Recently did a cam swap on my 454. Replaced all of the valvetrain including valve seals with a compcams kit.
Also, took inner springs out of valve springs for the break in process. Put...
454/th400 both rebuilt and before I finished putting the rest of the engine bay together I wanted to get it started. Done! Now a couple things I am fuzzy on.
Specs: 454 hyd roller cam, summit mini-high torque starter, victor junior clone, summit double pumper carb, holley mechanical fuel pump...
Getting my 327 back for my 65 Malibu Convertible.
Edelbrock 1406 Carb
Edelbrock E-street heads
Edelbrock air gap manifold
10-1/2 to 1 compression.
Crane mild cam.
About 375 HP
Should I use break in oil? Some guys say it is a must. Some say it is a gimmick. They say the added zinc fills little...