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Old February 22nd, 2010, 05:33 PM   #1
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i am wondering about how mch it would be to build a blown 460, what has to be done, and if its worth the time and money. ive always wanted a blower sticking out of my hood but i dont know what to do. i couldnt find a kit from weind so i dont know how much it would cost and a bddy of mine liked his blower bt that was on a 350 chevy. thanks
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Old February 22nd, 2010, 06:49 PM   #2
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i forgot to mention its going to be a road truck. so i want it to be some what relable
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Old February 23rd, 2010, 07:33 AM   #3
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SO you want to put a blown 460 in a reliable road truck. With the blower sticking out of the hood.
Not trying to be a dick but does that sound like something that would be reliable in MI.?
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Old February 23rd, 2010, 07:45 AM   #4
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i am wondering about how mch it would be to build a blown 460, what has to be done, and if its worth the time and money. ive always wanted a blower sticking out of my hood but i dont know what to do. i couldnt find a kit from weind so i dont know how much it would cost and a bddy of mine liked his blower bt that was on a 350 chevy. thanks
u must be joking....
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Old February 23rd, 2010, 05:23 PM   #5
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the trucks got 44s and is guna be a show truck. but i wana beable to drive it down the road to. i might just do a 514 or 521 stroker motor
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Old February 23rd, 2010, 06:04 PM   #7
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A blower motor can be built to be street friendly if you are smart about it.

Blower motors traditionally run lower compresson pistons. 7 to 1 seems to be the nice spot with street blowers.

There are several companies that offer 460 blower kits in the tune of $4,500-$7,500. Much more expensive than building a chevy.

One popular route to go on blown and tunnel rammed 460 engines is to use twin motorcraft two barrel carbs instead of twin four barrels. This allows some economy, yet they still flow very nicely. A guy I met on the 2000 Hot Rod Magazine Power tour was running a stockish tunnel rammed 460 in a 67 mustang with twin motorcraft two barrels and it would idle all day long in the hot southern sun and get 12mpg on the freeway.

It can be done if you have the dough.
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