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  1. Performance
    Hello. Getting very close to pulling the trigger on more cubes for my 67 Chevelle. Currently running a sbc 327. Looking at upgrading to a bbc 454+. I have been looking at a Mark Jones (Vortecpro) 467 but I have also read a ton of great reviews from Mike Lewis, Lewis Racing Engines (Wolfplace)...
  2. Engine
    Hey guys, I have been creeping around on the forum for a while but just made an account. I recently bought a 1970 with a 454 bored .30 over. My research suggests that would be a 461. Previous owner advertised it as a 468. Here are the only engine specs I have. 454 289 casting block .30 over...
  3. General Classifieds
    New never installed, BBC custom grind hydraulic roller camshaft for sale. Does not have the stepped nose for a retainer plate. Got this with some other BBC parts and never used. According to the original purchaser, this cam was spec'd and purchased from Chris Straub. $150, plus shipping.
  4. Performance
    Hey guys so I’ve been doing some work on my engine, primarily swapping out the ignition system for a MSD Pro-billet and have now advanced the timing curve on my 496 bbc. Only problem now is I get a little subtle backfire every now and then out the exhaust on take off from dead stop or very slow...
  5. New Member Introductions
    This is my first post. I’ve been on here doing homework the past year. I had to write this post up to thank everyone on here for all the honest advice and steering me in the right direction. long post I guess…here’s the combo I ended up with and it’s great on the street and took it to the track...
  6. Performance
    Hey Gents, I created this account for my old man and I to use . Little about us. My names Corrie , my old mans name is Larrie. I own a Hellcat Redeye Charger w/3.09 gears, exhaust, Nittos and some other goods. My old man has a 1967 Chevelle SS396 . He just completed a full 100 Point frame...
  7. Ignition
    Hello everyone, I am searching for some opinions and some advise. I bought this 1964 El Camino with a 454 back in 2017 and had a lot of fun with it. People who know much more about engines and classic American Muscle (I know, it´s an El Camino ;-)) in particular took a ride with me in that car...
  8. Engine
    I'm building a 496 for my 1971 chevelle. I bought some afr heads from summit racing few months back. I'm at the point now to install my heads. I can't find anyone anywhere that has arp 235-4713 or arp 135-3703 bolts or studs in stock. Do I have any other options. Please help if anyone had a...
  9. Engine
    Background: I recently rebuilt my ZZ502 after a distributor gear broke and destroyed some bearings. When I did the rebuild, I replaced the oil pump with a new one of the same model that was previously installed. The pump was okay when I pulled it, I only replaced as maintenance since I was in...
  10. General Classifieds
    Brand new Crower Enduro Centerline Roller rockers for BBC. 1.7 ratio. 73687-8 .090" backset trunion, and 73683-8 .050" backset trunion. These were mocked up, installed and the engine ran at idle for 10 minutes total. Did not work for my application. Backset is for when using longer than stock...
  11. Performance
    Hi all, Relatively new poster here about my 489 BBC build. I've had plenty of issues along the way but my 489 streeter is on it's way to being built. It's got: - GEN V block decked+honed (all 4 bolt mains replaced with ARP studs) - Wiseco forged pistons +0.030" (21cc dome) - 10:1 measured...
  12. Brakes, Suspension & Steering
    I'm restauring a 1969 Beaumont wich originally had 307 in it. I'm putting a 454 with alluminum heads in it and I would like to know what front springs should I install to keep it stock height. And should I keep stock control arms or go with tubular control arms. Thanks.
  13. Performance
    Hello all, been awhile since ive been on the site. Either way, after dabbling with sbc and LS stuff. Ive finally ended up with my first 454. Early 80s motor home model with only 15K miles on it *owned by a family member.*, with i can only assume 781 oval ports on it and a measily 8.1...
  14. Performance
    Ok, so I'm getting my Big Block closer and closer to the point of installing it into my El Camino, And I'm trying to figure out what headers to use. I know I want the 2" primarys and the 3" or 3 1/2" collectors. Hooker has some that are in the $200 range as well as Headman. I know I don't want...
  15. Engine
    Does anybody know if a sniper jr intake manifold will fit under a stock 69 ss hood? It will be going on a short deck 540 dart big m block. Ive heard good things about this intake and would like to run it if at all possible. Thanks for any help.
  16. Performance
    I have a set of Edelbrock BBC RPM heads and trying to determine which int/ex valves to use. Getting them bowl blended, ported and valve job. Looking for a race/severe duty valve. Thanks
  17. LSx Engine
    I am completely new to this forum and to my own personal project in general. If this is in the wrong place feel free to move it. I want to begin building a 496 BBB and have begun doing research but would like anyone else's input. I do not want to be to general but please feel free to post...
  18. Transmission & Driveline
    Ok guys. I've searched high and low on the site and can't really find an answer. So here's the deal. I've got a Tremec T56 mated to my '72 402 BBC, with McLeod Racing Pro street clutch and flywheel (both part numbers given to me by McLeod tech so I know they are correct). I installed the...
  19. Engine
    Wanted to drop a line to let Houston-area TC members know that I have tracked down the machine shop manager from Precision Engines on the north side of town before they sold the land and were forced to close up shop. If any of you had engines built there you may remember Herb. He's doing his own...
  20. Performance
    I have an 10.7, 498 with 60459 eddy's and 60213 lunati roller. My question is how much initial timing are you guys running? you thing 19 is enough? Im trying to dial it in. thanks
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