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Post by Brainstain on Wed Oct 16, 2013 7:04 pm

What internals are you going with? With only 7-10 pounds you should still be able to run decently high compression if you've gone with forged parts.

I'm going with flat tops and bumping up compression with milled 243 heads. I'd like to get around 12.5:1 right now going NA and then add my 317 heads back on later and run a small turbo at 6-8 pounds.

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Post by Cdub74 on Thu Oct 17, 2013 7:09 am

Going all forged internals. Ported and polishing the heads, not sure what the shop is going to do as far as milling yet.
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Post by driveit on Thu Oct 17, 2013 7:55 am

Fuel injection thoughts are gone for now. Thanks for the tips.
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Post by Brainstain on Thu Oct 17, 2013 10:55 am

Going LS with a carb is still better than an old SBC any day in my opinion. A cam and header swap in an ls1 and you're making 385-400hp. They are awesome engines.

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Post by Cdub74 on Mon Jul 06, 2015 4:54 pm

Progress: Coming along...just taking time.
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Post by thatfnthing on Mon Jul 06, 2015 5:01 pm

Very nice!
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Post by Limey SE on Mon Jul 06, 2015 10:09 pm

Coming along good !
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Post by dynchel on Tue Jul 07, 2015 6:58 am

Nice work there.
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Post by ratnfested on Thu Jul 09, 2015 12:17 pm

Cool. What kind of headers are you running? I was thinking about selling my 540 Dart motor and building another LS motor, this time with twin Turbos, for the red Chevelle.
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