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Old February 12th, 2009, 09:20 PM   #41
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This is a funny Read. You do not know how to build or Tune and Engine. Save your money. Just have the heads redone and only Milled if they need to be. If you have them Milled you will never get the car to run right.
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Old February 12th, 2009, 09:24 PM   #42
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I have some chevy truck heads. I cant remember the casting number though. The local machine shop said they were GM Torque heads. What about those?
By the time you spend money on any old GM castings to get them "workable", do any port/polish, valves/etc., just buy the best set you can afford for what you're doing.
Even some of the newer GM vortec heads are much better than any of the old castings you'll find and dump (waste, in my opinion) money into.
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Old February 12th, 2009, 09:33 PM   #43
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you should probably buy a 426 Hemi, and put that into your transam, after you highlight your mullet and score a lifetime of Scorpions and Winger tapes.

Also required is a jean jacket and mirrored aviators.
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By the time you spend money on any old GM castings to get them "workable", do any port/polish, valves/etc., just buy the best set you can afford for what you're doing.
Even some of the newer GM vortec heads are much better than any of the old castings you'll find and dump (waste, in my opinion) money into.
The casting for my other heads is 14102191. Are they good? And I was told vortec heads only fit fuel injection?




P.s. for the guy that asked. Im running a Muncie Rock Crusher 4 speed trans with the stock rear end rebuilt with posi. I am going to instal frame ties and soon as I get the cash. I just want to get it running for now.
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The casting for my other heads is 14102191. Are they good? And I was told vortec heads only fit fuel injection?
Like I said, I wouldn't use any stock casting unless it was a vortec style head. You can absolutely run vortec heads with a carb/standard intake. A lot of people do so. In fact, one of the guys in our group runs a vortec headed 383.
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Like I said, I wouldn't use any stock casting unless it was a vortec style head. You can absolutely run vortec heads with a carb/standard intake. A lot of people do so. In fact, one of the guys in our group runs a vortec headed 383.

Ok sweet!!
The bigger CC the better in a head right?
Also, I assume I run vortecs with my edelbrock RPM performer right?
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Old February 12th, 2009, 09:59 PM   #47
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Honestly, dump those heads. I would not waste any money on those castings. By the time you spend money doing work to those, you can get a much better new assembled casting for probably the same price.
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By the time you spend money on any old GM castings to get them "workable", do any port/polish, valves/etc., just buy the best set you can afford for what you're doing.
Even some of the newer GM vortec heads are much better than any of the old castings you'll find and dump (waste, in my opinion) money into.
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Like I said, I wouldn't use any stock casting unless it was a vortec style head.
hmmm, sounds like all ive heard about all old chevy heads= junk
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Also by vortec heads, do you mean heads off of any vortec engine?
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Im running a Muncie Rock Crusher 4 speed trans .

I call bullshit. A LOT of bullshit.
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I call bullshit. A LOT of bullshit.
Thats what it is. Or at least thats what we were told. It looks nothing like a T-10 which came in these cars. My car has always been a four speed from the factory. They only made roughly 1200 cars exactly like mine.
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Old February 12th, 2009, 10:16 PM   #51
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Or at least thats what we were told.
sound of a genius right here you come up w/ a pic somebody might believe you
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I got an idea... fuck off.Go stuff your boy friends cock in your mouth. My mom works all the time to take car of my little sisters. My parents are divorced. Mom pays house paymnet and everything by her self. So fukc you.
Ahh, so you rip on peoples wifes but when someone talks about your mom you go balistic. . . interesting

O and your TA is a fat pig and will run maybe 15s
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So how bad is the car twisted? I have a friend with an 89 with a 355 in it. You can see where the car twist from the power. He had Subframe connectors on his car. Anyone who is thinking of building fbodys would put those in. If your car had all the things done to it has they told you, That car would have Cracks all over it.
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P.s. for the guy that asked. Im running a Muncie Rock Crusher 4 speed trans with the stock rear end rebuilt with posi. I am going to instal frame ties and soon as I get the cash. I just want to get it running for now.
So what rear end is it? 10bolt? 12 bolt? Will it handle your 200 wheel horsepower?
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the smaller the CC the more compression you'll get.

The stock rear end is a 10bolt? If so say bye bye!!

And I'll laugh when you blow your shit if you spray Nitrous. You can't just slap heads on and call it good... for one you'll need the correct type of pistons that will be able to handle the Nitrous. If your tuning the carb. you'll probably blow yourself up as you'll hit it while its lean.

for someone with no experience with what they are doing, your best to buy a car thats already built with what you want, or to buy an engine already built.
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id spend some time on motownmuscle.com they will have oodles more info than most people here.. just dont make the same mistake i did with my 1st engine build. and thats going into the summit cat. and buying all the parts that are listed for your make and model engine.. mine worked out good but if i had done the research and bought parts that were meant for each other it wouldve been a shit ton better !
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So how bad is the car twisted? I have a friend with an 89 with a 355 in it. You can see where the car twist from the power. He had Subframe connectors on his car. Anyone who is thinking of building fbodys would put those in. If your car had all the things done to it has they told you, That car would have Cracks all over it.
The car is not twisted at all and all the body lines and gaps are perfect. It does twist a bit. About half way down the track the front passenger tire lifts off the ground and stays until you let off.

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So what rear end is it? 10bolt? 12 bolt? Will it handle your 200 wheel horsepower?
10 bolt with new gears already. Car only has 100,000 on it. And im probably pushin more like 310 to the wheels.

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the smaller the CC the more compression you'll get.

The stock rear end is a 10bolt? If so say bye bye!!

And I'll laugh when you blow your shit if you spray Nitrous. You can't just slap heads on and call it good... for one you'll need the correct type of pistons that will be able to handle the Nitrous. If your tuning the carb. you'll probably blow yourself up as you'll hit it while its lean.


for someone with no experience with what they are doing, your best to buy a car thats already built with what you want, or to buy an engine already built.

The car has the Ws6 Suspension which isnt as hard on the body and drivetrain when you pull holeshots and such. I know how to drive the car and how to pull holeshots. Kinda have to ease of the clutch slowly to keep the pressure on the gears and such and then let it go and hold the trottle down. Also, the NOS was a joke. Even though I would be fine with a 100 shot. I believe teh pistons are forged along witht he rods. I wouldnt chance it though.
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Ahh, so you rip on peoples wifes but when someone talks about your mom you go balistic. . . interesting

O and your TA is a fat pig and will run maybe 15s

Hey ball sack. My car ran 13.50s on street tires back in 1999.
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id spend some time on motownmuscle.com they will have oodles more info than most people here.. just dont make the same mistake i did with my 1st engine build. and thats going into the summit cat. and buying all the parts that are listed for your make and model engine.. mine worked out good but if i had done the research and bought parts that were meant for each other it wouldve been a shit ton better !
Thanks ill check it out.
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Do you know what WS6 is???
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