headers $2000 GOING Big Block! - Third Generation F-Body Message Boards


Organized Drag Racing and Autocross Drag racing and autocross discussions and questions. Techniques, tips, suggestions, and "what will I run?" questions.

headers $2000 GOING Big Block!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 11-29-2017, 10:14 PM   #1
Supreme Member
Thread Starter
iTrader: (41)
 
articwhiteZ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Spokane WA
Posts: 2,957
Car: 92 Lingenfelter Z28 articwhite
Engine: 427.Proram..cogDrive V1 T trim
Transmission: 700R4/curri entps9" locker
Axle/Gears: 4.11

headers $2000 GOING Big Block!

so it looks like the headers are going to run almost $2000 for the 2 1/8 inch tube into a 4 in collector..a drop in the bucket..the big block with aluminum block is going to run $21.000 (615cid 925HP) don't know what it will be with EFI..same ball park I hope..
http://www.lemonsheaders.com/prices.htm

this is the plan..when the 2nd house sells.....

Last edited by articwhiteZ; Yesterday at 07:31 PM.
articwhiteZ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-30-2017, 09:09 AM   #2
Moderator
 
AlkyIROC's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 1999
Location: 51N 114W, 3500'
Posts: 16,458
Car: 87 IROC L98
Engine: 588 Alcohol BBC
Transmission: Powerglide
Axle/Gears: Ford 9"/31 spline spool/4.86


Re: headers $2000

You could also look at Ed Quay headers but there isn't a huge difference in price.
AlkyIROC is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-30-2017, 09:17 AM   #3
Supreme Member
iTrader: (5)
 
Join Date: Sep 1999
Posts: 1,898
Car: 92 Firebird, 73 Camaro


Re: headers $2000

Cue the "that's a rip off" responses
scooter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-30-2017, 09:25 AM   #4
Senior Member
iTrader: (2)
 
Tootie Pang's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Los Angeles
Posts: 922
Car: 1989 IROC Convertible
Engine: 305 TPI (F)
Transmission: 700R
Axle/Gears: 3.42

Re: headers $2000

Wow. Those things are works of art.
Tootie Pang is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-30-2017, 08:22 PM   #5
Supreme Member
Thread Starter
iTrader: (41)
 
articwhiteZ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Spokane WA
Posts: 2,957
Car: 92 Lingenfelter Z28 articwhite
Engine: 427.Proram..cogDrive V1 T trim
Transmission: 700R4/curri entps9" locker
Axle/Gears: 4.11

Re: headers $2000

Quote:
Originally Posted by AlkyIROC View Post
You could also look at Ed Quay headers but there isn't a huge difference in price.
if his website is ever up...lol.
going to be Ceramic coated inside and out..thats why the $2000 price ($1975) ball park..the aluminum block is $4000 more then the cast iron Motown...I chatted with Dan L..looking forward to getting them..

Last edited by articwhiteZ; 11-30-2017 at 08:45 PM.
articwhiteZ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-01-2017, 03:37 PM   #6
Supreme Member
iTrader: (12)
 
QwkTrip's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2001
Location: Illinois, USA
Posts: 4,228
Car: '89 Firebird
Engine: Usually
Transmission: T56
Axle/Gears: 3.73


Re: headers $2000

I had a set of Lemons headers made for my car back in 2000 (Tri-Y for big block). It was $1200 back then for plain steel, so not surprised about the $2000 price these days.
QwkTrip is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-01-2017, 07:35 PM   #7
Supreme Member
iTrader: (1)
 
DIGGLER's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: SC
Posts: 2,707


Re: headers $2000

what are the plans for the chassis/trans/etc?
DIGGLER is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-02-2017, 11:36 PM   #8
Supreme Member
Thread Starter
iTrader: (41)
 
articwhiteZ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Spokane WA
Posts: 2,957
Car: 92 Lingenfelter Z28 articwhite
Engine: 427.Proram..cogDrive V1 T trim
Transmission: 700R4/curri entps9" locker
Axle/Gears: 4.11

Re: headers $2000

what are the plans for the chassis/trans/etc?

back when the car was brand new..I had Currie Enterpises do a 9"rear end..then SSM subframe and liftbars added. before I sent it off to lingenfelters for there stage 5 383 up grade...with a start of a 6/8 point bar..install...(more of that to install..)

