings, then assemble with a parts kit from Competition Products. use their "Head Improvement kit" for Dart, RHS, Protopline aftermarket heads. They have 3-4 kit levels, match the kits valve sizes and valvespring specs to what you need.

Under $600 total cost.

Are you saying the crankshaft nose isn't even threaded for a front retainer bolt??
 

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I need to get rid of my 882 heads for something better and under $700. My engine is a 350, bored 30 over. I'm not sure if is a 383 (never taken oil pan off) it does not have a bolt for a balencer or pully is just a press on. Cam is a summit k1103, flat top pistions with valve relief. Edelbrock performer eps intake, Holley 600cfm soon to be quick fuel slayer 750cfm. Has a Muncie 4 speed. 3.08gears. 1979 Camaro
I'd start by threading the crank for a bolt to retain the damper, they do come off when the power levels go up. Then think about heads.

Inexpensive heads are Engine Quest EQ23's these are just wicked power producers, ProComp, Assult, Flow Tek are also in that cost range and work very well.

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If that crank does not have a threaded hole for the HB bolt, then it must be a very early crank 265 or 283. If that is the case, there is no way it is a 383. If there is a threaded hole, put a bolt in it! If it is a 383 it will probably have a weighted harmonic balancer.
 

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If that crank does not have a threaded hole for the HB bolt, then it must be a very early crank 265 or 283. If that is the case, there is no way it is a 383. If there is a threaded hole, put a bolt in it! If it is a 383 it will probably have a weighted harmonic balancer.
A lot of base model 327s also had no threads.
 
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