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01-10-2014 12:13 AM
butterbean
block

wow!! sorry to here about your block but its good that you caught it before it made a mess, I never finished mine, got the 429 running and it was just to wimpy and I could not stand it so I baught a .080 over 460 today complete but dissembled, it has aftermarket rods and forged flat tops, DOVE-C heads with bigger stainless valves came with a mini starter, aluminum water pump and tall MS valve covers, selth intake and a 8580 dizzy, the only thing I don't care for is the flat tappet cam, but it has roller rockers and comp pushrods, so I'm going to freshen it up and change the cam, lifters and valve springs and intake so I think it will run like I'm use to, hope you get yours back together soon, don't wanna miss any point races, I've already missed 2 but we have a long season not to worry . keep your progress posted and hurry up!
01-07-2014 08:40 PM
Taxman Not yet. Got a block tho...D0VE-A with 4 bolt conversion. Looking forward to getting it on the track again.
01-07-2014 05:31 PM
devon514 get it back together yet?
10-10-2013 08:06 AM
NITROUS FORD well seems to me taxman that no matter how we go 2 bolt 4bolt block were still at limit with the block or crank we have! seeing that a A460 block is out of the question for me and you at the moment,we are working with-in a hp limit anyway of what we have! so if you have a scat 9000 cast crank that is good for 800-1000hp, the stock block is only good with in those limits anyway! so putting a forged crank in a block that can only take 800-1000hp is over kill to me. unless you are moving up to a eliminator block or A460 block! so to me you might as well build a motor based on what the block and crank can handle! guess I will be building my motor based on all the experience of the people on here and from bbf guys in my city who i'v e seen run with these parts! so any thing over 1000hp with a stock block your playing Russian ruellet with your motor and money! guess I will be ordering my 4.500 scat crank building me a 750-830hp motor no spray, and just go have fun! just me thing out loud! how much did your motor make on the dyno!
10-09-2013 10:31 PM
Taxman I was shifting at 7,000 and going through the traps a bit higher. We knew the block was the weak link so it was no surprise. An aftermarket block was not in the budget. It did it's job and made it through the points series so all is good.
10-09-2013 09:31 PM
NITROUS FORD all man sorry about that! just when that thing was started to pickup! how high was you spinning it?
10-09-2013 07:54 PM
Taxman
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Originally Posted by NITROUS FORD View Post
Ok thanks! Ever thought about putting hose to it?
Yes...would've loved to. But we knew we were already pushing the limits of a stock 2 bolt main block. And a few weeks ago, after 95 passes, oil pressure started dropping so we shut it down and pulled the motor. Turns out a couple main caps were cracked. So I picked up a dove-a with 4 bolt caps and we're going to roll with that for next year.
10-09-2013 07:47 PM
NITROUS FORD Ok thanks! Ever thought about putting hose to it?
10-09-2013 07:36 PM
Taxman
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Originally Posted by NITROUS FORD View Post
Hey taxman! What's the specs on the cam lem made for you! If you don't mind me asking? Put some nos on it go in the eights!
I believe it's a 3/4

I honestly don't know the specs. My engine builder said it would make good power and be easy on parts and left it at that. I can ask and let you know.

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looks good. what's the 1/8 mile time/mph?
Thanks. Best 8th is 5.93 @ 118.
10-09-2013 04:51 PM
Nastynotch looks good. what's the 1/8 mile time/mph?
10-09-2013 07:31 AM
NITROUS FORD Hey taxman! What's the specs on the cam lem made for you! If you don't mind me asking? Put some nos on it go in the eights!
07-25-2013 08:53 PM
Taxman
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Originally Posted by NITROUS FORD View Post
Did you try a 1050-1150 dommy yet? Should pick up some more! Nice though!
You're probably right. The car was built mainly for footbrake brackets which is why we went with the 4150. I would like to test with a 4500 just to see how much it picks up tho.
07-25-2013 10:13 AM
NITROUS FORD Did you try a 1050-1150 dommy yet? Should pick up some more! Nice though!
07-13-2013 10:55 PM
Taxman
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Originally Posted by butterbean View Post
thanks Dude, can you tell me why so much ET difference from the 532 to the 557??? and I'm also running my car on E-85 and I'm going to start posting the progress on my Hot Rod build, thanks again Butterbean
The 532 had ported iron heads (D0VE) which was the limiting factor. The car did 60' slightly better with the smaller heads, but not surprisingly, made much less power up top.
07-12-2013 10:55 PM
butterbean
B/R

thanks Dude, can you tell me why so much ET difference from the 532 to the 557??? and I'm also running my car on E-85 and I'm going to start posting the progress on my Hot Rod build, thanks again Butterbean
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