have test fit..just about every bodys parts..sticking with the ones I feel. are what I want..(but can swap out on a seconds notice)lol

today the car has all tube front end (Kmember..A arms)
Viking Crusader coil overs.. wildwood 6 piston front brakes.
QAI rear coil overs.& panrod rear disk PBR. on the 9"
aftermarket aluminum fuel tank (in place of stock)
trans..have 3..the 3rd is iffy..
1st close ratio 700R4 all billet parts. rev patrn.whats not billet as been cryo treated
$2800 in sonax hard parts..and GM parts..
w/trans brake carbon fiber drive line (will order) drive line after install..
converters billet

2nd TH400 w/trans brake ($2500) if I have to..and C/F drive line made to order..

3rd power glide..w brake about the same as the th400..price wise..
converters billet

rear gears to deep I think..but can fix that..with just buyn a new set..
have on hand 3 aluminum 3rd members ..with 4.11 4.30 4.56 gears all w/Detroit Lockers (I prefer lockers)
tires M/t Drag radials 325 50 15...or sportsmen pro 29x13.5x15 car is set up for them to be tucked under..mini tub if you will.
its just a street car for weekend fun...at this point..
power windows
tilt
full interior
stock sound system CD player (as new)









found a brand new CD unit for my car. keeping it simple..

this eng will be a what you call a wall hanger.....(when the 2nd house sells) 11.1 427 SBC..cant even use the pully set up on the 615bbc buying the same set up..but for the bbc..



on a side note..the NOS system.a 2 plate set up. will go under the duel throttle bodys by Fitech on the polished bbc tunnel ram.(sort ram)..about 10" high..
I did dig up a accel supper ram for the bbc...but it will just choke the 615 bb...even with a mono blade TB.. it sorta looks like a big stelth ram..lol I wanted to go 632 BBC..but nobody makes a pully and bracket set up for the water pump I want to run.. so I had to stay with a standard deck block...sucks..on a good note..it should all fit under the new hood...

Last edited by articwhiteZ; 12-03-2017 at 12:57 AM.
articwhiteZ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-03-2017, 12:57 AM   #9
Supreme Member
Thread Starter
iTrader: (41)
 
articwhiteZ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Spokane WA
Posts: 2,957
Car: 92 Lingenfelter Z28 articwhite
Engine: 427.Proram..cogDrive V1 T trim
Transmission: 700R4/curri entps9" locker
Axle/Gears: 4.11

Re: headers $2000

the new hood..soon to be painted..


if I have to ill have a intake made to fit under the hood... if it is to tall..

Last edited by articwhiteZ; 12-03-2017 at 01:03 AM.
articwhiteZ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-03-2017, 12:26 PM   #10
Moderator
 
AlkyIROC's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 1999
Location: 51N 114W, 3500'
Posts: 16,458
Car: 87 IROC L98
Engine: 588 Alcohol BBC
Transmission: Powerglide
Axle/Gears: Ford 9"/31 spline spool/4.86


Re: headers $2000

LOL! And $2000 for headers is only a drop in the bucket.

So when anyone sees a completely built hot rod for sale with a $40,000+ price tag, you need to realize exactly what goes into making something like that and the price is probably still a good deal.
AlkyIROC is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-03-2017, 01:53 PM   #11
Supreme Member
Thread Starter
iTrader: (41)
 
articwhiteZ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Spokane WA
Posts: 2,957
Car: 92 Lingenfelter Z28 articwhite
Engine: 427.Proram..cogDrive V1 T trim
Transmission: 700R4/curri entps9" locker
Axle/Gears: 4.11

Re: headers $2000

Quote:
Originally Posted by AlkyIROC View Post
LOL! And $2000 for headers is only a drop in the bucket.

So when anyone sees a completely built hot rod for sale with a $40,000+ price tag, you need to realize exactly what goes into making something like that and the price is probably still a good deal.
when doing it a 2nd or 3rd time ..I would look for a roller..guys sell them for cheap...$9000 to $15.000 all the time...this would save about 10 grand... on doing the hard stuff..

but with this one..iv had the car from Day1 and put the first miles on it...and a few bucks..

