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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old Jun 1st, 11, 12:45 PM Thread Starter
 
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DIY 496 Kit....

I've got in process a 496 DIY Engine Kit. You get:

OEM 454 Block
Bored and honed with plates to 4.310" Bore
ARP Main studs and line honed
Surface Decked and all holes chased with tap
Cam bearings and Brass Freeze Plugs installed

Rotating Kit
Scat 4340 4.250 Stroke Crankshaft
Eagle H Beam Rods
Probe 18cc Dome Pistons
Clevite H Bearings
Hastings File Fit Rings
Balanced to .01gms on each end
GM Damper
B&B Damper Bolt

Top Half
Complete Patriot Aluminum 320cc Heads
Straub Custom Solid Roller
GS Pressure Fed Solid Roller lifters
Smith Brothers 1 piece Pushrods
Tru Roller timing Set
Straub Cam Lock and Roller Button Kit
ARP Head Bolts
Scorpion Rocker Arms
Victor Jr
AED 950 Carb

Assembly items
Felpro Gasket set
B&B BBC Oil Pan for Chevelle Camaro
Melling Oil Pump

This combination will make 650HP/650#/ft of torque when assembled. This will come in kit form and you assemble it.


$6999.99 shipped to a terminal near you.

Chris Straub
Mfg Performance Parts

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Why is it we never have time or money to do it the right way in the beginning but we always have time and money to do it over again?
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post #2 of 9 (permalink) Old Jun 1st, 11, 3:31 PM
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Re: DIY 496 Kit....

Wow...KILLER deal Chris!!

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Re: DIY 496 Kit....

ahhhh...... If only I hadn't just had the car painted. I would consider tucking this away in the basement for a winter project. I need to sign off before I start trying to justify the expense.


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Re: DIY 496 Kit....

Geeze smokin deal!

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Re: DIY 496 Kit....

Ouch, too bad I didn't know about this about a month ago
Definitely a killer deal my friend.


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post #6 of 9 (permalink) Old Jun 1st, 11, 9:32 PM Thread Starter
 
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Re: DIY 496 Kit....

Block is in process, I will take a deposit and hold for 60 days for balance. Deposit would be $2000 to hold.

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post #7 of 9 (permalink) Old Jun 7th, 11, 1:42 AM
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Re: DIY 496 Kit....

What's the compression Chris?

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Re: DIY 496 Kit....

It is 10 to 1 with the Patriots.

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post #9 of 9 (permalink) Old Jun 24th, 11, 12:46 PM Thread Starter
 
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Re: DIY 496 Kit....

I will sell as a short block:


OEM 454 Block
Bored and honed with plates to 4.310" Bore
ARP Main studs and line honed
Surface Decked and all holes chased with tap
Cam bearings and Brass Freeze Plugs installed

Rotating Kit
Scat 4340 4.250 Stroke Crankshaft
Eagle H Beam Rods
Probe 18cc Dome Pistons
Clevite H Bearings
Hastings File Fit Rings
Balanced to .01gms on each end
GM Damper
B&B Damper Bolt
B&B Oil Pan and pickup
Melling Pump

$3955 shipped to the lower 48 to a truck terminal near you.

Chris Straub
Mfg Performance Parts

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