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HEAVY METAL
10-06-2006, 12:39 AM
well figure i'd start a thread on the big block......

pulled the front clip off of the parts truck today... gettin ready to pull the motor ( i'll post pics tomorrow)....

was talkin to nutbar and bigb last nite..... they gonna help me build a 500 hp motor! [36] [36] [36] [36] [36] [36] [36] [36] [36] so i'll post pics and ask questions as i go!..... big blocked and boggered by new years yo! [cheers]


my dream truck is getting closer and closer......this is cool! [41]

HEAVY METAL
10-06-2006, 12:41 AM
like hey pistnbroke........ whats a good header for the 454? and i want three inch mufflers right?

epic3
10-06-2006, 12:44 AM
mufflers what for pipes right through the hood like all good stave trucks hehehe

HEAVY METAL
10-06-2006, 12:45 AM
phil i would fukin love to do that but i still want to drive it on the street.....

do they make a side dump header?

epic3
10-06-2006, 12:45 AM
I`ve seen em and wired electric ones up to

HEAVY METAL
10-06-2006, 12:46 AM
electric would fail after awhile.. just manual.. wing nut style.......thta would be wicked......

epic3
10-06-2006, 12:47 AM
just have a normal set modded

HEAVY METAL
10-06-2006, 12:48 AM
waitint o hear from pistnbroke my exhaust guy.....shorties or full length what will be best...

epic3
10-06-2006, 12:50 AM
does it matter your talkin spare change with 500 ponies incharge

BC_4RUNNER
10-06-2006, 12:51 AM
Oh lordy, thats gonna be one big trail rig........ I mean mud truck:D

HEAVY METAL
10-06-2006, 12:52 AM
you mean both greg...............................

B
10-06-2006, 12:53 AM
ur exhast is just fine .... why spend the extra trust me it will sound way better than the small block does ... not that it doesn't sound good .....only so much dough yo ....:)

HEAVY METAL
10-06-2006, 12:54 AM
i need headers tho.....

B
10-06-2006, 01:00 AM
yep and a rebuild 4 ur sm465 before u put that bad boy in front of it ,,,[5][5][5][5][5]

HEAVY METAL
10-06-2006, 01:04 AM
yep and a rebuild 4 ur sm465 before u put that bad boy in front of it ,,,[5][5][5][5][5]


ahead of that game yo...... have a mint one in the shop already....[36]

oh man this is gona be fun.....cant wait for the first smoke show [15] [15]

B
10-06-2006, 01:07 AM
i member steveo w his bbc at the enterance to stave doin figure 8s continuas while rubbing his fingers togther making the money sign out the window and smokin his 40s ..... [5][5][5][5][5]

78f150
10-06-2006, 03:58 AM
Steve and his 396 is always good for a show.

tenpack
10-06-2006, 07:40 AM
i knew it was coming when you were starting to sell the peices of the 2wd propane truck.


C'mon, throw up some specs.

I'd go with shorty headers for the fact they wont hang below teh frame rails like some do, so they wont get cuaght or thrashed on anything. I'd go dual 3'' with some quality mufflers, if you're above the 5k gvw, then just straight pipe it.

How much cam? What sort of heads? FI?

I agree with bigb, get a quaility tranny in there built before you put a bbc in. WHat kind of clutch?

bakelite
10-06-2006, 09:06 AM
alright good on ya Dean [36] [36] [36] [cheers] Happy for ya man. :)

HEAVY METAL
10-06-2006, 11:38 AM
tenpack.... we r gonna try a " low buck" build....edelbrock air gap performer, edelbrock carb, headers, msd ignition ( thanks chris) not sure on exact cam yet gonna use stock heads port an dpolish and re-valve, kinda goin by advice of friends....

tenpack
10-06-2006, 07:01 PM
awesome, cant wait to see some parts come in. Looking forward to seeing it come together.

smitty454
10-06-2006, 08:42 PM
sounds like you got a pretty good start, your gonna love the power, I am in the 500hp club but the only real difference I did to mine was bore it out to 468cid, I found the best headers to use were dynomax ceramic coated I've had them for 2 years and still no rust after hardcore offroad use, plus the price is awsome compared to hooker super comps. the long tube headers give you a better spread of power and a huge difference overs stock, BUT I lowered my truck for better flex and it makes it real tight for the front driveshaft (actually rubs alittle under compression) and make for some tricky bends to get around the th400 and the dual transfer cases. but don't worry about hanging below the frame it happens right where the spings packs are so you would ruin your trans way before your headers. As for the trans a center force dual friction is maditory but be prepared for breaking everything if you love the throttle with manual trans, I seen a buddy with a big block and manual trans sheer his np205 input shaft, thats why I went with the th400 32 spline shafts plus the slipage in the torque converter saves dana 60 axles shafts from breakage. good luck with your build and we need to see some pics.

HEAVY METAL
10-06-2006, 08:59 PM
thanks for the heads up smitty.. already runnin the centerforce,,,,i'll look into the dynamax headers fer sure...

89Ford
10-09-2006, 06:50 PM
i wouldnt run the eldlebrock carb...a few of my buddies had em, and hated them, they worked ok, but never got it to set up just right and always had jetting and mixture issues, i know their cheap compaird to a holley, and a holley need tuning more often but id say its worth the hassle if you wana build big power.....But i dont have any personal exsperince on my own vehicle, so just a thought to consider..

wick07
10-09-2006, 07:25 PM
cant wait to see this its gonna be a gong show deaner... now u can pull me threw the pits