Last edited by articwhiteZ; 12-03-2017 at 01:59 PM.
articwhiteZ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-03-2017, 10:50 PM   #12
Moderator
 
AlkyIROC's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 1999
Location: 51N 114W, 3500'
Posts: 16,458
Car: 87 IROC L98
Engine: 588 Alcohol BBC
Transmission: Powerglide
Axle/Gears: Ford 9"/31 spline spool/4.86


Re: headers $2000

Agreed. If I had to do it all over again, I'd buy someone elses tube chassis car providing it has a current chassis certification.

As for my car, I look at it as MY race car. Nobody can look at it and say it was someone elses race car. I bought it as a street car and never drove it on the street. It was driven to my place and the plates were removed. Towed it to the shop the next day and gutted it for racing.
AlkyIROC is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-04-2017, 01:13 PM   #13
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Port Angeles, Wa
Posts: 711
Car: 1983 Camaro Z28
Engine: 383
Transmission: TSI Glide
Axle/Gears: Moser 9 inch


Re: headers $2000

Awesome Stuff Artic,
I have been eyeballing the Viking stuff for a while. I think I too will end up with front and rear coil over setups from them. They look like jewelry lol When I spoke with Viking they were pretty cool to deal with!

I called ed quay a while back (last summer) and it looked like they would be in the 1200 range still. looked like 695 base price plus options.


Looking at those pictures has me like a kid in a candy store and it isn't even my stuff lol
Great build!
izcain is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-05-2017, 04:12 PM   #14
Supreme Member
Thread Starter
iTrader: (41)
 
articwhiteZ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Spokane WA
Posts: 2,957
Car: 92 Lingenfelter Z28 articwhite
Engine: 427.Proram..cogDrive V1 T trim
Transmission: 700R4/curri entps9" locker
Axle/Gears: 4.11

Re: headers $2000

I don't know for sure in the tunnel ram is going to fit..iv been looking for pics on the net.og 3rd gens with rams on them to get a idea of what I have to work with..
I can always buy 2 drop base air cleaners and cut and tig them together to fir air cleaner/cleaners on top...but I think it might be close.... I want to use my bolt on 5" cowl hood..as I don't want anything sticking out..or to buy a 3rd hood..

the polished ram runs a grand....if its not going to clear..then it becomes a wall hanger..and then $2900 in to a sheet metal intake made just for me...its a bit much..but I want what I want...

Last edited by articwhiteZ; 12-05-2017 at 04:21 PM.
articwhiteZ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-05-2017, 08:57 PM   #15
Supreme Member
Thread Starter
iTrader: (41)
 
articwhiteZ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Spokane WA
Posts: 2,957
Car: 92 Lingenfelter Z28 articwhite
Engine: 427.Proram..cogDrive V1 T trim
Transmission: 700R4/curri entps9" locker
Axle/Gears: 4.11

Re: headers $2000

orderd the victor tunnel ram today polished..should see it in a few weeks.should have almost 3" over the top of the TBs when installed.. room to have a drop base air cleaner. to get the cowl hood to work..with air pan for the drop base...
I can drop it down about 1 1/2" more by making a sheet aluminum top with just the NOS plates for the TBs to sit on..

THIS without carbs...but with Fitech duel TBs ontop


ontop of this...for a bit more. get up....(also this will be a aluminum block) so it just like having a small block in the car..but with a bit more power..

925 hp and a tad over 800fptq...then add a small shot of nos at times......pump gas...sounds like fun....

Last edited by articwhiteZ; 12-06-2017 at 02:48 AM.
articwhiteZ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-06-2017, 02:20 PM   #16
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Port Angeles, Wa
Posts: 711
Car: 1983 Camaro Z28
Engine: 383
Transmission: TSI Glide
Axle/Gears: Moser 9 inch


Re: headers $2000

Been hearing good things about the Shafiroff engines. Sounded like he has a nice operation and was on the ball about getting his product out. People over on the Bullet have said he has short order times.
izcain is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-06-2017, 07:05 PM   #17
Supreme Member
Thread Starter
iTrader: (41)
 
articwhiteZ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Spokane WA
Posts: 2,957
Car: 92 Lingenfelter Z28 articwhite
Engine: 427.Proram..cogDrive V1 T trim
Transmission: 700R4/curri entps9" locker
Axle/Gears: 4.11

Re: headers $2000

I have talked to them a few times on doing a 1000hp big block..with out power adders..just want brute force..then top it off with a bit of NOS..to make up for the drive train power loss.. $20.000 ball park price for what I want..all that on pump gas...

all the other parts are just a day of ordering... will have the intake and Fiteach set up first..then eng...then headers..im keeping the fingers crossed I don't have to drop $2900 for a custom intake..but if I do.. ill get it set up for this eng rpm..

my home grown all aluminum ZL1 big block...lol

to this day march and billet specialties do not make a bracket and pully set up for the tall deck big blocks...so I'm stuck with a standard deck big block...or I would go with a 632bbc and go from there...feel my pain...

