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like the title says how fast have you ran with unported c8v3 c9ve and dove heads !
 

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like the title says how fast have you ran with unported c8v3 c9ve and dove heads !
Van tells me he took a bone stock unmodified 1968 C8VE 460, disassembled, ball-honed the cylinders, ground the OEM valves, replaced only the bearings, new OEM-style link timing chain, super mild (~0.480") mile RV cam, (nothing else) and reassembled. He did 10.30's in the quarter mile all season long....not so much as a spark plug change. Unported heads, one carb, pump gas.

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Van tells me he took a bone stock unmodified 1968 C8VE 460, disassembled, ball-honed the cylinders, ground the OEM valves, replaced only the bearings, new OEM-style link timing chain, super mild (~0.480") mile RV cam, (nothing else) and reassembled. He did 10.30's in the quarter mile all season long....not so much as a spark plug change. Unported heads, one carb, pump gas.

Paul

That is amazing. In a fox I assume, any idea what the weight was? It had to be really light.
 

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Van tells me he took a bone stock unmodified 1968 C8VE 460, disassembled, ball-honed the cylinders, ground the OEM valves, replaced only the bearings, new OEM-style link timing chain, super mild (~0.480") mile RV cam, (nothing else) and reassembled. He did 10.30's in the quarter mile all season long....not so much as a spark plug change. Unported heads, one carb, pump gas.

Paul
pretty amazing, what car and weight !
 

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This was in the 1970's. It was a 1500-pound Altered (+ driver). Bantam body, he fabbed the tube chassis, Ford 9-inch from a truck that he narrowed, 3.89:1.
 

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This was in the 1970's. It was a 1500-pound Altered (+ driver). Bantam body, he fabbed the tube chassis, Ford 9-inch from a truck that he narrowed, 3.89:1.

Thanks Paul, you were making me worried that my 11 second 3200 # tank is underperforming.........:eek: But I must admit, that with the cam that I bought from rmcomprandy, I could use this motor as a bracket racer or a tow truck. I think a 66 Galaxie with AC and cruise control would be........:D
 

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