Last edited by articwhiteZ; 12-06-2017 at 07:17 PM.
articwhiteZ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-06-2017, 09:00 PM   #18
Moderator
 
AlkyIROC's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 1999
Location: 51N 114W, 3500'
Posts: 16,458
Car: 87 IROC L98
Engine: 588 Alcohol BBC
Transmission: Powerglide
Axle/Gears: Ford 9"/31 spline spool/4.86


Re: headers $2000

Quote:
Originally Posted by articwhiteZ View Post
I have talked to them a few times on doing a 1000hp big block..with out power adders..just want brute force


Power adder engines especially those 5.3 or 6.0L LS engine pumping out 1500+ HP with some turbos sure is nice but stuff like that doesn't work well enough for a consistent bracket race setup. NOS can be made relatively consistent but bottle pressure needs to be the same on every pass for that to happen.

Brute force HP should change very little from pass to pass.

My engine is punched out to 588 inches using a short deck Dart block. If I wanted to go bigger, a tall deck block needs to be used. A 632 would be nice especially if you build it for pump gas in a street car. That's a lot of displacement to make power even with a lower compression engine.

Never had mine on a dyno but I'd guess the engine is making around 1000HP but I also race at altitude so performance numbers are always lower. Technically, a naturally aspirated engine should peak out in the 1000-1200HP range unless you're doing something like a Pro Stock engine.

If I ever wanted to go to a bigger engine or had to replace the one I have, I'd be using SR20 heads just to help make more power.

As for your tunnel ram height, stuffing it all under the cowl is going to be difficult. I have a low cowl grafted onto an OEM fiberglass hood. I them mounted a low aero scoop onto that. The twin toilets just fit under all that without air filters. There was roughly 2" clearance to the underside of the scoop. I also have my engine dropped as low as it will go. Steering linkage prevents me from dropping the engine lower.



There's a tunnel ram under that but no air filters

I found the aero scoop grabs a lot of air and lifts the back of the hood up so I took it off in favor of an engine mounted scoop.



It's also much easier to look around this type of scoop than it is to try and look over a 6" cowl. I had a 6" cowl on my car briefly. I though it really sucked.

Last edited by AlkyIROC; 12-06-2017 at 09:09 PM.
AlkyIROC is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-06-2017, 10:25 PM   #19
Supreme Member
iTrader: (1)
 
DIGGLER's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: SC
Posts: 2,707


Re: headers $2000

engine/nitrous combo would casually cruise into the 4's in the 1/8 in a car setup for that.
DIGGLER is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-06-2017, 11:46 PM   #20
Supreme Member
Thread Starter
iTrader: (41)
 
articwhiteZ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Spokane WA
Posts: 2,957
Car: 92 Lingenfelter Z28 articwhite
Engine: 427.Proram..cogDrive V1 T trim
Transmission: 700R4/curri entps9" locker
Axle/Gears: 4.11

Re: headers $2000

I'm running a 6" cowl I probably set up higher than you because it doesn't seem to be a problem and picked the lowest ram made... with the ram I can drop the TBs down 1 and 1/2 inch more with a sheet aluminum top...we will see..im thinking your right...might be to tall..but all I need is 1 inch...keeping fingers crossed..if all fails..sheet metel intake!! made to order $2900

Last edited by articwhiteZ; 12-07-2017 at 01:04 AM.
articwhiteZ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-07-2017, 05:59 PM   #21
Supreme Member
Thread Starter
iTrader: (41)
 
articwhiteZ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Spokane WA
Posts: 2,957
Car: 92 Lingenfelter Z28 articwhite
Engine: 427.Proram..cogDrive V1 T trim
Transmission: 700R4/curri entps9" locker
Axle/Gears: 4.11

Re: headers $2000

Anyone with a big block Chevy standard deck in their car... can you measure from your intake manifold bolt to the top of the cow above the distributor where the hood seal would meet...

trying to get a reference measurement to get a ballpark within a half inch
articwhiteZ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-07-2017, 08:33 PM   #22
Moderator
 
AlkyIROC's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 1999
Location: 51N 114W, 3500'
Posts: 16,458
Car: 87 IROC L98
Engine: 588 Alcohol BBC
Transmission: Powerglide
Axle/Gears: Ford 9"/31 spline spool/4.86


Re: headers $2000

I don't have a hood seal any more. All that cowl area has been removed.
AlkyIROC is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-08-2017, 06:33 PM   #23
Supreme Member
Thread Starter
iTrader: (41)
 
articwhiteZ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Spokane WA
Posts: 2,957
Car: 92 Lingenfelter Z28 articwhite
Engine: 427.Proram..cogDrive V1 T trim
Transmission: 700R4/curri entps9" locker
Axle/Gears: 4.11

Re: headers $2000

Spoke with a manufacturer today... currently everybody's at the show... I'm having an intake made Ram Style with 4 inch runners with a dual top sheet metal $2300
with the water passages fittings that I want...

it cost me a hundred bucks to cancel my order on the polished Victor tunnel ram intake.... but now I'll have exactly something I know will fit... and the cool Factor will be off the charts...
articwhiteZ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-08-2017, 08:33 PM   #24
Moderator
 
AlkyIROC's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 1999
Location: 51N 114W, 3500'
Posts: 16,458
Car: 87 IROC L98
Engine: 588 Alcohol BBC
Transmission: Powerglide
Axle/Gears: Ford 9"/31 spline spool/4.86


Re: headers $2000

I'd love a sheet metal intake even if the performance gain was minimal. There's always the weight saving. My cast tunnel ram is heavy.
AlkyIROC is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-08-2017, 08:36 PM   #25
Supreme Member
Thread Starter
iTrader: (41)
 
articwhiteZ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Spokane WA
Posts: 2,957
Car: 92 Lingenfelter Z28 articwhite
Engine: 427.Proram..cogDrive V1 T trim
Transmission: 700R4/curri entps9" locker
Axle/Gears: 4.11

Re: headers $2000

this is the place...Hogan wanted $2900..
I let them know and they told me $2300...lol
http://www.weinlemotorsports.com/Cus...take-Manifolds
articwhiteZ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-08-2017, 08:37 PM   #26
Supreme Member
Thread Starter
iTrader: (41)
 
articwhiteZ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Spokane WA
Posts: 2,957
Car: 92 Lingenfelter Z28 articwhite
Engine: 427.Proram..cogDrive V1 T trim
Transmission: 700R4/curri entps9" locker
Axle/Gears: 4.11

Re: headers $2000

Quote:
Originally Posted by AlkyIROC View Post
I'd love a sheet metal intake even if the performance gain was minimal. There's always the weight saving. My cast tunnel ram is heavy.

I completely forgot about that weight savings...makes up for the money lost
going to add the water cross over thermostat housing and temp bungs... short runners for the heads rectangle port.
and the top set up for the 4150 base x 2 all at a total height of 8" this should be less then a stealth ram in height..add the duel TBs on top I should have 4+ inch's for a air cleaner set up..sorta like mini ram but made of sheet aluminum..

the 502 ramjet intake is almost 11" tall

Last edited by articwhiteZ; 12-08-2017 at 09:15 PM.
articwhiteZ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-08-2017, 10:04 PM   #27
Moderator
 
AlkyIROC's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 1999
Location: 51N 114W, 3500'
Posts: 16,458
Car: 87 IROC L98
Engine: 588 Alcohol BBC
Transmission: Powerglide
Axle/Gears: Ford 9"/31 spline spool/4.86


Re: headers $2000

This is what currently sits on my block. With the toilets, there's no fuel in the plenum. Injector nozzles are at the base of the runners.

The flying toilets are bolted down in the Dominator pattern. They're 4.1" butterfly that flow 1800 CFM each.

AlkyIROC is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-08-2017, 10:50 PM   #28
Supreme Member
Thread Starter
iTrader: (41)
 
articwhiteZ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Spokane WA
Posts: 2,957
Car: 92 Lingenfelter Z28 articwhite
Engine: 427.Proram..cogDrive V1 T trim
Transmission: 700R4/curri entps9" locker
Axle/Gears: 4.11

Re: headers $2000

Quote:
Originally Posted by AlkyIROC View Post
This is what currently sits on my block. With the toilets, there's no fuel in the plenum. Injector nozzles are at the base of the runners.

The flying toilets are bolted down in the Dominator pattern. They're 4.1" butterfly that flow 1800 CFM each.

what ya got there about 30lbs that's a stack of parts.

this is sorta what I'm doing its a full 4 inches shorter.then your victor... with the nos plates..thats the plan
having the eng builders send a set of intake gaskets to the intake builders to port match to what they do..


Last edited by articwhiteZ; 12-08-2017 at 11:35 PM.
articwhiteZ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-09-2017, 12:27 AM   #29
Moderator
 
AlkyIROC's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 1999
Location: 51N 114W, 3500'
Posts: 16,458
Car: 87 IROC L98
Engine: 588 Alcohol BBC
Transmission: Powerglide
Axle/Gears: Ford 9"/31 spline spool/4.86


Re: headers $2000

I don't think you'll have much of a problem stuffing that under a 6" cowl. It looks like the top of that manifold is about the same height as the top of the runners on mine.

The downside to this tunnel ram is that I need to pull it off the engine to pull the engine out of the car. The ceiling of my garage isn't tall enough to put in an overhead crane and an engine hoist won't lift high enough if it sits just above the toilets. Pulling the intake allows the engine hoist to attach much closer to the block and I can easily lift it over the fenders with the tires sitting on the ground.

I like the idea I saw in another post with a removable rad support. You don't need to lift the engine as high to pull it out.

Last edited by AlkyIROC; 12-09-2017 at 12:32 AM.
AlkyIROC is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-09-2017, 01:05 AM   #30
Supreme Member
Thread Starter
iTrader: (41)
 
articwhiteZ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Spokane WA
Posts: 2,957
Car: 92 Lingenfelter Z28 articwhite
Engine: 427.Proram..cogDrive V1 T trim
Transmission: 700R4/curri entps9" locker
Axle/Gears: 4.11

Re: headers $2000

with the small blocks I can install the eng and tranny as one unit...always did the intake when the eng was in the car..the Big block will be aluminum..so the wt will be close to a small block..i have one of the crank eng chains so I can do all the tilt and stuff when installing...



its not going to be the same...ever...
I don't know why I did not do this from the start...lol

Last edited by articwhiteZ; 12-09-2017 at 01:43 AM.
articwhiteZ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Yesterday, 05:08 PM   #31
Supreme Member
Thread Starter
iTrader: (41)
 
articwhiteZ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Spokane WA
Posts: 2,957
Car: 92 Lingenfelter Z28 articwhite
Engine: 427.Proram..cogDrive V1 T trim
Transmission: 700R4/curri entps9" locker
Axle/Gears: 4.11

Re: headers $2000

so the new block is 9.855 tall Aluminum with brodix 380 heads. Crower Stainless Steel Shaft Rocker.mech roller.(like it better). custom intake. with fitech duel TBs. and Dan Lemon headers.. that's the bulk of it...with a 10.5 to 1 CPR.
articwhiteZ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Yesterday, 10:46 PM   #32
Moderator
 
AlkyIROC's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 1999
Location: 51N 114W, 3500'
Posts: 16,458
Car: 87 IROC L98
Engine: 588 Alcohol BBC
Transmission: Powerglide
Axle/Gears: Ford 9"/31 spline spool/4.86


Re: headers $2000 GOING Big Block!

Should be able to easily put you in the 8 second range especially at a sea level track.
AlkyIROC is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Go Back   Third Generation F-Body Message Boards >

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Advertising
Featured Sponsors
Vendor Directory

1982 Camaro '82 || 1983 Camaro '83 || 1984 Camaro '84 || 1985 Camaro '85 || 1986 Camaro '86 || 1987 Camaro '87 || 1988 Camaro '88 || 1989 Camaro '89 || 1990 Camaro '90 || 1991 Camaro '91 || 1992 Camaro '92


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:08 AM.


All content copyright 1997 - 2014 ThirdGen.org. All rights reserved. No part of this website may be reproduced without the expressed, documented, and written consent of ThirdGen.org's Administrators. We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.
 
  • Ask a Question
    Get answers from community experts
Question Title:
Description:
Your question will be posted in: